It’s official: Richmond is getting a new Canada Line skytrain station, expected to open in 2022.
The City of Richmond announced the news Tuesday, after transferring $28 million in funding to TransLink. This will cover the full construction of Capstan Station, located on No. 3 Road and Capstan Way.
The new stop will be in between Bridgeport and Aberdeen Station.
“This is an excellent example of how the City of Richmond works with developers and partners such as TransLink to build strong communities,” said Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie in a statement.
Planning first began in 2012, when TransLink and the City agreed to build a new station. Concept design began in 2017 after a $1.1 million transfer. …