2019 Feature Photo Archive

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week of January 6 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 100-b.jpg The CPTDB would like to wish everyone a Happy 2019!
week of January 13 Sound Transit 9570-a.jpg One of Sound Transit's 2011 New Flyer D60LFRs passing above the King Street Station.
week of January 20 & 27 Toronto Transit Commission 6382-a.jpg Following a winter storm, TTC 6382, a 1987 OBI |03.501, provides subway shuttle service on Yonge Street.
week of February 3 York Region Transit 1817-a.jpg York Region Transit's 2018 order of New Flyer Industries XD40 buses is starting to enter service. Unit 1817 is part of a batch of 35 buses.
week of February 10 Toronto Transit Commission 3446-a.jpg The TTC's brand new Nova Bus hybrid buses are steadily becoming a common sight in Scarborough. With a redesigned drive system from BAE Systems, the TTC anticipates greater reliability as well as savings of $10,000/bus/year in fuel costs.
week of February 17 Belleville Transit 9849-b.jpg A Mississauga Transit Orion VI? Nope! Looks like it at first glance, but this is actually Belleville Transit 9849 in its original paint scheme, posed for photos at the garage in July 2003.
week of February 24 Strayhound Scenicruiser-b.jpg This former Greyhound Lines General Motors PD-4501 Scenicruiser is on display in Historic Lowell, Arizona.
week of March 3 Metropolitan Transportation Authority R179 A train.jpg A Bombardier R179 trainset captured in February at 145th Street Station in Harlem on its first day of service on the A line.
week of March 10 Lion Electric Company Lion8 promotional-a.jpg Quebec-based electric bus manufacturer The Lion Electric Co. expanded their product line with the launch of the Lion8, a fully-electric Class 8 urban truck, on March 11.
week of March 17 Calgary Transit 8357-a.jpg Calgary Transit has recently placed their brand new Nova Bus LFS Natural Gas buses into service.
week of March 24 Pacific Coach Lines 3009.jpg Pacific Coach Lines will stop operations on March 31, 2019. They were known for their motorcoach services between Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria (via BC Ferries), British Columbia.
week of March 31 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 5659-a.jpg This past weekend was the final weekend for the remaining New Flyer D60 buses at MTA New York City Bus. 5659, a 2003 unit, loads here at the first stop on the Bx2 in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.
week of April 7 Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission 4606-b.jpg OC Transpo recently placed their brand new Nova Bus LFS buses into service. The agency is taking delivery of 82 buses—purchased through the Metrolinx Transit Procurement Initiative.
week of April 14 Stylus Transportation 5607-a.jpg TEMSA coaches make their debut in Canada this week at the annual Ontario Transportation Expo. Damera Bus Sales is the authorized dealer for TEMSA in Canada.
week of April 21 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 5585-a.jpg One of the MTA's brand new Nova Bus LFS Artic buses picks up passengers at Broadway on an eastbound M23-SBS.
week of April 28 Sin Metro 14606-a.jpg One of Sun Metro's 2014 New Flyer XN60 buses on El Paso Street at West 3rd Avenue. Brio is El Paso's Bus Rapid Transit system. Two new corridors are set to open this year.
week of May 5 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 4971-a.jpg The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a final farewell to the iconic RTS this week. Accumulating a massive fleet of RTS buses since the 1980s, their appearance has become associated with the city. The final buses in service were built by Nova Bus and served the city for around 20 years.
week of May 12 Amtrak 90230.JPG The Amtrak Cascades is seen here about to cross Braid Street in New Westminster.
week of May 19 Roam 1029-a.jpg Last week, Roam placed their brand new MCI D45 CRT LE coaches into service. The batch of four coaches are the first production units from MCI.
week of May 26 128px Eglinton Crosstown LRT unit 6201 is seen on display at the maintenance and storage facility during the Doors Open event on May 25, 2019. Toronto Transit Commission will be responsible for the line's operation.
