Burnaby SkyTrain station slimed by sesame oil. People, be better

Burnaby Now


SkyTrain Station
Staff work to clean up a large sesame oil spill. TRANSLINK PHOTO

Have you ever used sesame oil in cooking?

It’s not an easy ingredient. I don’t know how many cooking shows I’ve watched in which a chef was heavy-handed with the sesame oil and ruined their dish.

It’s strong stuff. One website warns about going light on sesame oil so you don’t “wallop your guests in the head.”

So when somebody spilled a “surprisingly large” amount of sesame oil on the platform of Burnaby’s Lougheed SkyTrain Station, it took more than a mop and a bucket to ensure people’s safety.

According to a tweet from TransLink, the spill made for a “slippery situation” and required several staff clean it up.

“Staff quickly jumped into action using good ole (sic) elbow greases, buckets of water and dish soap to swab the deck!”

Just another crazy day for TransLink.

People, if you’re going to travel with your groceries, please be more careful. It doesn’t take much to disrupt things for passengers and staff.