TransLink SkyTrain Lougheed Town Centre Station

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Train to: Production Way–University Lougheed Town Centre Train to: Waterfront
Next Station: Production Way–University Next Station: Braid
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Train to: VCC–Clark Lougheed Town Centre Train to: Lafarge Lake–Douglas
Next Station: Production Way–University Next Station: Burquitlam
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General Information
Address 9755 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby, BC
Owner TransLink
Operator British Columbia
Rapid Transit Company
Lines served Expo Line Logo and Symbol-a.png
Millennium Line Logo and Symbol-a.png
Bus connections 101, 109, 110, 136, 152,
156, 157, 180, 555, N9
Fare Zone 2
Platforms 3 (2 island, 1 side)
Entrances 3
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Levels 2
Architects DIALOG
Paul Merrick Architects
Other Information
Bike lockers Yes
Bike Parkade No
Park and Ride No
Carsharing Yes (Modo)
Station code LH
History
Opening date August 31, 2002 (Platforms 1 & 2)
December 2, 2016 (Platform 3)
Former services TransLink B-Line bullet-a.png 97 B-Line


Lougheed Town Centre is a SkyTrain station in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Station Details

Sometimes referenced simply as Lougheed, Lougheed Town Centre is located at Lougheed Highway and Austin Road. The station is elevated above Austin Road and provides service to the Expo and Millennium lines. Lougheed Town Centre derives its name from the nearby Lougheed Town Centre (or "Lougheed Mall") shopping centre as well as from the area the station is located in. The station provides access to the mall, nearby high density residential areas, and to the nearby Korean shops and restaurants on North Road and Coquitlam.

The station opened with its present day three platforms, although the third platform – now the Millennium Line (VCC–Clark bound) platform – remained empty and unused until construction of the Evergreen Extension began in 2013.

Lougheed Town Centre Station will be one of the first two stations (the other being Edmonds) to have its customer information displays upgraded. Work is expected to start in late 2018.

The station was designed by the Paul Merrick Architects firm. The five support columns, representing the surrounding old growth forest, supports the suspended roof canopy that covers the station. Prefabricated long trusses fabricated by AMEC Dynamic Structure Ltd. of Port Coquitlam, were shipped to the station site and lifted into place.[1][2]

Platform 3 and the expanded portions of Lougheed Town Centre that opened in 2016 was designed by DIALOG.[3]

Public Art

In the east concourse by the bus loop entrance, there are eight images of forests and greenery as part of the old growth forest theme at Lougheed Town Centre Station, in addition to imprints of fern and leaves in the tiling work on the platforms. Prior to the completion of the Canada Line in 2009, Lougheed Town Centre was the only station in the system to use photography as part of public art on SkyTrain.[4]

History

Prior to the completion of SkyTrain, the bus loop was located at North Road and Austin Road. Opened in August 1973 as Lougheed Mall, the bus loop was part of the introduction of the FastBUS program and introduction of local Coquitlam service. The bus loop moved slightly south, closer to the North Road & Austin Road intersection in 1986 due to construction of an expanded parking lot to facilitate with a mall expansion.

The station was originally envisioned to be located at North Road and Austin Road, integrated with the mall by a series of pedestrian paths when light rail was the desired mode for the Millennium Line. This location would also be a foundation for extending services into the Tri-Cities. However, to save costs, the station site was relocated to its present day location. Dissatisfied, the owners of Lougheed Town Centre mall sought to deny government access of the new station site, claiming that the location of the new station and bus exchange would have an impact on their tenant, Sears, whose location was adjacent to the proposed station. The province later expropriated the land for construction, resulting in the present day lack of integration between the area and Lougheed Town Centre Station.

After the completion of the Millennium Line, the loop moved to its current location, directly east of the SkyTrain station and renamed Lougheed Station. For a few months during the construction of the Evergreen Extension, the bus loop was moved slightly north from its current location, resulting in most bus bays being on-street boarding on Gatineau Place. Prior to the opening of the Millennium Line, the bus loop was located at North Road and Austin Avenue (now part of the Lougheed Mall parking lot).

The opening ceremony for the Millennium Line took place at Lougheed Town Centre Station on August 31, 2002 at the bus loop entrance concourse. Ceremonial ribbons with the names of each station on the Millennium Line were cut on the stairs leading up to the platform.[5]

Work to expand the station for the Evergreen Extension began in 2013 and involved the expansion of the bus loop entrance concourse, expansion of the Austin Road concourse and opening of the existing and unused third platform. Work finished in 2016.

