TRANSLINK says that due to earlier snowfall, strong winds, and cold temperatures causing poor road conditions, its advice to customers is to avoid all non-essential travel.
The following is an update of conditions for all its services:
All stations are open. TransLink is experiencing significant delays and reductions in train frequencies due to switch and door issues caused by the freezing temperatures. Trains are also moving at a slower speed. Customers should expect longer than normal wait times.
Lowered speeds causing a reduction in frequency.
There are various route cancellations and delays due to weather impacts, please check our transit alerts and Twitter page for your route delays/detours
HandyDART is currently running on essential service levels, meaning all trips other than those deemed essential will be rescheduled. Customers requiring rides home will be picked up as soon as possible. Riders are encouraged to consult our Trip Planner (http://tripplanning.translink.ca), or contact our customer information desk (604-953-3333) for trip planning advice.
West Coast Express:
Staff and Transit Police are on-site to assist customers at the stations and exchanges. TransLink’s priority is to ensure transit services continue to operate, even if they are operating more slowly or with reduced capacity.