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Winnipeg Transit D40 Tracking

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I was driving down Portage Ave. around 12:30-1:00 PM and I spotted one of the 1990 D40's (858 i believe) heading east on Portage. I wanted to get a picture of it but it turned south on Main street and I was turning north. I couldn't tell if it was in service or not, but I doubt it would've been since they're probably taken out during rush hour only by now.

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I was driving down Portage Ave. around 12:30-1:00 PM and I spotted one of the 1990 D40's (858 i believe) heading east on Portage. I wanted to get a picture of it but it turned south on Main street and I was turning north. I couldn't tell if it was in service or not, but I doubt it would've been since they're probably taken out during rush hour only by now.

There's apparently Classics that go to their destinations at 1 pm for St. Vital, so who knows.

Welcome to CPTDB by the way. Driver I presume?

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360 (1992 series) on Route 78. Havent seen an '92 in awhile

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852 (yes, 852!!!) spotted running! Pics:

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^^ April 9th. Also, spotting alot of D40s on routes 26 and 41 lately...

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695 with orange? tape on front, as training bus...

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858:

I tried to get a side-shot of 858 from a moving D40LF, but someones car got in my way (grr). It's in the "failed photos" thread.

As for D40 tracking, I've heard from my contacts that one 670-699 got retired, and all orange D40s in the 370-399 category minus 373, are gone as well, along with a few white ones. Sadly I don't have any official WT lists, but this is what me and some off-forum spotters have seen the past couple weeks (D40 wise):

Personally seen: 365, 684, 685, 689, 699, 858

Other guys: 373, 375, 383, 384, 385, 388, 396, 673, 675, 676, 682, 691, 695 696, 697, 698

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I tried to get a side-shot of 858 from a moving D40LF, but someones car got in my way (grr). It's in the "failed photos" thread.

Yes... I already saw that image.

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Observation wise, bold red is retired, bold blue is unknown:

370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379

380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389

390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399

Also, I'm back to my job out in the suburbs - won't be able to provide much spottings or photos as I could in Downtown. I'll definitely try though, but I could use some help from anybody in the Manitoba section.

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689 (Route 21, St. Charles, 3 July 2013):

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And the leftover parts of an Orange D40 still live on. Are there many of the D40's still remaining in service with the older style colored seat inserts like 689 has?

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And the leftover parts of an Orange D40 still live on. Are there many of the D40's still remaining in service with the older style colored seat inserts like 689 has?

Off of the top of my head..... just 375 and 689. I'd have to transitfan the D40 more instead of photographing them to get a better idea :P

400s, quite a few still left with the orange. Even 993 still has Orange seats!

BTW, I went out and got a ton of photos today, along with fanning a route I've never been on. So expect alot of new/insteresting information on this section within the next hour guys!

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I keep on seeing it in St James, either on the 25, or deadheading back Downtown. Nice to still see it alive!

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Spotted 376 deadheading from St. Charles this afternoon back to Downtown. Considering how theres barely 30ish D40s left, barely any if at all of the 370-399s, I believe we should start tracking both these, and 991-993 down until retirement...

All in favour?

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Sadly, no it is not. Completely white. I think I might have a recent picture of 376, but I have to start getting to work (first day back after my medical leave from work). If I do find one, I'll definitely post it on here. Got quite a few iPhone and Canon pics to go through!

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Peter, I tagged you on FB with the 4 pics I could find on 376. Look in the Bus Lounge, sadly I cant find the pics on the newsfeed with the volume of pics that are posted everyday. But tagging it should make it alot easier for you to find!

688 - Sturgeon school charter, layover @Portage/Moray, 3:30pm

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Sadly, no it is not. Completely white. I think I might have a recent picture of 376, but I have to start getting to work (first day back after my medical leave from work). If I do find one, I'll definitely post it on here. Got quite a few iPhone and Canon pics to go through!

Well, I guess I could have answered my own question about 376... I did get a photo of it back on June 14, 2011 in the white livery, but it was not uploaded to my website as of yet. I came across if while searching for photos of 673...

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