07/24/2014 10:59 EDT | Updated 09/23/2014 05:59 EDT

Canada Line resumes service from Richmond/YVR to Marine Dr. Station

Metro Vancouver's Canada Line was shutdown briefly by a power outage in Richmond on Thursday morning around 7:30 a.m. PT, stranding thousands of passengers during the morning commute.

The service was restored by 8 a.m. but commuters are advised to expect extra-long waits getting out of Richmond and the airport because of the shutdown.

The brief shutdown comes after the region's SkyTrain system was hit by two system-wide shutdowns caused by power outages in recent days.