British Columbia

Ferries cancelled between Tsawwassen and Duke Point

BC Ferries has cancelled six sailing between Tsawwassen and Duke Point due to mechanical issues with the Queen of Alberni.

Mechanical issues on the Queen of Alberni takes vessel out of service for whole day

Mechanical problems with the Queen of Alberni has forced the cancellation of sailings between Tsawwassen and Duke Point. (BC Ferries)

People planning to travel Monday on BC Ferries between Tsawwassen and Duke Point are advised to check the schedule and the status of their reservation after six sailings were cancelled due to mechanical issues with the Queen of Alberni.

BC Ferries spokesperson Debrorah Marshall says the vessel will be out of commission for the entire day forcing the cancellation of the 5:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. PT sailings out of Tsawwassen on the Mainland, and the 7:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 5:45 p.m. PT sailings from Duke Point on Vancouver Island.

Marshall says repairs will take the whole day but that the schedule should return to normal Tuesday.

"We do expect that vessel to go back into service tomorrow, that's what engineering is telling us," said Marshall. 

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