Major SkyTrain delays this evening due to medical emergency at 29th Avenue Station

Dec 19 2017, 5:49 pm

UPDATE at 10:00 p.m. – Regular train service has resumed.

EARLIER:

Transit users on SkyTrain’s Expo and Millennium lines this evening should expect major service disruptions due to a severe medical emergency at 29th Avenue Station.

According to Transit Police, no trains are running through a section of the track in East Vancouver. Trains are turning back at Nanaimo Station on the west and Joyce-Collingwood Station on the east; trains are running between Waterfront and Nanaimo stations while inbound trains are turning around at Joyce-Collingwood Station.

A bus bridge of seven buses has been established to connect passengers between Nanaimo and Joyce-Collingwood stations.

It is not known when regular train service will resume.

Major delays and large crowds are being reported all across the Expo and Millennium line systems.