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  1. OC Bus Spottings

    8069, 86B Baseline, at Bayview station 7:16 yesterday (Wednesday) 8129, 86B Baseline, at Bayview station 7:16 today (Thursday)
  2. Bronson/Heron announces itself as "Mooney's Bay Station" as well. I suppose they're considering them part of the same station now.
  3. OC Bus Spottings

    5085, 91 Laurier, at Dominion 7:08.
  4. OC Bus Spottings

    8125, 85 Lees, at Lincoln Fields 15:21.
  5. OC Bus Spottings

    Sightings from yesterday, both at Carleton University: 5035, 104 Place D'Orleans, 16:47 8129, 111 Baseline, 16:55 (unsure if a regular DD trip or not) Sightings from this morning, both at Bayview station: 8015, 86B Baseline, 7:15 5110, 91 Laurier, 7:16
  6. GOA transit news, info etc

    You can't use incompatible trains on the same line. Those three Bombardier units would require extensive reworking to make them compatible with the LINT fleet, not to mention a complete rebuild since they are 20 years old, AND one unit needs repairs after a derailment. It's not even remotely worth the taxpayer dollars when the cost of all of that falls in line with the cost of new trainsets, and you have to buy a large number of trainsets anyways: even assuming no spares and airport units being a single trainset (where the rest are double, unless that's changed) and six trains on the mainline with two doing the airport spur (ie roughly status quo frequency), we need 14 trains, eight more than we have now. To maintain existing spare ratios (or even come close), we need well over 20. Even as much as I think the Talent is a better design than the LINT by a long shot (interior layout at least), there's no chance of them running here again.
  7. OC Bus Spottings

    5001, 91 Laurier, at Lincoln Fields 7:03.
  8. OC Bus Spottings

    8132, 261 Stittsville, at Bayview station 15:22. 6621, 152 Grandview, entering Bayshore station 15:44.
  9. OC Bus Spottings

    6550, route 168 Bridlewood, leaving Eagleson P&R 21:25.
  10. TTC NovaBus LFS Movement List

    They're getting buses. Who cares whether or not they're new? It's not like a bus from 2015 will refuse to pick you up where one from 2018 won't.
  11. OC Bus Spottings

    Tonight's sightings, all at Bayview station. 16:28: 16:34:
  12. OC Bus Spottings

    Some 80xx DD was on route 86B Baseline this morning, spotted at Bayview road around 7:15.
  13. OC Bus Spottings

    5033, 91 Laurier, at Tunney's Pasture 7:07.
  14. OC Bus Spottings

    8117, route 62 Terry Fox, at Bayview station 20:00.
  15. OC Bus Spottings

    6647, 161 Bridlewood, spotted down Eagleson road 15:13.