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  1. They're relatively new (formed in 2014), small, and I believe only operate in Toronto and Montreal. My understanding is their activities are focused on investigations and intelligence gathering as opposed to a "street level," visible police presence. Think of them as corporate security with peace officer powers. This is what the shoulder flash looks like.
  2. Do you one better Sadly my work schedule can't accommodate a trip to Cheyenne this week. Will have to catch up with the 4014 later this summer.
  3. I wouldn't plan any connections within 24 hours of your scheduled arrival.
  4. Interesting ideas about increasing WCE service in the future ... https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/west-coast-express-expansion-opinion-2019
  5. The cars that were loaded onto flatcars have now been removed. At this point I haven’t heard where they have gone too. Still a few pieces of equipment left on the siding, but well out of clear view.
  6. Popped by there this afternoon. All the coaches and a VIA exCN steam generator car have had their tarps removed. 4 coaches (3 6-axel coaches and a 4-axel ex VIA coach) have been loaded onto flat cars. The locomotive was previously stored inside so I can't confirm if it is even present.
  7. The locomotive and cars are stored beside the Amazon warehouse not far from my house. The equipment was moved around and some of the tarps were removed a few weeks back, but otherwise not much seems to be happening. That being said I don’t believe they are safe by any means. If memory serves there is also an open air coach that used to be used on the Royal Hudson Train and a exCPR Fast Mail car in the mix there. Would be a shame if they ended up being scrapped.
  8. While the impact certainly appeared dramatic, the damage was superficial. Fiberglass bodywork, new window, replace poles, that's about it.
  9. "Mayors' Council votes in favour Surrey SkyTrain, but province won't cover extra cost" Now we can call the L Line LRT project officially dead. Mayor McCallum is still insisting that an Expo Line extension to Langley can built for the same cost as the LRT project ... Translink disagrees ...
  10. Burnaby has a new mayor, so we'll see how that may play out in the future. While I suppose the Province could force through the installation of trolly wires on a Provincial route over the objection of a municipality I doubt the province would see it be worth the massive political capital they would have to burn to do so. Just like LRT in Surrey, the province and Translink could push ahead with the project over the City of Surrey's objections, but is it worth the political fallout?
  11. Expo Line down Fraser to 166/168 with B Line connections to Langley City, Walnut Grove, and Cloverdale would be a decent interim project.
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