Natal Day Weekend Transit Service


(Wednesday, July 27, 2011) Halifax, NS – Metro Transit is pleased to
offer enhanced ferry service throughout the Natal Day weekend, beginning
on Thursday, July 28, to accommodate citizens attending various Natal
Day weekend events. Additionally, a number of detours are required
throughout the weekend to accommodate Natal Day celebrations, Macdonald
Bridge closures and the Natal Day Parade. Metro Transit passengers
should anticipate some delays in service throughout the weekend.
Alderney Ferry Service
Thursday, July 28:
6:30 am – 9:00 am (every 15 minutes)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm (every 30 minutes)
12:00 pm – 1:00 am (every 15 minutes)*
Friday, July 29:
Regular Schedule
Saturday, July 30:
6:30 am – 3:00 pm (every 30 minutes)
3:00 pm – 1:00 am (every 15 minutes)*
Sunday, July 31:
10:30 am – 1:00 am (every 30 minutes)*
Monday, August 1:
Holiday Schedule
*The last ferry will depart the Halifax Ferry Terminal at 12:45 am.
The Woodside Ferry will operate on its regular schedule; as such there
will be no Woodside Ferry service on the holiday, Monday, August 1.
A number of detours will be required over the Natal Day weekend to
accommodate Natal Day celebrations and Macdonald Bridge closures.
Detailed detours are available online at or by
contacting the HRM Call Centre at 490.4000. Otherwise, bus service will
be as follows:
Thursday, July 28:
Regular weekday service
Friday, July 29:
Regular weekday service
Saturday, July 30:
Regular Saturday service
Sunday, July 31:
Regular Sunday service
Monday, August 1:
Regular Holiday service*
*Conventional and Access-A-Bus will operate on holiday service
schedules; MetroLink, MetroX, and Community Transit will not be in
service as per the regular schedule.
For more information on bus and ferry schedules, visit

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