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Vancouver, BC Skytrain station
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[October] 1986 (Creation)
- Perspective 5 photography & design Ltd
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4 photographs : col.
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Construction of the original skytrain line began on March 1, 1982 under the Social Credit government of Bill Bennett,who inaugurated the system at Waterfront Station. SkyTrain was conceived as a legacy project of Expo 86 and the first line was finished in 1985 in time to showcase the fair's theme: "Transportation and Communication: World in Motion ? World in Touch".SkyTrain opened on December 11, 1985 with free weekend service, and entered full revenue service on January 3, 1986.Commuter station; part of Greater Vancouver's Advanced Light Rapid Transit system. Article published in Canadian Architect magazine also contains photos., secns., site plan, dets., sketches.
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Perspective 5 Photography & Design Ltd., 206 - 2780 Granville Street Vancouver, B.C.
Canadian Architect in 1986 Oct., v.31, no.10, p.31-35. Title: 2, Contextual fit: Edmonds ALRT (Skytrain) Station, Burnaby B.