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Baynes Sound Connector – Buckley Bay

The cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector arriving at the BC Ferries terminal in Buckley Bay. Baynes Sound Connector is the first cable ferry to be put in operation by BC Ferries.

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Lahave cable ferry

The Lahave cable ferry crosses the Lahave River to connect Highway 331 in Lahave and Highway 3 in East Lahave. It was a nice short cut for me to head from Crescent Beach and onward to Lunenburg and Chester. The … Continue reading

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MV Quinitsa

I recently travelled on BC Ferries Mv Quinitsa on one of her last runs across Baynes Sound between Buckley Bay and Denman Island, before she is replaced by the new cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector. Above and below, Quinitsa … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

Work continues at the BC Ferries cable ferry facility in Buckley Bay While Seaspan has been conducting trials on the Baynes Sound Connector, it appears that problems with the drive cable are persisting – there is little information regarding the … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

BC Ferries Baynes cable ferry Sound Connector undergoing trials You can see the pre-tension load on the south guide cable Being a cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector has a centerline drive cable, and port and starboard (north and south) … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

  The Baynes Sound Connector at the BC Ferries terminal in Buckley Bay – the cables for this yet to be delivered cable ferry appear to be rusting prematurely, which lead me to wonder if this is going to end … Continue reading

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BC Ferries – Denman West

Fog approaching the cable ferry facility at BC Ferries Denman West terminal

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BC Ferries – Buckley Bay

MV Quinitsa approaching the BC Ferries terminal in Buckley Bay The cable ferry facility – more than a dock as it also houses the cable mechanisms Departing Buckley Bay on the trip across Baynes Sound to Denman Island

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The cables go in

Installation of the drive and guide cables for the BC Ferries cable ferry that will operate between Buckley Bay and Denman Island.

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Buckley Bay – the cable ferry terminal

BC Ferries cable ferry terminal at Buckley Bay Across Baynes Sound, the cable ferry terminal on Denman Island can be seen to the right of the existing conventional ferry terminal.

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