In order to allow our staff to spend time with family and friends during this holiday season, METRO bus service will discontinue early on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2018, as outlined in below, and resume on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. (Link to Christmas Eve schedule .pdf)
Except for Route #3, each of the routes listed will make their last outbound trip at the times noted. They will then complete the inbound schedule before going out of service. *Route #3 will end at Hannaford Riverton, with no return trip to the Maine Mall. Route #8 will remain on its usual schedule.
The last run for each route on Christmas Eve is as follows from the Elm St. Pulse (outbound):
Route #2 – 6:30 p.m. from the Elm St. Pulse
Route #4 – 6:45 p.m. from the Elm St. Pulse
Route #5 – 6:30 p.m. from the Elm St. Pulse
Route #7– 6:30 p.m. from the Elm St. Pulse
Husky Line – 6:05 p.m. from the Elm St. Pulse
The last run for each route on Christmas Eve that does not service the Elm St. Pulse is as follows (outbound):
Route #1 – 6:45 p.m. from the Portland Transportation Center (PTC)
*Route #3 – 6:30 p.m. from Maine Mall/JC Penney (ending at Hannaford in Riverton – no return trip to the Mall)
Route #8 – regular schedule
Route #9A – 6:30 p.m. from Portland City Hall
Route #9B – 6:10 p.m. from Monument Square
Breez – 5:30 p.m. from PTC to Brunswick, and return trip to PTC from Brunswick
From all of us at Greater Portland Metro, Happy Holidays!