Halifax Transit route 5 'Portland'
|Types of Busses Used||Nova Bus LFS Artic|
New Flyer D40LF
New Flyer DE60LFR
|Number of Branches||1|
|Mid-day/Evening||every 15 minutes|
|Peak periods||every 15 minutes|
|Late Night||every 20 minutes|
|Saturdays||every 20-30 minutes|
|Sunday/Holidays||every 30 minutes|
5 Portland is a bus route operated by Halifax Transit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
This route is a heavily used corridor route. The route travels between the Scotia Square Bus Terminal in Downtown Halifax, to the Bridge Terminal in Dartmouth via the MacDonald Bridge. The route then travels up Portland Street towards Cole Harbour, terminating at the Portland Hills Terminal in Dartmouth. Since it is a corridor route, it runs with high frequency all day. The route was made as part of Halifax Transit's Moving Forward Together Program. It replaces service on Portland Street with the removal of the routes 59,61 and 68 from Portland.
The route 5 was implemented on November 21, 2021 as part of Halifax Transit's Moving Forward Together Program. Despite having the same number as former route 5 Chebucto, the route does not follow the same route
|Outbound to Portland Hills Terminal|
|Inbound to Scotia Square|
Terminals and Major Stops
The route 5 services the following terminals and major stops: