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  1. A retirement charter for the YRT/VIVA 8200-series AG300 buses will be held on Sunday, August 8. The 8200s are the last Van Hool AG300s operating in Canada, and are slated for replacement later this year. This fan trip will focus on southern York Region and northwestern Toronto. It will take place in the evening, with departure at 16:30 from Richmond Hill Centre and returning at around 20:00 at the same location. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the number of attendees will be strictly limited to 25. Further info regarding the charter (including registration and payment det
  2. GO 8452 (2019 Pride bus) seen on the 47 this afternoon with its wrap still intact. This was one of the test units for the super single drive wheels. The super single wheels on this unit have been replaced with the standard dual drive wheels, as shown in the photos.
  3. GO 615 speeding through Danforth GO on a snowy morning with a Stouffville Line train.
  4. I emailed YRT about availability of the 5XX and 6XX EZ Rider IIs a few weeks ago (was hoping to do a charter). They informed me that the remaining 3 units are now retired.
  5. Rode two today; on one the engine shut off during every two stops (whether or not the doors opened) and on the other one the engine ran all the time like the old hybrids
  6. When your autofocus fails... At least I was quick enough to press the shutter button once more (and got a decent shot) before the bus completed its turn...
  7. OC Transpo Alstom Citadis Spirit 1127 on a test run approaching Bayview Station on January 2, 2019. Photo taken by Richard S.
  8. That unit in the Kimco yard is now just half of a bus... Taken with permission from the Kimco staff.
  9. This is one of 44 videos that were uploaded to Youtube last night. The link above leads to a video I shot aboard Kingston Transit 9807, an Orion VI
  10. Should probably post about my photo gallery here too: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ttcviafan/ Last update: September 11 (14 photos)
  11. http://www.cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php?title=Les_Tours_du_Vieux_Qu%C3%A9bec_80-81 Please change the name of this page to 'Les Tours du Vieux Qu├ębec 80-82'
  12. http://www.cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php?title=File:Toronto_Transit_Commission_7432-a.jpg Accidentally wrote '7432' instead of '7342' File name should be 'Toronto Transit Commission 7342-a.jpg' Sorry.
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