Ministry of Transportation Inland Ferries Shelter Bay - Galena
|Shelter Bay - Galena Bay|
|Type of Route||
|Contract operator||WaterBridge Ferries Inc.|
|Vessel based out of Shelter Bay||Columbia|
|Sailing takes||20 minutes|
|First and last sailing out of [[Balfour||5:00 am * |
|First and last sailing out of Kootenay Bay||5:30 am *|
12:30 pm *
This route is WaterBridge Ferries Inc. by British Columbia Ministry of Transportation Inland Ferries with subsidy from Provincial of British Columbia.
This route sails on Upper Arrow lake between Shelter Bay to Galena Bay.
Number of sailings
- 20 sailing a day
How to determine will the vessel is?
Sailing take place on hour from Shelter Bay and half past the hour from Gelena Bay. Delays may occur after refuelling.
This route started in 1957 with opening of Gelena Bay opening but sailed to Arrowhead. In 1968 Arrowhead terminal moved to Shelter Bay. With the new shorten route D.E.V. Galena enter service on route. In 1990 a secondary vessel joined the route which operated in summer with a capacity of 30 vehicles and 150 per sailing named the Shelter Bay. In 2014 a new single vessel with a capacity of 80 vehicles and 250 passengers per sailing was placed on route named Columbia.
Columbia conversion to electric at late date.