Management & Operations

Former Toronto transit CEO to review recent SkyTrain issues

Posted on July 30, 2014

Photo: Wakasui via Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Wakasui via Wikimedia Commons
VANCOUVER, B.C. — The former CEO of Toronto’s GO Transit line, has been tasked by TransLink with conducting an independent review of two major service disruptions that shut down the Expo and Millennium SkyTrain lines earlier this month, Business Vancouver reported.

Gary McNeil has been hired to evaluate what happened and TransLink’s response to the shutdowns. The review will also look at what steps can be taken to prevent major service disruptions and changes to procedures and equipment that would enable the SkyTrain system to resume full service more quickly.

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