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Ferries: Restoration of full service a top priority

 

Last updated 4/6/2022 at 7:53pm

Brian Soergel

Pictured: The Puyallup ferry pulling into Edmonds. Washington State Ferries hopes to restore full service to the Edmonds-Kingston run, though no specific timetable was detailed in a recent report.

When will full service be restored for those relying on the Edmonds-Kingston ferry?

Since October 2021, the route has operated on an alternate service plan or reduced service. Only one vessel is in use, and late-night sailings have been suspended. Traditional winter, spring, and summer service have both two vessels and late-night sailings.

Washington State Ferries (WSF) says a return to full capacity of the system depends on several variables:

– The trajectory of the pandemic and ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the workforce;

– Ridership level and accommodating the season increase in summ...



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