Four new Canada Line cars roll into service in Richmond today

Richmond News

With four new Canada Line cars heading into service Tuesday, more people will be able to move between Richmond and Vancouver during peak hours.

The new cars mean there will be a 15 per cent increase — about 800 additional riders — in service during peak hours.

That number will jump to 35 per cent — another 1,200 riders — when the remaining eight cars are rolled out later this year, according to TransLink’s CEO Kevin Desmond.

The announcement was made by TransLink — along with Mayor Malcolm Brodie — at Brighouse Canada Line station Tuesday morning. …

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