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Coast Mountain Bus Company route 324 'Newton Exchange / Surrey Central Station'

324 Newton Exchange/Surrey Central Station
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New Flyer XN40 – 18102 on the 324 Newton Exchange at Surrey Central Station.
Service Area Surrey
Termini Newton Exchange
Surrey Central Station
Operations Surrey Transit Centre
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Branches 324 Newton Exchange
324 Surrey Central Station

324 Newton Exchange/Surrey Central Station TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Route Details

This is a north-south route serving the City of Surrey between Surrey Central Station and Newton Exchange via 132nd Street. Service is provided every 20 minutes during peak hours and half hourly at all other times. It services a mix of residential and industrial areas.

The route departs Surrey Central Station by University Drive to take 104th Avenue, 132nd Street southbound until turning east onto 68th Avenue followed by 138th Street and then 72nd Avenue westbound to Newton Exchange.

Points of Interest

  • North Surrey Recreation Centre
  • Central City Shopping Centre
  • Simon Fraser University – Surrey Campus
  •    Surrey Central Station (Bay 8)
  • Kwantlen Park Secondary School
  • Surrey Transit Centre
  • École Gabrielle-Roy
  • Newton Youth Centre
  • Surrey Public Library Newton Branch
  • Newton Town Centre
  • Newton Wave Pool
  •   Newton Exchange (Bay 8)
  • Newton Recreation Centre and Community Hall

History

  • October 1975 - Service introduced as 324 132nd Street, providing local service between Whalley Exchange and Newton Exchange. Select trips ran to South Newton displaying "To Panorama Ridge–56th Avenue"[1]
  • September 1982 - Downtown terminus moved to Melville Street east of Thurlow[2]
  • January 1986 - Service to Vancouver discontinued
  • November 1986 - Service revised to operate between Whalley Exchange and Scottsdale Mall, with peak hour express service extending to New Westminster Station[3]
  • March 1990 - Express peak hour service between Whalley Exchange and Scott Road Station introduced and service rerouted from Newton Exchange to King George Highway; service between Newton Exchange and Scottsdale Mall replaced by the [4]
  • October 2001 - Service after 10:00 PM is cancelled and the routing revised to travel along 68th Avenue between 138th Street and King George Highway for better service to Newton Exchange[5]
  • April 2003 - Route became bike rack equipped[6]
  • September 2008 - Weekend and holiday service improved to 30 minute frequencies while Monday to Friday service is improved to 30 minutes from 6AM to 9PM in conjunction with routes 323 Newton Exchange/Surrey Central Station and 324 Newton Exchange/Surrey Central Station

