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  1. jmward

    2018 Garage Transfers and Storage Reactivations

    Best to wait until one actually retires, I'd say.
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    Vancouver general sightings and notes

    Really? I guess that means we have one 120xx in a different scheme now, lol. I figured the green scheme was just a wrap; so it would regain its old non charcoal scheme.
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    2018 Standard 40' Bus Procurement

    As a passenger, the cramped awkward seating at the back (with the backwards seats etc) kinda sucks. I understand that's being addressed in the new units though. (Plus air conditironing!)
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    New Flyer D40LF Retirement / Storage watch

    May I invoke the iconic case of Orion 9205, which saw no activity for 11 months one time before coming back: if a bus has no history on tcomm, and even if the retirement export shows it hasn't seen service for a few months, there could be many reasons why it isn't seeing service, and so you can't assume its retired. (Even if the bus type in general is being retired)
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    Translink Refurbishments

    Oh man, we might have to revive the Fresh-o-meter
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    Collisions and Incidents thread

    Has anything happened to R7408 recently? Spotted her like this at UBC today.
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    Vancouver: T-Comm "E-Sightings"

    9714 apparently did a 99 trip this AM, it's on the 44 now. http://tcomm.bustrainferry.com/mobile/bus?busId=9714 Block: http://tcomm.bustrainferry.com/mobile/block/1717917
  8. Those look great! Send them to translink, lol
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    Vancouver: T-Comm "E-Sightings"

    9797, 9798 and 9799 have their proper numbers on tcomm now.
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    Vancouver: T-Comm "E-Sightings"

    I've been on them with crush loads, and missing a night bus is often not much fun
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    Vancouver general sightings and notes

    The 43 has had 40' trips every winter for the last few years, I think.
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    2018 Garage Transfers and Storage Reactivations

    I was personally hoping for 9801-9803, just prefix the 9 there
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    Vancouver general sightings and notes

    Quite right. Oops. I looked up both blocks earlier but evidently remembered the wrong one.
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    Vancouver general sightings and notes

    If I'm not mistaken, poco shuttle 16537 will run the last C route trip ever fairly soon, on the C9 New West Station. End of an era, I suppose.
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