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Just though the D40's needed a space to be tracked.

643 is now in the hands of the Manitoba Transit Heritage Association.

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643 is now in the hands of the Manitoba Transit Heritage Association.

Nice! Make sure you stock up on paper towels before I come to Winnipeg because you'll have to clean the drool off the bus. LOL :P

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Last night while looking at newspapers on microfilm, I saw a photo of Classic 308 and D40 164 on the tarmac at Winnipeg's airport. The issue was from September 12, 2001, after the terrorist attacks at the airport acting as shelters. I'll get photos as soon as I could. :)

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Is 694 still in service? That one did the honors for me when I arrived in Winnipeg for the 2001 Bus History Association convention.

Yes. It has been refurbished, and is still in service.

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I have a list of all the MCI and 800's that are still in service

301-304 310-316 319-321 323 324 326 328-332 334

801 808 812 814 815 817-820 823 824 826 832 846 848 852 858-860

863 865 866 868 871 877 879 882 884 887 889

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Last night while looking at newspapers on microfilm, I saw a photo of Classic 308 and D40 164 on the tarmac at Winnipeg's airport. The issue was from September 12, 2001, after the terrorist attacks at the airport acting as shelters. I'll get photos as soon as I could. B)

D901* 100s were all D901s. 340-399, 630-699 and all 800 series are Winnipegs D40s. Speaking of D40s:

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390 at the Airport (route 20), still painted in Orange and Cream livery

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There is a TONNE of D40s out around Polo. 682, 691, 382 (rode that one home) and at least a dozen more

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Did you manage to see if it still has the upside-down Winnipeg logo on the front?

Honestly, I only pay attention to its mechanical condition.

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Rode 680 home. Weird how its internal stop display thingy is in Times New Roman compared to Tahoma font...

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Rode 680 home. Weird how its internal stop display thingy is in Times New Roman compared to Tahoma font...

Some displays do this randomly and I'm not sure why. Programming maybe?

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Tried to get a picture of an 1994 D40 with 24 Ness (no express) as its destination sign, but the bus kept moving and when I managed to catch it, the driver told me "they don't like getting their pictures taken". Seems I have to try a bit better. Note: if you ARE that driver reading this, sorry about that and anyways, the pictures turned out so blurry that you couldn't see anyone in the front of the bus :)

Also, 812 on the 58, still running! The lighting in that one is sure bright

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Managed to spot (and ride) 863 today! Surprised that theres an 800-series D40 past 858 confirmed operating. The seats were comfy, and sadly, I couldn't get an inside picture because there was alot of people on the bus (and it was on my iPhone...)

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