References

  1. The Buzzer October 28, 1975 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 06-01-2017
  2. The Buzzer September 3, 1982 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 18-11-2017
  3. The Buzzer October 24, 1986 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 26-04-2020
  4. The Buzzer March 9, 1990 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 27-04-2020
  5. Service cuts for October 15, 2001 listed by route, translink.ca, retrieved 12-12-2009
  6. The Buzzer April 18, 2003 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 01-12-2017
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Former Contractors Bonny's Taxi Ltd.Bowen Island Community TransitDW Services Ltd.Metro Shuttle Service Ltd.
Current Fleet 2101–2199, 2201–2289 2501–2540 2541–2574 3309–3358 7447–7499, 7501–7504 8102–8117 8118–8156 9201–9276 9277–9285 9401–9499, 9501–9542 9543–9581, 9583–9590 9605–9699, 9701–9725 9726–9791 9797–9799 12001–12025 14001–14045 15001–15021 16001–16051 16101–16130, 16137 16201–16226 18001–18063 18101–18206 18301–18404 18451–18473 19001–19047 19101–19147 19301–19302 19303–19304 19401–19432
Community Shuttle Fleet 16501–16562 17506–17564 18510–18527 19503–19535, 19538–19549 19550–19554
Retired Fleet 2701–2947 3001–3021 3101–3210 3211–3257 3258–3282 3283–3299, 3301–3308 4101–4115 4116–4143 4144–4192 4193–4278 5501–5508 5509–5521 7101–7150 7151–7197, 7199–7243 7244–7246 7247–7297 7298 7301–7374 7375–7399, 7401–7429 7430–7446 8001–8021 8022–8047 8048–8099, 8101
Retired Community Shuttle Fleet S001 S002 (1st) S002 (2nd) S003–S004 S006–S012 S013–S016 S017 S018–S056 S057–S059 S060–S061 S062–S102 S200–S236 S237–S257 S258–S301 S302–S356 S357–S380 S381 S382–S393 S410–S434 S435–S464 S465–S471 S501–S544 S1301–S1320 S1321 S1322–S1325
Paint Schemes                        
  SeaBus
Current Fleet Burrard BeaverBurrard Pacific BreezeBurrard Otter II
Retired Fleet Burrard Otter
Terminals   Lonsdale Quay     Waterfront Station
Bus Loops and Exchanges
Vancouver   29th Avenue StationBlanca Loop  Boundary Loop   Burrard Station    Commercial–Broadway Station  Dunbar Loop   Joyce StationKnight Street–Marine Drive  Kootenay Loop  Main Street Station  Marine Drive StationMarpole Loop  Nanaimo StationStanley Park Loop   UBC Exchange      Waterfront Station
Burnaby &
New West
  22nd Street Station  Braid Station  Brentwood Station  Edmonds Station   Lougheed Station  New Westminster Station   Production Way Station  Metrotown Station  SFU Exchange  Sperling Station
Tri-Cities   Burquitlam Station    Coquitlam Central Station   Moody Centre Station  Port Coquitlam Station
Richmond   Bridgeport Station  Richmond–Brighouse Station
North Shore Capilano University   Lonsdale Quay  Park Royal  Phibbs Exchange
Pitt Meadows
& Maple Ridge
  Haney Place  Maple Meadows Station  Pitt Meadows Station
South of Fraser Carvolth Exchange  Guildford ExchangeLadner ExchangeLangley CentreMatthews Exchange  Newton Exchange  Scott Road StationScottsdale ExchangeSouth Delta ExchangeSouth Surrey Park and Ride   Surrey Central StationWhite Rock Centre
Former Exchanges Airport StationBrentwood MallCoquitlam Recreation CentreCoquitlam StationEast Guildford Park and RideLougheed MallLougheed Park and RideMeadow Ridge CentrePitt Meadows Park and RidePort Moody StationPNE Park and RidePort Coquitlam CentreRenfrew LoopRichmond CentreRichmond ExchangeSexsmith Park and RideSouth Richmond Park and RideWalnut Grove Park and Ride
Routes
  R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
Conventional 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 19 20 22 25 26 27 28 29 32 33 41 44 49 50 84 99 100 101 104 106 110 112 116 119 123 128 129 130 133 134 136 143 144 145 150 151 152 153 155 156 159 160 179 183 188 191 209 210 211 212 214 222 228 229 230 231 232 236 240 241 245 246 247 249 250 253 254 255 257 258 301 311 312 314 316 319 320 321 323 324 325 326 329 335 337 340 341 342 345 351 352 354 364 375 388 391 393 394 395 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 410 418 430 480 501 502 503 509 531 555 595 601 602 603 604 606 608 620 640 701 791
Community Shuttle 23 31 42 68 103 105 109 131 132 146 147 148 157 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 180 181 182 184 185 186 187 189 215 227 251 252 256 262 280 281 282 310 322 360 361 362 363 370 371 372 373 412 413 414 416 560 561 562 563 564 609 614 616 617 618 619 719 722 733 741 743 744 745 746 748 749
NightBus N8 N9 N10 N15 N17 N19 N20 N22 N24 N35
School Trips 840 848 855 861 863 864 865 880 881
Discontinued/ Renumbered 1 23 35 42 43 51 70 95 96 97 98 102 103 108 114 115 125 131 133 135 137 139 142 147 148 149 150 154 158 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 177 178 179 189 190 197 222 226 239 242 259 290 292 310 317 318 328 330 332 353 355 356 357 358 390 411 420 421 424 425 488 490 491 492 496 506 507 511 590 705 709 712 721 722 804 807 828 C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 C15 C18 C19 C20 C21 C22 C23 C24 C25 C26 C27 C28 C29 C30 C31 C35 C36 C37 C38 C40 C41 C43 C44 C45 C46 C47 C48 C49 C50 C51 C52 C53 C60 C61 C62 C63 C64 C70 C71 C73 C74 C75 C76 C84 C86 C87 C88 C89 C90 C92 C93 C94 C95 C96 C98 C99 N6 N16
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