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  1. Shaun

    TTC Electric Buses

    So you pull on it and it opens the door?
  2. Shaun

    GO Transit

    ¡How much work is it to allow both tracks at Langstaff to be used by GO trains? I don't know anyone who has tried to take the DVP on a weekend afternoon but it's bumper to bumper south from Finch to Bloor and northbound from Bloor to the 401. Having GO trains to and from Langstaff to Union would help congestion. The line south of Langstaff is owed by Metrolinx and there are no trains on this line on weekends. This would also help during subway closures. Plus there is a connection to the Sheppard subway connection at Orioe.
  3. Shaun


    So will there be Dispatch, and supervisors overnight? Are the divisions open 24 hours?
  4. Shaun

    Niagara Region Transit

    Only 1.3 million KM's? Wonder if anyone will buy it.
  5. Shaun

    TTC in the news

    I don't think that the real initiative is to build anything. The longer things get delayed, the better because he doesn't have to pay to actually build it. The point is to delay the process even longer and build nothing but blame other people (like the city of Toronto or the feds). Sounds a lot like Trump?
  6. Shaun

    Collingwood Transit

    What year is #702? They didnt send it for rebuild?
  7. Can they use the existing storage tracks at Obico and change the gauge? There is a lot of empty space but to design and build a maintenance facility can take a decade. Look at Wilson, the construction is still not finishes.
  8. If the Glycol is applied at the garage, won't it wear off as the bus is in service? Unless they plan to hand out spray bottles of them and leave them at terminals.
  9. Also depends on if that is cheaper than buying new cars.
  10. So if they treated the T1's like "married trainee's" then you would only need to equip lead cars with ATO? You could close and remove the operator equipment on the middle cars, which would save on maintenance. Whether or not that is feasible is another story.
  11. Shaun


    If they where to connect it to Detroit, from the current windsor station how would it get to the tunnel to go across the river?
  12. Shaun

    Double decker bus order

    I have not seen or heard any updates on the cause of the transitway crash. Have there been any charges laid on the driver? Are there any recommendations from the investigation?
  13. Shaun

    TTC GM New Look Fishbowl Preservation

    I have a question regarding Engine technology. The 50 Series became popular because they where at the time clean burning engines, but not by today's standards. The interesting thing that I found was the horsepower rating of the 50 series vs 6V-71 50 Series 250HP 725 ft⋅lbf (983 N⋅m) @ 1200 rpm 6V-71 225HP 600 lb⋅ft (813 N⋅m) @ 1600 RPM How is it that the 50 series with only 25 more horse power is able to power a much heavier vehicle, and accelerate faster and maintain a better top speed? Does it have to do with the fact that the engine is more efficient?
  14. Shaun

    VIA Rail Canada

    https://blackburnnews.com/chatham/chatham-news/2019/03/31/serious-via-rail-crash-closes-keil-drive-south/ Apparently the train dragged the car hundreds of miles after the impact, which I think they meant feet.
  15. Shaun

    Streetcar News

    Why did they spend all that money rebuilding them, but not rebuild the cortical components that would keep them in service? How did this even get approved?