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Sapperton Station

Sapperton Station is located on an elevated portion of the Millennium Line, a part of Metro Vancouver's SkyTrain rapid transit system. The station itself is located in eastern New Westminster. The station will serve the major redevelopment of the nearby Labatt Brewery site.

Location

Sapperton Station is located along Brunette Avenue in the Sapperton area of New Westminster, above a Canadian Pacific right-of-way, on the shores of the Fraser River. It is connected to ground level by a walkway over Brunette Avenue that exits on Keary Street, across from the Royal Columbian Hospital.

History

The station was built in 2002 as part of the Millennium Line. Before the Millennium Line was complete, a short spur from Columbia Station was opened in eastern New Westminster as a test track; this spur included the stations of Sapperton and Braid.

Sapperton, like all stations along the Millennium Line, has a unique design. The elevated station contains a mezzanine level connected to the platform level by stairs, escalators and elevators. There are two side platforms, separated by an artwork wheel. There had previously been a stationary bike on the mezzanine level which would rotate the artwork wheel when ridden but was removed after

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