is the rapid transit system in Greater Vancouver
à Grand Vancouver
est un métro léger entièrement automatique.
Der Vancouver SkyTrain
ist ein fahrerloses, schienengebundenes Nahverkehrssystem in Greater Vancouver
The Expo Line was the first SkyTrain line, opening in 1985. It was built for and named after the en:Expo 86, an event Vancouver was hosting the next year.
Fare gates (Dunsmuir entrance)
Main Street–Science World
Broadway, before merging into Commercial–Broadway
Lougheed Town Centre
Main category: Millennium Line
The Millennium Line was opened in 2002 in recognition of the new millennium.
Great Northern Way–Emily Carr
Commercial Drive, before merging into Commercial–Broadway
Brentwood Town Centre
Lake City Way
See Production Way–University
Lougheed Town Centre
Main category: Canada Line
The Canada Line was built in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics. It was named as such to recognize the federal government's contributions in funding the line.
Vancouver City Centre
Sea Island Centre
The SkyTrain rolling stock consists of Innovia Metro trains on the Expo and Millennium lines along with the Rotem EMU trains being used on the Canada Line.
ICTS Mark I
ART Mark II
Innovia Metro Mark III
Evergreen Line extension proposal
Broadway Subway extension
The SkyTrain (background) was introduced in 1986 at Expo 86. Pictured here was the SteamExpo 86 exhibit
Built in 1914, Waterfront station was the western terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1986, the station became the terminus of the Expo Line (Pictured in 1923)
Construction of the Millennium Line (Commercial Drive Station, 2001)
The first generation Mark II train was introduced in 2001 (Pictured in 2004)
Stadium–Chinatown station entrance in 2006.
A closeup of the Mark I train (2008)
In anticipation of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Canada Line was built in the late 2000s
Parts of the Canada Line were constructed as bored tunnels.
The Canada Line was opened in 2009 (Pictured in 2008)
In 2011, fare gates have not been installed, and tickets had to be validated manually.
The mid-2010s saw the construction of the Evergreen Extension of the Millennium Line to Lafarge Lake–Douglas (2014)
Compass fare gates under construction (Gilmore Station, 2012)
Fare gates were fully installed in 2014, but stayed open until 2016 (Commercial–Broadway, 2013)
Route info map announcing changes for Expo and Millennium lines on October 22, 2016. It also states that Evergreen extension will be in service late 2016.
In the early 2020s, construction began on the Broadway Subway extension of the Millennium Line to Arbutus. (2022)
SkyTrain pillars along Lougheed Highway, near Production Way–University
The Expo Line tracks from Waterfront to Stadium–Chinatown are in the Dunsmuir tunnel
Edmonds Yard and Control Centre on the Expo Line
A ticket vending machine hall
Ticket Vending Machine (2009)
Ticket Vending Machine (2015)
Exterior signage helps people locate the station
Train Platform Information Display
A sign pointing to Granville Station downtown
Mark I train crossing the SkyBridge at sunset
View of the tracks on the SkyBridge
Canada Line train crossing the Fraser River