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Canada Line opening: 7pm cutoff at selected stations

Canada Line opening: 7pm cutoff at selected stations

Our media team has just sent out the following announcement:

As of 7pm, we will cap the lines at certain stations: anyone not in line at those stations at that time will not be able to get on.‬‪ ‬‪The exceptions will be for those making a return journey — no one will be left stranded.‬‪ ‬‪

Here are the waiting times at the stations‬‪ ‬‪

WATERFRONT   1 hr‬‪
VAN CENTRE     1 hr‬‪
YALETOWN       minimal‬‪
OLYMPIC VILLAGE   minimal‬‪
BROADWAY-CITY HALL    minimal‬‪
KING EDWARD   15 mins‬‪
OAKRIDGE     minimal‬‪
LANGARA          “‬‪
MARINE DRIVE   ‘‬‪
BRIDGEPORT     “‬‪
ABERDEEN    1 hr‬‪
LANSDOWNE   1.5hr‬‪
BRIGHOUSE    1.5 hr‬‪
YVR    45 mins‬‪ ‬‪

The 7:00 cutoff will apply at Waterfront, Vancouver Centre, Bridgeport, Lansdowne, Aberdeen & Brighouse Stations.‬‪ ‬‪‪

We’ve had 54,000 customers through the first 5 hours.‬‪ ‬‪

By comparison, Seattle’s Sound Transit had 45,000 for the first fare-free inaugural day of its Sea-Tac Airport extension a month ago.‬