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Facts and Figures

Operator Translink
System Type Auto-Light Rail
Year Opened 1986
# of Lines 3
# of Cars
Mileage 68.7 km
Gauge Std
Stations 49
Power LIM (Expo/Mil)
3rd Rail (Canada)
Fare Media POP
Website Translink
Data Date 2011
1st Visit 10/1995
Last Visit 6/2010
% Rode 100%

Vancouver Transit

BC Skytrain

Vancouver in BC has the automated SkyTrain system. It is a unique system that borders between heavy rail and light rail. It operates in a subway downtown. It cars use linear induction motors for propulsion. Train frequencies are high. The new Millennium line is now in operation. 

A new line, dubbed the Canada line, opened in 2009. It links Richmond and the Airport to downtown and to Waterfront station. It does not have a physical rail connection to the Expo or Millennium lines as it uses different propulsion technology.

Choose which line you would like to visit.

bullet Expo Line (55)
bullet Millennium Line (46)
bullet Canada Line (33)
bulletMisc (4)

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