From when it opened in 2002 to October 21, 2016, Lougheed Town Centre was a station for the Millennium Line only. On October 22, 2016, the Expo Line was extended to Production Way–University, adding Lougheed Town Centre as one of the stations. Lougheed Town Centre from October 22 to December 2, 2016 served as the eastern terminus of the Millennium Line until the Evergreen Extension was completed.

Following the October 2016 changes, outbound Millennium Line trains crossed over the inbound tracks and into Platform 3, where trains continued to travel on the left until Burquitlam, where it switched back to the right. Likewise, inbound trains switched to the left after Burquitlam. This was to accommodate for platform arrangements at Lougheed Town Centre. However, due to reliability issues with the switches south of Burquitlam and switches west of Lougheed Town Centre, the switching and crossover was removed on June 25, 2018. From October 21, 2016 to June 24, 2018, Expo Line trains to Waterfront stopped at Platform 1; Expo Line trains to Production Way–University and Millennium Line trains to VCC–Clark stopped at Platform 2; and Millennium Line trains to Lafarge Lake–Douglas stopped at Platform 3.

Lougheed Town Centre was the longest station by length on the entire system, measuring at approximately 180 metres until it was surpassed by Metrotown, which measures at approximately 208 metres.

Bus Routes

The bus loop is located directly east of the station along Gatineau Place, elevated above Lougheed Highway on a hill.

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  • Unloading Only

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Station Layout

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Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 3 Millennium Line Millennium Line towards VCC–Clark (Production Way–University)
Platform 2 Expo Line Expo Line towards Production Way–University (Production Way–University)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 1 Expo Line Expo Line towards Waterfront (Braid)
Millennium Line Millennium Line towards Lafarge Lake–Douglas (Burquitlam)

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  • Transit information
  • Compass Ticket Vending Machines
  • Shops
Lougheed Town Centre Station Exits
TransLink Buses bullet-b.pngTransLink Accessible bullet-b.pngTransLink Bike Locker bullet-b.pngTransLink Bike Rack bullet-b.png Bus Loop
  • TransLink Buses bullet-b.png Buses
  • Passenger zone
TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png Austin Avenue
  • Lougheed Town Centre
  • Keswick Park
TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png Shopping Mall
  • Lougheed Town Centre

First and Last Trains

Lougheed Town Centre Station
Expo Line Logo-a.png Weekdays Saturdays Sundays/Holidays
First Train to Waterfront 5:12 a.m. 6:13 a.m. 7:13 a.m.
Last Train to Waterfront 12:36 a.m.
12:35 a.m. on Fridays
12:35 a.m. 11:36 p.m.
First Train
to Production Way–University
5:29 a.m. 6:35 a.m. 7:35 a.m.
Last Train
to Production Way–University
1:12 a.m.
1:20 a.m. on Fridays
1:20 a.m. 12:12 a.m.
First Train
to New Westminster

late night service
12:44 a.m.
12:42 a.m. on Fridays
12:42 a.m. 11:44 p.m.
Last Train
to New Westminster

late night service
1:24 a.m.
1:28 a.m. on Fridays
1:28 a.m. 12:24 a.m.
Millennium Line Logo-a.png Weekdays Saturdays Sundays/Holidays
First Train to VCC–Clark 5:13 a.m. 6:12 a.m. 7:12 a.m.
Last Train to VCC–Clark 1:14 a.m. 1:14 a.m. 12:14 a.m.
First Train
to Lafarge Lake–Douglas
5:14 a.m. 6:10 a.m. 7:10 a.m.
Last Train
to Lafarge Lake–Douglas
1:43 a.m.
1:42 a.m. on Fridays
1:42 a.m. 12:43 a.m.

Nearby Attractions

  • Lougheed Town Centre
  • Keswick Park
  • Bell Park
  • Cameron Recreation Complex

Station Maps

References

  1. Lougheed Station tboake.com, retrieved 16-02-2019
  2. Vancouver's Millennium Line Canadian Architect, retrieved 16-02-2019
  3. The Evergreen Line DIALOG, retrieved 21-02-2019
  4. In case you forgot: the Millennium line, seven years later johntrueman.ca, retrieved 21-02-2019
  5. In case you forgot: the Millennium line, seven years later johntrueman.ca, retrieved 16-02-2019
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Airport branch ← Towards Waterfront Canada Line BridgeportTempletonSea Island CentreYVR–Airport
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Production Way branch ← Towards Waterfront Expo Line ColumbiaSappertonBraidMillennium Line Lougheed Town CentreMillennium Line Production Way–University
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