Santa bus is coming to town! (YouTube/BC Transit) Santa bus is coming to town! (YouTube/BC Transit)

BC Transit’s Santa bus is back in Victoria

For the 32nd year commuters can enjoy a Christmas-themed ride

He’s making a list, checking it twice, driving ‘round town and dodging black ice. Yes – for the 32nd year in a row – Santa Bus is coming to town.

On Friday, Dec. 14 BC Transit decorates one of its buses with a bright red nose and antlers, and have a tinsel-tangled interior for passengers to enjoy.

The envoy in charge of the ride? Santa Claus, of course, with a couple elves to help.

The ride will be filled with Christmas music and candy canes for everyone to enjoy.

Santa bus will run through seven routes from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. in the following order:

  • 8:00 a.m., route 21/7 from Douglas to Hillside
  • 8:50 a.m., route 11, from UVic to Tillicum Mall
  • 10:10 a.m., route 31, from Carey and Ravine to Royal Oak Exchange
  • 10:45 a.m., route 6, from Royal Oak Eschange to Douglas and View
  • 12:55 p.m., route 2, from Dallas and Simcoe to Central and St. Patrick
  • 1:50 p.m., route 3, from Royal Jubilee Hospital to Douglas and Beacon
  • 2:40 p.m. from Blanshard Terminus to Tyndall and Grandview

For more information, you can visit bctransit.com

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