New 70 NCX stop in Oyster Bay

BC Transit, the Regional District of Nanaimo, the Cowichan Valley Regional District, and Stz’uminus First Nation, are informing customers of a new bus stop that will serve the Oyster Bay area starting March 31, 2024.

The new bus stop will be located on Oyster Sto’Lo Road at the Trans-Canada Highway 1 and will serve Route 70 NCX Nanaimo – Cowichan Express in both Northbound and Southbound directions.

Service levels and scheduled trip times on Route 70 NCX will remain the same.

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Media Contacts

BC Transit Communications                  

Regional District of Nanaimo Communications Coordinator

250-390-6502 |