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  1. Siemens will be providing mid-life rebuilds on Type 2 & 3 light rail cars: https://www.railwayage.com/passenger/light-rail/trimet-taps-siemens-for-80m-mid-life-overhaul/
  2. TransLink has decide to get two more XE40 buses from New Flyer: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/translink-orders-2-xcelsior-charge-buses-to-further-interoperable-charging-supported-by-cutric-693891641.html TransLink has also increase electric bus order for Nova LFS with two more buses on order: http://novabus.com/two-nova-bus-electric-buses-vancouver-part-cutric-project/ Metro Vancouver has also approved purchase of two more electric buses: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/metro-vancouver-board-approves-translink-gas-tax-request
  3. Portland Streetcar has order two Brookville Liberty LRV: https://portlandstreetcar.org/news/2018/03/portland-streetcar-to-add-two-new-streetcars-allowing-for-more-frequent-service
  4. The first of seven Vicinity bus with new livery was shown Memorial Square, this happen on January 24, 2018: https://paherald.sk.ca/2018/01/24/city-unveils-new-fleet-seven-buses/
  5. Some photos of S18113: S18113 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr S18113 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  6. MUNI is one the last transit authority to operate refurbish Presidents' Conference Committee Streetcar and other old streetcars thru out the world in regular service. 1859 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 1818 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 1006 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 1050 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 1051 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 1056 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 1074 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  7. 1051, has been recently rebuild for service on F -line in San Francisco. MUNI is one the last transit authority to operate refurbish Presidents' Conference Committee Streetcar in regular service. 1051 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr https://cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php/File:San_Francisco_Muni_1051-a.jpg
  8. P3318 has return from refurbishment: P3318 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  9. P3310 has been refurbish, saw it at Coquitlam Central Station. P3310 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr P3310 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  10. 1043 buses will be purchased with another 695 buses being refurbished: https://globalnews.ca/news/4160999/ttc-transit-bus-funding/
  11. STM is getting 929 hybrid buses, including the 300 hybrid buses on order, 34 electric buses and 4 smaller electric buses between 2019 to 2024: http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/montreal-approves-1-3-billion-plan-to-buy-963-stm-buses
  12. Two more Vicinity have arrived at Cullen Diesel Power LTD. in Port Kells, BC, didn’t not catch the fleet numbers.
  13. The Provincal Government will move head with hydrogen fuel cells trains for GO Transit: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/transportation/2018/02/22/province-moves-ahead-with-pursuit-of-trains-powered-by-hydrogen-fuel-cells-for-go-transit.html
  14. TriMet will be replacing all 26 Type 1 cars with same amount of Type 6 cars by 2022. http://www.oregonlive.com/commuting/index.ssf/2018/02/trimet_to_retire_original_max.html
  15. TransLink is studying late night SkyTrain service on Friday and Saturday nights: https://www.translink.ca/About-Us/Media/2017/December/TransLink-to-study-weekend-late-night-SkyTrain-service.aspx
  16. First Canada could be taking over the contract to operate HandyDART starting July 2018; https://www.translink.ca/About-Us/Media/2017/December/TransLink-proposes-new-HandyDART-service-provider.aspx
  17. R1008 on route 351 'White Rock Centre' at Bridgeport Station. R1008 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr R1008 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  18. Amtrak California and midwest double decker cars have been cancelled with Nippon Sharyo. The order has been changed to 137 single decker cars which will be built by Sumitomo and Siemens: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-amtrak-railcar-contract-20171115-story.html
  19. Craig Blake is on arriving from to Halifax Ferry Terminal to Dartmouth Ferry Terminal. Viola Desmond is on leaving for Woodside Ferry Terminal from Halifax Ferry Terminal.
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    BC Ferries

    Lomaiviti Princess V, ex-Queen of Nanaimo, heading to Suva, Fiji from Richmond, BC , Canada: Lomaiviti Princess V by Blue Bus Fan, on FlickrLomaiviti Princess V by Blue Bus Fan, on FlickrLomaiviti Princess V by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  21. This has been delayed until thanksgiving weekend: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Rollout-for-new-BART-cars-bumped-back-to-12253656.php#photo-14287460
  22. 9426 arriving o Via Rail "Canadian" Train 1 arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station from Toronto Union Station. 6426 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  23. Halifax Transit foot ferries seem inefficient compared to TransLink SeaBus because they sometimes need to spin around, take double the time to load, and unload. Woodside I by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Halifax III by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Halifax III by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Christopher Stannix by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Christopher Stannix by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Christopher Stannix by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Craig Blake by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr Craig Blake and Viola Desmond by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  24. M/V Fundy Rose arriving on the 8:00 am from sailing Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia on foggy on September 20th. I am posting because we don't have many photos of her in service. M/V Fundy Rose by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr M/V Fundy Rose by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
  25. 4035 and 4036 are on service route 11 while the 4034 is in service on route 22: 4036 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 4036 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 4034 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr 4035 by Blue Bus Fan, on Flickr
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