Coast Mountain Bus Company route 211 'Seymour / Phibbs Exchange / Burrard Station'
|Service Area||North Vancouver|
|Termini||Panorama Drive at Naughton Avenue*|
|Operations||Burnaby Transit Centre|
|Vehicles||Nova Bus LFS|
211 Burrard Station
211 Phibbs Exchange (select trips)
School Special (PM School Special trip)
* some trips terminate or start at Banbury Road & Gallant Avenue.
211 Seymour/Phibbs Exchange/Burrard Station is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The route travels from Deep Cove, along Mount Seymour Parkway, to Phibbs Exchange. Mid-day trips continue from Phibbs across the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge into East Vancouver. The route travels along McGill Street until it turns into Nanaimo Street. From there, the route turns onto Dundas Street which turns into Powell Street. The route then turns onto Main Street, travelling through Chinatown, until it turns on Pender Street. The route continues until it turns on Cambie Street. From there the bus turns on Dunsmuir Street, where it stays until reaching Burrard Station.
Most trips daily around mid-morning to mid-afternoon travel to Vancouver and trips around early morning and late afternoon to late evening daily terminate at Phibbs Exchange.
A School Special trip in the afternoon begins at Mount Seymour Parkway at Lytton Street and goes to Panorama Drive at Naughton Avenue, with no changes in routing.
211 Stopping Procedures
Pick-up and drop-off service at all local stops. Pick-up and drop-off restrictions apply at stops in Vancouver. Drop-off only service at all 211 stops towards Burrard Station and pick-up only service at all 211 stops towards Upper Lynn Valley.
|Local service between Panorama Drive & Naughton Avenue and the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge|
|McGill Street & N. Renfrew Street||4 210|
|Dundas Street & N. Garden Drive
Dundas Street & N. Nanaimo Street
|4 7 210|
|Powell Street & Commercial Drive||4 7 210|
|Main Street & Powell Street
E. Cordova Street & Main Street
|3 4 7 8 210|
|E. Pender Street & Main Street||3 4 7 8 19 22||
|W. Pender Street & Carrall Street||4 7 19 22||
|W. Pender Street & Abbott Street||4 7 19 22 50||
|Local service with stopping restrictions between W. Pender Street & Homer Street and Burrard Station|
Points of Interest
- Phibbs Exchange (Bay 4 – Burrard Station) (Bay 6 – Seymour)
- Ron Andrews Rec Centre
- Parkgate Shopping Centre
- Dollar Shopping Centre
- Deep Cove
To Burrard Station:
- Hastings Park
- Victoria Square
- Granville Station
- Pacific Centre
- Burrard Station (Bay 2)
- Bentall Centre
- Royal Centre
- Circa 1950 - Portion of current route was introduced as Lynnmour–Seymour which operated from Ferry Wharf (now Lonsdale Quay) to Lynnmour.
- October 1953 - Prior route is modified as Keith–Seymour–Hastings. Service revised to go from Ferry Wharf to either Lynnmour or Kootenay Loop. This also makes up parts of the current routes 232 Grouse Mountain/Phibbs Exchange and 28 Joyce Station/Phibbs Exchange
- December 1955 - Route renamed Keith–Hastings.
- January 1964 - Route renamed 94 Seymour. Service went from Esplanade at Lonsdale to Seymour Terminal (Seymour Boulevard at Fern) via Keith Road.
- March 1967 - Service discontinued. Portions of the route along Keith Road are adapted to the new 89 Queens/92 Keith which operated from Cleveland Dam to Kootenay Loop along Lonsdale Avenue.
- October 1973 - Off-peak service introduced between Deep Cove (Banbury at Gallant) and Phibbs exchange as 211 Seymour. Another route, the 911 Seymour FastBUS, is introduced for peak-hour service between Deep Cove and Downtown Vancouver (Hornby at Smithe).
- May 1975 - Downtown terminus moved to Haro–Smithe Connector between Thurlow and Burrard Streets.
- February 1976 - From Mt. Seymour Parkway, buses now route via Fairway Drive to get to Dollarton Highway.
- April 1981 - Downtown routing revised to take Pender Street; service along Main Street and Hastings Street discontinued
- November 1986 - Downtown terminus extended to Burrard Station from Dunsmuir & Hornby
- September 1997 - Service rerouted to operate along the entire length of Mount Seymour Parkway instead of routing through the Windsor Park area, which is replaced by a reroute of the 215; select trips to interline with the 239 at Phibbs Exchange; morning peak service revised to operate as 290
- June 2013 - Powell Street Upgrades: Seymour routing detoured from Homer & Pender via Homer, Hastings, Clark, then regular routing; Vancouver-bound service from Powell & Clark via Clark, Hastings, Howe, then regular route to Burrard Station
- August 2014 - Completion of Powell Street Upgrades; regular routing restored
- September 2016 - North Vancouver Transit Centre closed down, operations moved to Burnaby Transit Centre
- April 2020 - Westbound trips going beyond Phibbs Exchange renamed from 211 Vancouver to 211 Burrard Station
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- The Buzzer October 20, 1953 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
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- The Buzzer January 3, 1964 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer March 24, 1967 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer October 16, 1973 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer May 23, 1975 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer February 27, 1976 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer April 3, 1981 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 26-04-2020
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- The Buzzer August 22, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 03-05-2020
- The Buzzer June 28, 2013 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 12-06-2020
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