1982 SkyTrain station concept drawings!

A 1982 conceptual drawing of Nanaimo Station by Manfred Stein for the firm Architektengruppe U-Bahn. Click for a MUCH larger version! Our recent…


The horse and buggy days: a transport poster from the Vancouver Archives

A poster about transportation from the B.C. Electric files at the Vancouver Archives. Here's another gem I found in the B.C. Electric paper files at…


SkyTrain historical video: Rapid Transit, Rapid Transition, a 1984 promotional video

The SkyTrain 25th anniversary celebration continues: here's another fantastic SkyTrain promotional video from 1984, again shot by local video…


Donated: a 1943 Buzzer!

A 1943 Buzzer, kindly donated by Mike Conroy. Another quick post to point out another Buzzer that arrived in the mail a while back! This one is from…


SkyTrain historic pamphlets: Transformers teach kids to ride the system!

Up up and away: the SkyTrain Transformer helps kids learn to ride the system! Why yes, that IS a SkyTrain Transformer! He's the star of Up, Up, and…


SkyTrain history: a little more Charles and Diana

Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales at Patterson Station in 1986. Aha --- I'm pleased to present a story from Ven Rao, one of the SkyTrain…


More SkyTrain history with Alan M: photos of Scott Road Station, 1990

The banner unrolled after the ribbon cutting. Photo by Alan M. What a bounty: Alan M has shared some great photos from the opening of Scott Road…


More historic SkyTrain photos from Alan M

A couple of interesting SkyTrain ads! Photo by Alan M. SkyTrain's 25th anniversary celebration continues online! After providing such a wonderful…


Donated: a 1929 Buzzer and some classic tickets!

Just want to point out something I got a while back: a 1929 Buzzer! It actually describes the discovery of an old document showing the state of…


SkyTrain historic photos: Princess Diana visits SkyTrain and more

Princess Diana and Prince Charles at Patterson Station. Photo dated May 6, 1986. Click for a much larger version! Prince Charles and Princess Diana…


SkyTrain history tidbits: memorabilia!

The certificate given out for riding the prebuild, Main Street SkyTrain demonstration line! Scan kindly provided by Rob Chew. SkyTrain tickets from…


Video: On Track, a SkyTrain project video from 1983!

At the end of December 2010, I posted the fantastic Going To Town 1985 SkyTrain documentary—well, since then, more classic SkyTrain video has come…


Video: Going To Town, the 1985 SkyTrain project documentary

The Going To Town article in the fall 1985 Vancouver Regional Rapid Transit Quarterly magazine. Click the picture to download the magazine PDF!…


1986 SkyTrain photos from Alan M

SkyTrain racing through the Expo 86 grounds. Photo by Alan M. Note: I'm still on holiday until Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011! This is a scheduled post.…


Friday fun guest post: It’s all about the numbers… on the bus, by Michael Taylor-Noonan

Our old and new trolleybuses at an event in 2007 --- you can clearly see their differing bus numbers! For this Friday fun post, Michael…


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