TransLink issues SkyTrain alert for Granville Station

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      People who board or disembark from the SkyTrain at the Granville Station will want to know about the latest TransLink alert. It's classified as "minor".

      Effective Friday August 15 at 2:30pm until Friday August 29 at 5pm

      The down escalator from the concourse level to the westbound platform level by the Dunsmuir Street entrance will be out of service for repairs.

      Effective Sunday August 17 from 9am to Friday August 22 at 5pm

      The 'up' escalator from the eastbound platform level to the westbound platform level towards the Dunsmuir Street exit will be out of service for maintenance.

      Anyone who's been to the Granville Station knows it has two of the steepest escalators in Vancouver.

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      Martin Dunphy

      Aug 15, 2014 at 3:27pm

      Not only steep, but they made the mistake of aligning the wall tiles with that steep angle, so when you are going down that long escalator, you get an unbalanced, almost vertiginous feeling.

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