Special Feature - ETS Health Sciences Station - January 1/3, 2006


  On January 1, 2006, Health Sciences Station opened for revenue service. This milestone marked the first new station since 1992. In celebration, ETS made the LRT line free to ride for January 1 and 2. The grand opening ceremony took place on January 3, 2006.
 

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ETS 1019

ETS 1019 is seen shortly after arriving at Clareview Station with 'University' on its destination sign. The sign was later changed to Health Sciences.

2006-01-01 

ETS 1019

ETS 1019 is seen at Clareview Station with 'Health Sciences' on its destination sign. This car was the first train of the day and consequently was the first revenue service train to enter the newly opened Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-01 

ETS 1019

ETS 1019 is seen at Health Sciences Station. This was the first revenue service train to arrive at this station.

2006-01-01 

ETS 1019

ETS 1019 is seen ready to head back northbound from Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-01 

ETS 1019

ETS 1019 is seen heading back northbound from Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-01 

HS Clock

The illuminated clock at Health Sciences Station is seen here.

2006-01-01 

HS Platform

The platform of Health Sciences Station, looking north on the west side.

2006-01-01 

HS Platform

The platform of Health Sciences Station, looking south on the west side.

2006-01-01 

ETS 1016

ETS 1016 was the second train in revenue service to arrive at the newly opened Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-01 

Coliseum Directional Sign

The directional sign on the lower level of Coliseum Station, showing the new "Health Sciences" reading.

2006-01-01 

Health Sciences Banner

The banner at Health Sciences Station for the official opening ceremony is seen laying across the tracks.

2006-01-03 

Health Sciences Banner

ETS 1036 is seen creeping up on the banner at Health Sciences Station for the official opening ceremony.

2006-01-03 

Banner Breaking

ETS 1036 is seen breaking the banner to officially open Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-03 

ETS 1036

ETS 1036 is seen arriving at Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-03 

ETS 1036

ETS 1036 is seen arriving at Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-03 

Guest Speakers

Speakers at the official opening ceremony of Health Sciences Station included Mayor Stephen Mandel, the president of the University of Alberta, and two others representing the provincial and federal government.

2006-01-03 

ETS 1036

ETS 1036 is seen parked at Health Sciences Station.

2006-01-03 

ETS 1036

ETS 1036 is seen departing Health Sciences Station after the official opening ceremony.

2006-01-03 

Health Sciences Cookie

Cookies featuring the clock at Health Sciences Station were given away at the official opening ceremony.

2006-01-03 


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