TransLink SkyTrain Capstan Way Station

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Train to: Waterfront Capstan Way Train to: Richmond–Brighouse
Next Station: Bridgeport Next Station: Aberdeen
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General Information
Address No. 3 Road & Capstan Way, Richmond, BC
Owner TransLink
Operator ProTrans BC
Lines served Canada Line Logo and Symbol-a.png
Bus connections 403, 407, N10
Fare Zone 2
Platforms 2 (side)
Entrances 1
Structure type Elevated
Levels 2
Architects Perkins + Will
Annual Traffic
Passengers N/A
Ranking N/A
Other Information
Bike lockers Yes
Bike Parkade No
Park and Ride No
Carsharing No
Opening date 2023

Capstan Way is a planned SkyTrain station in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Station Details

Located at No. 3 Road and Capstan Way, the station is an infill station to be constructed in conjunction with high density and mixed-used residential developments. The proposed name for the station in 2005 was Capstan[1] but has been used interchangeably with Capstan Way.[2] The station was expected to be open in 2022 and as of September 2021, it is expected to open in 2023.


Funding for the station began in 2012 when the City of Richmond made an agreement with Capstan Village developers to permit extra density in exchange for funding.[3] The original cost of the station was around $27.79 million and was expected to be raised over a 15-year schedule but was complete in May 2019 with $32 million raised.[3] The station design process began in November 2017[3] and in 2018, design work was contracted to architectural firm Perkins + Will, who also designed the Richmond stations on the Canada Line as well as various other SkyTrain stations across the network.[4]

It was expected that construction would start in 2019.[5] However, by December 2019, the station was still in the design stage and under an agreement between the city and TransLink, the station must be built and complete within 30 months of the transferring of all funds from the City of Richmond.[5] The city transferred $28 million to TransLink in late December 2019 following a $3.5 million transfer in November 2017 for design work.[6]

Construction began on September 2, 2021, with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by Richmond Councillors Alexa Loo and Bill McNulty, Mayor Malcolm Brodie, TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn, and TransLink's acting vice president of engineering Jeff Busby.[7]

Bus Routes

It is expected that current bus routes passing through the station's proposed location will continue to service the area once the station opens. However, the 407 is expected to be rerouted and may bypass the station in the near future and the 402 is expected to service the station when it is extended further north along No. 2 Road, also in the near future.[2]

Station Layout

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Inbound Canada Line Canada Line towards Waterfront (Bridgeport)
Outbound Canada Line Canada Line towards Richmond–Brighouse (Aberdeen)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


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  • Transit information
  • Compass Ticket Vending Machines

Nearby Attractions

  • Yaohan Centre


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Lines Canada Line Logo-a.png Expo Line Logo-a.png Millennium Line Logo-a.png Millennium Line Evergreen Extension Logo-b.png
Rolling stock Expo Line 1984 UTDC ICTS Mark IExpo Line 1985 UTDC ICTS Mark IExpo Line 1991 UTDC ICTS Mark IExpo Line 1995 Bombardier ICTS Mark IExpo LineMillennium Line 2001 Bombardier ART Mark IICanada Line 2008 Hyundai Rotem EMUExpo Line 2009 Bombardier ART Mark IIExpo Line 2015 Bombardier Innovia Metro Mark IIIExpo Line 2018 Bombardier Innovia Metro Mark IIICanada Line 2019 Hyundai Rotem EMU
Yards Expo LineMillennium Line Operations and Maintenance CentreMillennium Line Coquitlam Maintenance CentreCanada Line Canada Line Operations and Maintenance Centre
Canada Line Logo-a.png Expo LineSeaBusTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR5 Hastings St WaterfrontVancouver City CentreYaletown–RoundhouseOlympic Village99 B-Line Broadway–City HallKing EdwardR4 41st Ave Oakridge–41st AvenueLangara–49th AvenueMarine DriveCanada Line BridgeportCapstan WayAberdeenLansdowneRichmond–Brighouse
Airport branch ← Towards Waterfront Canada Line BridgeportTempletonSea Island CentreYVR–Airport
Expo Line Logo-a.png Canada LineSeaBusTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR5 Hastings St WaterfrontR5 Hastings St BurrardGranvilleStadium–ChinatownMain Street–Science WorldMillennium Line99 B-Line Commercial–BroadwayNanaimo29th AvenueR4 41st Ave Joyce–CollingwoodPattersonMetrotownRoyal OakEdmonds22nd StreetNew WestminsterExpo Line ColumbiaScott RoadGatewayR1 King George Blvd Surrey CentralR1 King George Blvd King George
Production Way branch ← Towards Waterfront Expo Line ColumbiaSappertonBraidMillennium Line Lougheed Town CentreMillennium Line Production Way–University
Millennium Line Logo-a.png ArbutusSouth GranvilleOak–VGHCanada Line99 B-Line Broadway–City HallMount PleasantGreat Northern Way–Emily CarrVCC–ClarkExpo Line99 B-Line Commercial–BroadwayRenfrewRupertGilmoreBrentwood Town CentreHoldomSperling–Burnaby LakeLake City WayExpo Line Production Way–UniversityExpo Line Lougheed Town CentreBurquitlamTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.png Moody CentreInlet CentreTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR3 Lougheed Hwy Coquitlam CentralLincolnLafarge Lake–Douglas