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Savings to be found at Duke Point terminal

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Editor:

The one fact that jumps out about BC Ferries route analysis is that route No. 30 Duke Point to Tsawwassen loses $30 million a year.

This route was primarily designed so that trucks and vehicles could bypass Vancouver. The rationalization of this route may require a truck ferry service in the non-peak months and/or moving some of the vehicle traffic to Departure Bay.

Surely a million dollars of savings can be found on this route that would go a long way in making up the $18.9 million shortfall?

Route No. 3 Langdale carries twice as many vehicles and passengers as the Duke Point run, so before any significant cuts are made here, ferry management should look at the Duke Point terminal.

Daryl Brachat, Gibsons


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