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TransLink Podcast: A peek behind the West Coast Express curtain

Come behind the scenes with us as What’s the T: the TransLink Podcast with Jawn Jang reveals the voices and stories that drive Metro Vancouver’s…


Graphic of the West Coast Express Santa Train

Here’s how to get your free ticket to the West Coast Express Santa Train

The beloved West Coast Express Santa Train is back this year and will run on Saturday, Dec. 9 and 16. Santa Train riders can enjoy a day of holiday…


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Here’s how the West Coast Express is getting an upgrade

The West Coast Express service is getting a boost and its engines are getting a tune-up! Starting on June 19, a freshly painted and fully refurbished…


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How to get real-time transit notifications sent to your phone

For transit users, information is everything. Real-time information helps riders know which routes to take — and which routes not to take — to save…


Laura Pineault, a West Coast Express train conductor

Train Conductor reflects on rewarding career

Transit Operator and Worker Appreciation Day on March 18 each year is a day to remember the contributions of all those who work in transit – from the…


A West Coast Express train at Waterfront Station

West Coast Express locomotives set to be refurbished

We'd like to thank our government partners for their contribution to the West Coast Express Locomotive Refurbishment Project. Through the Investing…


Reflecting at West Coast Express’s 25th anniversary on Nov. 1, 2020

Opening for service in November of 1995, the West Coast Express has been the backbone of commuter journeys between Metro Vancouver and the Fraser…


View from the West Coast Express arriving at Waterfront Station

Real-time West Coast Express ride from Mission City to Waterfront Station

Captured from the front of the West Coast Express train on September 30, 2020. This was Train 5, which departs Mission City Station at 7:25 a.m. and…


Nurse coasts her way to work aboard the West Coast Express

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our world, challenging us to improvise, adapt and overcome. We're now throwing surprise birthday parties for each…


West Coast Express Santa Train

Choo-choo-choose the West Coast Express Santa train this holiday season!

The West Coast Express Santa Train is back on track again, benefiting community toy bureaus! It’s a great kick-off to the holiday season and such a…


10-Year Vision Spotlight

10-Year Vision Spotlight – Upgrading the existing rail network

You may have heard, BIG things are coming for Metro Vancouver transit as part of Phase Two of the Mayors' Council 10-Year Vision! In fact, there are…


Leanna Turcotte, Train Conductor for West Coast Express stands outside passenger train

A conversation with Leanna Turcotte, West Coast Express Conductor

The days start early for Leanna Turcotte, West Coast Express Train Conductor, but that doesn't stop this cheerful, happy go lucky and…


Where do our transit vehicles sleep at night?

Our transit vehicles spend their days moving many people around Metro Vancouver, but have you ever wondered what happens to them after a long day of…


WCE Canada Day Train

All aboard the first-ever Canada Day Express!

For the first time ever, West Coast Express will be running its newest holiday train on Saturday, July 1  – the Canada Day Express. This July 1…


Better bus connections are coming for West Coast Express riders!

Attention all West Coast Express riders! Some of the bus schedules that connect to the West Coast Express were changed on December 19 as part of our…


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