29th Avenue station

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29th Avenue
Translinkexpo.svg
SkyTrain station
29th Ave Station.JPG
Location 2790 East 29th Avenue, Vancouver
Coordinates 49°14′39″N 123°02′45″W / 49.244084°N 123.045931°W / 49.244084; -123.045931Coordinates: 49°14′39″N 123°02′45″W / 49.244084°N 123.045931°W / 49.244084; -123.045931
Owned by BC Transit, TransLink
Platforms Centre platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At grade
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code TN
Fare zone 1
History
Opened December 11, 1985
Traffic
Passengers (2011[1]) 13,905
Services
Preceding station   TransLink   Following station
toward Waterfront
Expo Line
Surrey
toward King George
Expo Line
Lougheed

29th Avenue station is located on an at-grade portion of the Expo Line, a part of Metro Vancouver's SkyTrain rapid transit system.

The station is on 29th Avenue at Atlin Street, adjacent to Slocan Park, in the area of Vancouver known as "Renfrew Heights", an older, compact community. All of the Skytrain line through this community (from Nanaimo, to well past 29th Avenue) is located at ground level.

The station was built in 1985 as part of the original Expo Line, and provides services to a number of TransLink bus routes serving east Vancouver.

This station is located on the old right-of-way once used by the old British Columbia Electric Railway Central Park Line; this line ran from just west of Nanaimo station all the way to where the current New Westminster station is located. John Norquay Elementary School is located nearby.

Bus service[edit]

Bus bay assignments:[2]

Bay Routes Destinations
1 (Unloading Only)
2 29 Elliot
3 26 Joyce Station
4 16 Arbutus
5 33 UBC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 SkyTrain Station Counts". TransLink. Retrieved August 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ Map of 29th Avenue Station