SkyTrain stopped in its tracks due to technical issue
The Expo and Millennium lines aren't going anywhere right now, and many SkyTrain riders may be in the dark as to why.
TransLink posted this service advisory at 12:32 p.m.:
Due to a technical issue at Skytrain, there are significant delays impacting the Expo & Millennium Line trains. It is also impacting our ability to communicate to passengers in train cars or platforms. We are working hard to resolve this issue. For those passengers in the trains, please stay in the cars until instructed. Thank-you for your patience.
The Canada Line is unaffected.
TransLink also posted these tweets:
#SkyTrain Due to the technical issues we cannot communicate with the cars in the system or on the platforms. Thank you for your patience.^ts— TransLink BC (@TransLink) July 21, 2014
#SkyTrain For your safety, please remain in the vehicles as the power to the tracks is still live.— TransLink BC (@TransLink) July 21, 2014
#SkyTrain Due to the current problem, staff are guiding people from cars back to the nearest station. Please wait for assistance from staff.— TransLink BC (@TransLink) July 21, 2014
Update (1:33 p.m.): Check out this photo of passengers leaving a stopped train.