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I saw one vehicle with airport wrap on 37 Islington yesterday (8005)

Is it rare that airport buses operate in regular route?

Probably once a day but they try to be selective if they do send them out. Like just added peak service runs or less busy routes.....not the case if was on the 37 though.

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This has been bothering me for a while.

However, if you take a look at the outermost door in the non-cab end (I don't remember how it was in the cab end (non-cab side), but I'd assume it's the same), the panels are clearly unevenly spaced:

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That looks like the cab end, non cab side. You mentioned the a/c overhead, so it must be... they moved the passenger seats in that location from three parallel to the wall to 2 perpindicular to the wall, as well as changing the way the cab door was hinged and latched. That's probably the source of the difference. The back of the seat had to be in line with the piano hinge on the door, so that the cab door would latch to the back of the seat properly.

I don't know exactly why they made that so large of a space on the right beside the doors, but it may have been to do with making the stanchion bar close enough to the passenger seats for it to be reasonably to grab while getting up. That's my guess.

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That looks like the cab end, non cab side. You mentioned the a/c overhead, so it must be... they moved the passenger seats in that location from three parallel to the wall to 2 perpindicular to the wall, as well as changing the way the cab door was hinged and latched. That's probably the source of the difference. The back of the seat had to be in line with the piano hinge on the door, so that the cab door would latch to the back of the seat properly.

The picture is a screenshot from

video, if you watch onwards for a few seconds, it's actually the non-cab end.

I don't know exactly why they made that so large of a space on the right beside the doors, but it may have been to do with making the stanchion bar close enough to the passenger seats for it to be reasonably to grab while getting up. That's my guess.

But on T1's it isn't spaced so far apart, and I'm pretty sure is still easy to grab, wouldn't the same have worked on 5796? :huh:

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The picture is a screenshot from

video, if you watch onwards for a few seconds, it's actually the non-cab end.

But on T1's it isn't spaced so far apart, and I'm pretty sure is still easy to grab, wouldn't the same have worked on 5796? :rolleyes:

It may have had something to do with the seating. On the non-cab ends of the T-1s, there is extra room between the seats against the car ends and the two against the side wall. I don't remember how the seats were on the non-cab end of 5796, but when 5796 was first built in 1990 as the T-1 prototype they probably didn't put in that same gap. If the seats were still the same distance apart as on regular H-5s, then that could have been the reason for the uneven spacing, the gap was in the door panels instead of between the end seats. They probably knew that the final design would have the gap, but they didn't build it into the prototype car. Just a guess, but that's all I can think of.

The original all-perimeter seating design probably didn't affect those seats at the end so it's unlikely that it was because of that seating layout.

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It may have had something to do with the seating. On the non-cab ends of the T-1s, there is extra room between the seats against the car ends and the two against the side wall. I don't remember how the seats were on the non-cab end of 5796, but when 5796 was first built in 1990 as the T-1 prototype they probably didn't put in that same gap. If the seats were still the same distance apart as on regular H-5s, then that could have been the reason for the uneven spacing, the gap was in the door panels instead of between the end seats. They probably knew that the final design would have the gap, but they didn't build it into the prototype car. Just a guess, but that's all I can think of.

The original all-perimeter seating design probably didn't affect those seats at the end so it's unlikely that it was because of that seating layout.

That would make sense. Thanks for the info.

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http://www.ttc.ca/News/2015/August/0814_emergency_repairs.jsp

This is very ridiculous that they are announcing this closure like the day before the closure..

I know this is emergency, but looks like TTC doesn't care about their valuable customers.

You gotta be bleeping me...

And they excluded a word "We apologize for the inconvenience"... looks like they won't apologize -_-

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Who cares that they didn't apologize. It's not like your world will end.

Not to mention... when were they supposed to announce the closure? An emergency, by its nature, can't be predicted.

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http://www.ttc.ca/News/2015/August/0814_emergency_repairs.jsp

This is very ridiculous that they are announcing this closure like the day before the closure..

I know this is emergency, but looks like TTC doesn't care about their valuable customers.

You gotta be bleeping me...

And they excluded a word "We apologize for the inconvenience"... looks like they won't apologize -_-

To be fair about the Eglinton west station situation, it would be the contractor who dug the wrong spot that caused the problem. It's not the ttc's fault and they probably learned about it recently.

The spadina station loop notice was posted yesterday, so it's a 2 day notice. Although I dislike running it to Bathurst station. Out causes a lot of confusion and holds up the 511.

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http://www.ttc.ca/News/2015/August/0814_emergency_repairs.jsp

This is very ridiculous that they are announcing this closure like the day before the closure..

I know this is emergency, but looks like TTC doesn't care about their valuable customers.

You gotta be bleeping me...

And they excluded a word "We apologize for the inconvenience"... looks like they won't apologize -_-

"I know it's an emergency but I hate that it's being treated like an emergency... And they didn't abase themselves to me" What?? How about take your complaint to Hydro because whatever they screwed up would not be impacting TTC if they hadn't screwed it up.
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There is one 8200 unit that makes a do-re-mi-fa-so-ra-shi-do when it takes off from a stop.

I think it's something to do with the turbo or transmission.

Anyone else know what i'm referring to?

Its 8165

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