Lansdowne station (SkyTrain)

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Lansdowne
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SkyTrain station
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Location 5400 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC
Coordinates 49°10′29″N 123°8′11″W / 49.17472°N 123.13639°W / 49.17472; -123.13639Coordinates: 49°10′29″N 123°8′11″W / 49.17472°N 123.13639°W / 49.17472; -123.13639
Owned by TransLink
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code LD
Fare zone 2
History
Opened August 17, 2009
Traffic
Passengers (2016[1]) 9,200
Services
Preceding station   TransLink   Following station
Terminus
Canada Line
Richmond
toward Waterfront

Lansdowne is a SkyTrain station on the Canada Line in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, in the Metro Vancouver region.

Location[edit]

Lansdowne station is located at the intersection of Lansdowne Road and № 3 Road. It serves Lansdowne Centre and Kwantlen Polytechnic University, as well as adjacent businesses and residences in the area. It is also the nearest station to the Richmond Olympic Oval, and an extension of Lansdowne Road was used to facilitate pedestrian travel between Lansdowne station and the oval during the 2010 Winter Olympics. [2]

The station was originally to have been located at the intersection of № 3 Road and Alderbridge Way, and would have been known as Alderbridge station. The name Lansdowne comes from the former use of the site for a horse-racing track, named Lansdowne Park, from the 1920s until the 1960s.

Station information[edit]

Station layout[edit]

T Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2
Inbound
 Canada Line towards Waterfront (Aberdeen)
Platform 1
Outbound
 Canada Line towards Richmond–Brighouse (Terminus)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
S Street Street entrance
Ticket vending machines, fare gates

Bus routes[edit]

  • 403 Three Road / Bridgeport Station
  • 405 Five Road / Cambie
  • 410 Railway / 22nd Street Station
  • N10 Richmond-Brighouse Station / Downtown
  • C96 Richmond-Brighouse Station / East Cambie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Transit Service Performance Review" (PDF). www.translink.ca. Retrieved 24 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "Lansdowne Road to link with the oval". Richmond Review. 2009-07-31.