VIDEO – 28 new SkyTrain cars ordered to improve rapid transit service in Metro Vancouver

Today is a historic day as pen was set to paper in a deal that will improve transit in our region! A $93 million order for 28 new SkyTrain Mark III…


Ivan Chan Photography explores the Evergreen Extension

Thanks to Ivan Chan Photography for all the great photos in this post! The Buzzer blog gladly receives emails from readers and transit riders…


More Evergreen Extension Moments from opening day on December 2, 2016

  We had a blast opening up the Evergreen extension on Friday! If you missed it, check out these videos and images as well as our post on…


The Evergreen Extension is now open!!!!!

With the cutting of the ribbon the Evergreen Extension is open! It's official. The Evergreen extension is live! It's been a fantastic day so far.…


Graham Construction and Engineering LP wins award for Main Street Station Renovations

By now, you must have seen the gorgeous (and necessary!) upgrades at Main Street–Science World Station. Big, beautiful windows that also aid in…


Historic SkyTrain and bus illustrations from Ron Love

A very early imagined illustration of the SkyTrain station environment by Ron Love for the Vancouver Regional Rapid Transit project. The rendering of…


More SkyTrain historic photos and memorabilia!

Waiting for a ride to the SkyTrain yard at CP Rail's Mayfair Terminal in Coquitlam. March 1985 photo by Bob Webster, sent in by Alan M. I have…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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