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Tom1122

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  1. Tom1122

    CTHF 2018 Fan Trips

    I bought a seat on the charter to HCRR.
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    The Random Thoughts Thread

    Where is the "If buses could talk" thread?
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    Streetcar News

    I wonder if 4408 will be one of the first cars to go back to fix the welding problems since it's out of service anyway?
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    Streetcar News

    Makes you wonder how much worst the problem would be if Bombardier had stuck to their original delivery schedule?
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    Montreal Metro MR-63 Retirement Watch

    The ads are good, but how about other signs from the interior of the MR-63 with the image of the subway car and the sign/ad saying 81-502 is going to Exporail?
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    Montreal Metro MR-63 Retirement Watch

    Cross posted from the Adieu MR-63 thread. I don't normally do this, but did someone photograph the ads from the MR-63 during its last runs? I lost most of my photos and I am asking if anyone would let me use their pictures? I will give credit. FelixINX let me use four, but I'm looking for more.
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    Adieu MR-63

    Thanks. Now does anyone have the rest of the ads/signs inside the MR-63 during its last runs?
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    Adieu MR-63

    I don't normally do this, but does anyone have photos of the ads inside the MR-63 train that I could post on my website. (My pictures were accidentally deleted; FML). I will give credit.
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    Reactions to Transit Enthusiasts

    Yesterday I had an interesting reaction. Prior to the Pride Parade, I had gone down to the staging area to photograph the buses participating in the parade and when I photographed GO 8326, someone called me over and gave me a t-shirt, some bookmarks, and some temporary tattoos.
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    General FML moments

    I may have inadvertently deleted many photos from my recent trip to Montreal to witness the last runs of the MR-63. However, many of my MR-63 pictures are not deleted; especially from their last day on the Blue line. I only realized this after I reused the memory card. I am trying to recover the pics but am having limited luck at this time but I'm still working at it.
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    The Random Thoughts Thread

    If the TTC's subway cars had the lifespan of the MR-63s. Gloucesters would have retired in 2006. M-1s retired in 2015. H-1s would be retiring now. H-2s and younger would still be going.
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    Montreal Metro MR-63 Retirement Watch

    Prior to 2018, has anyone photographed/ridden an MR-63 on the Blue line? I've ridden them on the other lines.
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    Transit Related Dreams

    I had a dream that YRT came up with a new livery that looked like the Niagara Falls Transit livery and I saw a few D40LFs in the new livery. I then saw Orion 5 #310 in the new livery as well plus another Orion 5 in YRT's current livery {in real life}. (YRT retired their last Orion 5s last year).
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    TTC CLRV/ALRV retirements

    Seashore would probably only get one of the two. Most likely the car would be put on a truck, possibly by Silk Road Transport. (Who IIRC moved a select number of H-5s to Buffalo and Lake Erie and Northern 797 from Seashore to HCRR in 1999)
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    TTC CLRV/ALRV retirements

    Seashore's other candidate 4027 also lives as she was on the 501 yesterday.
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