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PHOTO: All aboard the M.V. Columbia

The M.V. Columbia, the new Upper Arrow Lake ferry, went into service last week, taking its first passengers from Shelter Bay to Galena Bay. The $26.5 million ferry can carry 80 vehicles and 250 passengers and is said to be more fuel efficient and produces fewer emissions than its predecessor. - David Scambler photo
The M.V. Columbia, the new Upper Arrow Lake ferry, went into service last week, taking its first passengers from Shelter Bay to Galena Bay. The $26.5 million ferry can carry 80 vehicles and 250 passengers and is said to be more fuel efficient and produces fewer emissions than its predecessor.
— image credit: David Scambler photo

The M.V. Columbia, the new Upper Arrow Lake ferry, went into service last week, taking its first passengers from Shelter Bay to Galena Bay. The $26.5 million ferry can carry 80 vehicles and 250 passengers and is said to be more fuel efficient and produces fewer emissions than its predecessor.

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