September 2014

Tour of SkyTrain Operations and Maintenance Centre

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No high-heel or open toed shoes allowed. Steel shoes and safety glasses are required, but the facility will provide these if attendees don't have them. 
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Date: Friday, September 5, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM: Tour of Skytrain Operations Centre - Sept 5, 2014
Location: BCRTC SkyTrain Operations and Maintenance Centre, 6800 14th Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $20
APEGBC Burnaby-New Westminster Branch Tour of Skytrain Operations and Maintenance Centre.

As of 2011, the Translink system runs 33 trips, operating about every 1:48 minutes (108 sec.) between Waterfront and Columbia during peak service, with a peak capacity of 15,000 (total of 258 cars in the fleet). The peak load points are Broadway platform westbound in the morning (roughly 6:30 am-9:00 am) and Stadium platform eastbound in the afternoon (roughly 3:30 pm-6:00 pm).

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