Repaired ferry resuming service Tuesday on Little River-Powell River run

Record Staff
After two weeks of inconvenience, the Queen of Burnaby is ready to resume service between Little River and Powell River.

Record StaffAfter two weeks of inconvenience to ferry riders travelling between Little River and Powell River, the repaired Queen of Burnaby is ready to resume service.A mechanical problem unexpectedly knocked the 192-car ferry out of commission. BC Ferries replaced it with the 49-car North Island Princess, creating challenges to people who needed to travel on the route.BC Ferries offered charter flights between Powell River and Comox for the same price as ferry passage. That service expires at the end of Tuesday’s scheduled flights.The Queen of Burnaby passed sea trials Sunday to test repairs to its port propeller and hydraulic control system. It will resume sailing on the run Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. from Little River.

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