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Behind The Scenes: A look into the remake of a Mark I SkyTrain

If you've ever taken the SkyTrain in Metro Vancouver, you've likely been a passenger on a Mark I. Making up 40% of our SkyTrain fleet, 114 of our…


New escalators at Metrotown SkyTrain station are now in service!

At a height of 13 metres (43 feet), the new escalators at Metrotown Station are the second highest in the SkyTrain system, surpassed only by the…


Upcoming rail replacement work on the Expo Line

Running rail replacement will mean modified late evening service between Stadium–Chinatown and Waterfront stations. As part of keeping our system in…


STA for a day

A day in the life of a SkyTrain Attendant – ride along with BCRTC President Vivienne King

Last week, British Columbia Rapid Transit Company (BCRTC) President Vivienne King, donned her reflective vest and steel toed boots to walk a mile (or…


Rail grinding on the Millennium Line on July 14 and 15

Rail grinding on the Millennium Line, from 11 p.m. until the end of service on July 14 and 15, will result in modified late evening service between…


This innovative TransLink program projects to generate $1 million in revenue

Guy Akester, TransLink's Director of Real Estate Programs and Partnerships with Patti Parente, Vice-President of Real Estate for A&W Food…


Running Rail Replacement work June 12-14, 2017

TransLink keeps chugging along with our Running Rail Replacement Project. Starting back in February, we've been replacing 7,000 aging rail pads and…


Running Rail Replacement work May 25–May 30, 2017

We are continuing with our work to replace 7,000 aging rail pads and 5,000 linear metres of running rail on the Expo Line. This phase of the Running…


More station upgrade progress at Joyce–Collingwood!

View from east station house down Vanness Avenue Joyce–Collingwood Station is looking more refreshed by the day as work continues on upgrading our…


Walk this way… at Metrotown Station

Starting Monday, May 8, 2017 we’re temporarily changing the way you enter and exit Metrotown Station. To accommodate the widening of the west…


Running Rail work resumes May 22, 2017

**UPDATE May 8** – Work has been postponed until May 22, 2017. Continue to check translink.ca/alerts for the latest updates. The Running Rail…


Capturing Art on Public Transit – 2017 Capture Photography Festival

We recently had the pleasure of catching up with British Mexican photographer Alinka EcheverrÍa, a featured artist in the 2017 Capture Photography…


First phase of construction at 29th Avenue Station complete

The first phase of upgrade construction work at 29th Avenue Station bus exchange is done! Starting April 24, 2017 route 016 will be able to return…


Take the SkyTrain survey, April 24–May 21, 2017

BCRTC (SkyTrain) has joined the Nova benchmarking group that is operated by the Imperial College in London. This group is sister to the benchmarking…


TransLink on the Move : 7 new Mark III trains rolled into service in 2016!

We've recently posted our 2016 Annual Report. For those of you who are unable to comb through it, we're picking out some highlights among many for…


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