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      Saddened by loss of Winnipeg Transit driver   02/15/2017

      We are saddened by the loss of Winnipeg Transit driver Irvine (Jubal) Fraser who was attacked while on the job and unfortunately passed away.
      A GoFundMe page has been set up by Winnipeg Transit colleagues to help Fraser's widow and family. We wish to extend our condolences to family and friends affected by this tragic event. View CBC News Article: Man charged with murder in attack on Winnipeg Transit driver
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  1. Ex-UK Prime Minister Thatcher has died. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22067155
  2. Chicago Sun Times movie critc Roger Ebert has died, in recent years a very prolific writer. He wil be missed.
  3. British actor Richard Griffiths has died. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21973505
  4. Bonnie Franklin of One Day At a Time has died.
  5. Last month was a bit brisk.
  6. Subway replacement service July 1997.
  7. Some shots from the 90's On streetcar replacement duty at dusk during the summer of 1996.
  8. I do believe it was the fact the TTC liked the increased ad space the backlit lighting fixtures offered. I do remember reading somewhere that ordering buses minus the standee windows was actually an optional extra. I never quite understood that, I would have thought it would have been the other way around.
  9. I did not realize the CIS units made it on to the 3500 series buses. My childhood memory never recalls many "standee windowed" buses with the white dome, I had an obsession as a child of tracking the fleet numbers of the buses with the white dome in the early 80's. Another thought also occured to me that as far back as my memory serves, the only time I can recall ever taking a TTC vehicle with standee windows was around 1979-1980 was on the 60 Steeles West route on a family trip to Pioneer Village. As a child bus enthusiest I thought they were great! We were frequent TTC users as my mother had no car, so I do remember always hoping to get a bus with those "extra green tinted windows". Never happened again, a least not where i grew up Victoria Park and Sheppard
  10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOA7KPzi2ac Dublins Bombardier double deckers.
  11. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOA7KPzi2ac
  12. Summer 1996.
  13. Sandra Bullock could drive, but could she act?
  14. I do recall seeing a Ted Wickson postcard of a Edmonton BBC with an Export A ad on the side. I could have sworn the picture was dated 1985.
  15. The early 7500 rear photos are the hardest to find, anyone care to share?