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THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010

Grand Opening of the Olympic Line Streetcar Today!

Vancouver's refurbished Streetcar Line, christened the Olympic Line, opens today at 9:30am running between the Olympic Station on the Canada Line to Granville Island using two Bombardier Streetcars borrowed from Brussels, Belgium to offer free transportation to a beloved Vancouver destination along the shores of False Creek.

On loan from Brussels, Belgium, two Bombardier Streetcars will shuttle people between the Olympic Station on the Canada Line to Granville IslandAfter months of planning and action, today marks a new era of sustainable transportation for the Vancouver region. The streetcar has returned to the rails with two Bombardier Streetcars borrowed from Brussels, Belgium set to run a 1.8 kilometre route between Granville Island and the Olympic Station on the Canada Line opening at 9:30am on January 21, 2010 and operating daily on an eighteen hour schedule between 6:30am to 12:30am.The 2010 Route runs 1.8 kilometres between the Olympic Station on the Canada Line and Granville Island

This sleek, new streetcar will be running free starting January 21, 2010, through the Olympics and ending March 21, 2010.

Enjoy a ride on a beautiful tram that takes riders beside the Olympic Village, False Creek and to one of the City's most fabulous locales.






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