Ministry of Transportation Inland Ferries Francois Lake - Southbank
|Francois Lake - Southbank|
|Type of Route||
|Contract operator||Waterbridge Equipment Ltd.|
|Vessel based out of Southbank||Francois Forester|
|Sailing takes||15 minutes|
|First and last sailing out of [[[Ministry of Transportation Inland Ferries Southbank Ferry Terminal|Southbank]]||5:30 am *|
10:30 am *
|First and last sailing out of Francois Lake||5:55 am *|
11:00 pm *
* year round
This route is contract out Waterbridge Equipment Ltd. by British Columbia Ministry of Transportation Inland Ferries with subsidy from Province of British Columbia.
This route crosses Francois Lake.
Number of sailing
- 19 sailing on Monday to Friday excluding July and August
- 18 sailing on Saturday & Sunday include Monday to Friday in July and August
How to determine will the vessel is?
50 minutes frequency from each terminal. 8:00 am from [[[Ministry of Transportation Inland Ferries Southbank Ferry Terminal|Southbank]] and 3:45 pm from Francois Lake only occur on school days.
In 1983 a 34 passengers and 200 passengers vessel named Omineca Princess. Commercial vehicles traffic overwhelm the current vessel so the Ministry of Transportation needed a new vessel. 52 vehicles and 150 passengers per sailing was built named Francois Foroster.