Gilmore Station

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Gilmore
SkyTrain Station
Gilmore Station - British Columbia.JPG
Station statistics
Address 2199 Gilmore Avenue, Burnaby
Coordinates 49°15′54″N 123°00′49″W / 49.26489°N 123.01351°W / 49.26489; -123.01351Coordinates: 49°15′54″N 123°00′49″W / 49.26489°N 123.01351°W / 49.26489; -123.01351
Structure type Elevated
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened August 31, 2002
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code GM
Owned by BC Ministry of Transportation, TransLink
Fare zone 2
Traffic
Passengers (2011[1]) 8,362
Services
Preceding station   TransLink   Following station
toward VCC–Clark
Millennium Line
toward Waterfront
toward VCC–Clark
Evergreen Line
(Planned)

Gilmore Station is a station on the Millennium Line of the SkyTrain system in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. The station is located at Gilmore Avenue and Dawson Street. The station is adjacent to several new high rise condominium complexes which are a component of the Brentwood Town Centre Development Plan, responsible for overseeing the area transformed from light industrial/lower occupancy commercial, into an urbanized centre. It is also next to the Vancouver Film Studios.

The station, completed in 2002, is elevated with two platforms each on either side of the SkyTrain tracks. The station was designed by Busby and Associates who also designed the impressive Brentwood Town Centre Station. Dominion Construction built the Gilmore Station as part of a $14.3-million contract that also included Brentwood Town Centre Station and the Gilmore power substation.

As the station is expected to be incorporated into a new commercial complex, the wood and metal frames were designed to be easily disassembled and then reconfigured, maintaining the artistic intention of the station and accommodating any future alterations to the SkyTrain line or development around it.

Locations of a number of popular stores and restaurants are near the station, such as Home Depot, Staples, White Spot, Earls, Swiss Chalet, Boston Pizza, Tim Hortons, Extreme Pita, Quiznos, Taco del Mar as well as two hotels - Accent Inn and Executive Inn.

Bus service[edit]

28 Joyce Station
28 Phibbs Exchange / Capilano University
129 Edmonds Station
129 Metrotown Station
N9 Coquitlam Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 SkyTrain Station Counts". TransLink. Retrieved January 2013.