Halifax Transit route 6 'Eastern Passage'

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6 Eastern Passage
Halifax Transit Logo.png
Created 2021
Types of Busses Used Nova Bus LFS Artic
New Flyer D40LF
New Flyer DE60LFR
Number of Branches 3
Route Type Corridor
Distance -
Ridership (2020)
Frequencies
Mid-day/Evening every 15 minutes
Peak periods every 7-15 minutes
Late Night every 30 minutes
Saturdays every 30 minutes
Sunday/Holidays every 30 minutes

6 Eastern Passage SmallAccessible.gif is a bus route operated by the Halifax Transit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Route Details

This route is a heavily used route that provides all day service from the Bridge Terminal in Dartmouth to Eastern Passage. The route travels along Pleasant Street, with the A branch ending at the Woodside Ferry Terminal. Route B/C continue along to Main road entering into Eastern Passage. The route B then contines to Oceanview Manor, where it terminates, meanwhile the route C terminates at Samuel Danial Drive & Cow Bay Road. 6A does not provide weekend or night service. This route is a corridor route, meaning it travels at a high frequency.

Branches

  • 6A Woodside
  • 6B Eastern Passage
  • 6C Heritage Hills

History

This route was implemented on November 21, 2021. It was put in place as part of Halifax Transit's Moving Forward Together Program, which featured an overhaul of the entire transit system. It was put in to replace the former 60 Eastern Passage, and former 63 Woodside, which were both discontinued as part of the plan.

Destination signs

Destination Sign Description
6A WOODSIDE
VIA PLEASANT
Outbound to Woodside Ferry Terminal
6A BRIDGE TERMINAL
VIA PLEASANT
Inbound to Bridge Terminal
6B EASTERN PASSAGE
VIA WOODSIDE
Outbound to Eastern Passage
6B BRIDGE TERMINAL
VIA WOODSIDE
Inbound to Bridge Terminal
6C HERITAGE HILLS
VIA WOODSIDE
Outbound to Heritage Hills
6C BRIDGE TERMINAL
VIA WOODSIDE
Inbound to Bridge Terminal