Where does Canada line go?

How do you use Canada Line?

Tickets. Canada Line uses the Compass ticketing system, comprising single-use paper tickets or stored value plastic cards called Compass Cards. You can buy these at station vending machines, paying via cash, credit, or debit.

Is the Canada Line underground?

The Canada Line rapid transit project that will run mostly underground between the Vancouver waterfront and the airport reached a major milestone Sunday when a tunnel boring machine broke through the ground into the future site of the Waterfront Station.

How long did the Canada Line take to build?

The Canada Line, which took four years to build, was initially expected to cost $1.5 to $1.7 billion to build, but by 2006 the estimate had risen to $2.05 billion, which ended up being the total cost of the project.

How fast does the SkyTrain go?

SkyTrain (Vancouver)

Electrification 650 V DC third rail linear induction (Expo and Millennium Lines) 750 V DC third rail conventional traction motors (Canada Line)
Average speed 40 km/h (25 mph) (Expo and Millennium Lines) 32 km/h (20 mph) (Canada Line)
Top speed 80 km/h (50 mph)
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Is the Canada Line still running?

CANADA LINE metro Route Schedule and Stops

The CANADA LINE metro (To YVR-Airport) has 13 stations departing from Waterfront Station and ending in YVR-Airport Station. CANADA LINE metro time schedule overview for the upcoming week: Starts operating at 12:05 AM and ends at 11:45 PM. Operating days this week: everyday.

How much did the Canada Line cost?

The total cost to build the Canada Line was $2.1-billion, with the federal government contributing $400-million, the province $400-million, and the Vancouver airport $300-million. TransLink, the region’s transit authority, put up $375-million.

How much of the Canada Line is underground?

Upon the 2016 opening of the Millennium Line’s Evergreen Extension, the length of route that is underground grew to over 13 kms (16%), including two kms on the Evergreen Extension, nine kms on the Canada Line, and roughly one km in New Westminster.

Who built the Millennium Line?

SkyTrain Millennium Line

Operator BC Rapid Transit Company
Rolling stock Bombardier ART Mark II
Line length 31.2 km (19.4 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)

When did Canada Line open?

It was announced that the new line would be called the Canada Line as a funding condition from the federal government. The line opened at 1 p.m. local time on August 17, 2009, on budget and three and a half months ahead of schedule, and six months ahead of the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver.

Who drives the SkyTrain?

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How long is the SkyTrain from King George to Waterfront?

The journey takes approximately 40 min.

When was the SkyTrain built in Vancouver?

History of SkyTrain

SkyTrain first opened on December 11, 1985 for eight days of free service prior to officially starting revenue service in January 1986 as a showcase of Expo ’86, with its first line, the appropriately named Expo Line.