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.…


SkyTrain turns 25 years old on December 11, 2010!

SkyTrain bursts through a banner on its very first day in service: Dec 11, 1985! The caption from the Quarterly magazine: Premier Bill Bennett and…


Why is there a third platform at Stadium-Chinatown Station?

The third platform at Stadium-Chinatown Station, in use during the 1980s! The third track is the one on the far left of the photo. A while back I was…


Another SkyTrain flashback: the SkyTrain Flight Plan from 1986

Ghostly SkyTrain soars above Vancouver! From the cover of the SkyTrain Flight Plan leaflet. Here's another classic SkyTrain leaflet: the SkyTrain…


Flashback to 1986: Join the SkyTrain team!

A photo from the 1986 'Join the SkyTrain team' brochure! A colleague at TransLink has shared some fantastic old SkyTrain brochures with me, so I've…


SkyTrain flashback photos: 24 years of fond memories

Metrotown SkyTrain Station circa 1986. Over on Twitter, SkyTrain's communications liaison Jennifer Siddon has been posting some historical SkyTrain…


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