Wednesday, June 23, 2021

‘Beach bus’ starting on Saturday

Public transit route S1, known as the Beach Bus, will begin operations this Saturday, June 12, Municipal officials say.

With Ontario moving to Step One of the Provincial government’s Roadmap to Reopen this Friday, the Beach Bus will carry out the remainder of its 2021 summer schedule subject to further restrictions.

Route S1 will operate every Saturday through the Labour Day weekend.

It will also operate on Canada Day (Thursday, July 1) and the Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Civic and Labour Day long weekends (July 31 – August 2, and September 4 – 6)

Each operating day will see four round trip departure times from Chatham to Mitchell’s Bay – stopping in Pain Court and Grande Pointe – and four round trip departure times from Chatham to Erieau – stopping in Charing Cross and Blenheim.

Visit for schedule and fare information.

COVID-19 rules remain in place on all transit routes.

Masks or face coverings are mandatory.

Please maintain physical distancing whenever possible including at bus stops, Municipal officials added.

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