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Transit riders, take note: Saturday night will be busy


Saturday night is always a busy night in downtown Vancouver, but a heavy date calendar for Saturday, Jan. 31 means larger crowds than usual on that evening.

What’s happening on January 31?

So, Coast Mountain Bus Company will have Transit Supervisors on the scene in downtown Vancouver and in Surrey, and will be able to call in additional resources, as required.

And SkyTrain will run near-rush-hour service levels prior to the events, and will maintain the higher level of service until 11 pm to make sure the platforms are clear and no one is left behind.

To make things go a bit faster, you can pre-purchase return tickets at Stadium Station (valid until midnight) so they can bypass lineups at ticket vending machines. Having exact fare will also help speed up the process — you can check out our fare prices [2]at the main TransLink site.

Also, because Stadium is the closest station to many of these events, be prepared for crowded conditions on that particular platform: you might want to consider leaving early, to avoid the rush.

For more information, please contact Customer Information at (604) 953-3333 or visit www.translink.bc.ca [3].