week of June 2 Toronto Transit Commission 3700-a.jpg On June 3, the Toronto Transit Commission placed their first battery-electric bus into service. The New Flyer XE40 made its debut on the route 35 Jane.
week of June 9 Leduc Bus Lines 3927-a.jpg Effective August 31, the city of Clarence-Rockland will discontinue funding for Clarence-Rockland Transpo. Leduc Bus Lines, who currently operates the service for the city, has stated that they will continue to provide the service privately. Bus 3927 is seen at the Leduc Bus Lines garage in Rockland, ON during the recent Bus History Association Ottawa convention. The 2005 Nova Bus LFS is used in OC Transpo Rural Partner service between Place du Portage in Gatineau and Rockland.
week of June 16 Bus History Association 2019 Convention-a.jpg From June 6 to 8, the Bus History Association held their 2019 Convention in the National Capital Region. Highlights included a pre-convention charter by YUL Bus Charters, garage visits, the soon-to-open Confederation Line, and vintage buses.
week of June 23 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 8577-a.jpg The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in the process of deploying brand new Nova Bus LFS buses on Staten Island. They feature USB charging ports, Wi-Fi, information screens, and the new OMNY contactless fare payment system.
week of June 30 Société de transport de l'Outaouais 7901-f.jpg Société de transport de l'Outaouais 7901, a 1979 General Motors T6H-5307N, operated in revenue service for 40 years, and was removed from regular service in June 2019.
week of July 7 ION 509-b.jpg Recently, the Region of Waterloo launched their ION light rail rapid transit system. The line partially replaced the route 200 iXpress and connects Waterloo with Kitchener.
week of July 14 Metropolitan Transportation Authority 6128-a.jpg One of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's 2019 New Flyer XD60 buses rests at South Ferry after completing a southbound trip on the M15-SBS.
week of July 21 Greyhound USA 86953-a.jpg Greyhound USA 86953 is a brand new 2019 Prevost X3-45, seen here on schedule 5645 from Toronto to Kitchener, ON.
week of July 28 & August 4 Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority 635-a.jpg John E Pappas behind the wheel of one of the Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority's TMC RTS.
week of August 11 Sault Ste. Marie Transit charter August 2019-a.jpg Last week, a group of enthusiasts held an excursion in Sault Ste. Marie. Two vehicles were chartered: an ex-TTC Orion VII and an ex-OC Transpo Orion VI.
week of August 18 Toronto Transit Commission 4207-a.jpg On August 17, the Friends of the Philadelphia Trolleys chartered an ALRV and CLRV to commemorate their service to the City of Toronto as their retirement approaches. TTC 4207 and 4146 are pictured here at Neville Loop.
week of August 25 AC Transit 7019.jpeg Brand new AC Transit New Flyer XHE40 7019 on Line 54 at Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland, California.
week of September 2 & 9 Toronto Transit Commission 4204 & 4207-a.jpg "It's been a pleasure."

On September 2, the Toronto Transit Commission's ALRV streetcars operated in service for the last time. Passengers along Queen Street between the Russell Carhouse and Wolseley Loop were treated to free rides on 4204 and 4207.

week of September 15 Ottawa-Carleton Regional Transit Commission 1107-b.jpg On September 14, 2019, the OC Transpo Confederation Line officially opened to passengers. 1107, an Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle, is seen on its first day in revenue service.
week of September 22 Toronto Transit Commission 4094 and 4098-a.jpg This past weekend, the Toronto Transportation Society held a farewell charter with two of the TTC's CLRV streetcars.
week of September 29 Toronto Transit Commission 4178-b.jpg In partnership with CityFund, the TTC unveiled a moving work of art that will celebrate the city and the 40 years of service provided by the CLRV streetcars. Customers can enjoy the exterior and interior makeover created by local Toronto artists on the 506 Carlton route and limited service on the 501 Queen route.
week of October 6 Société de transport de l'Outaouais 1407-a.jpg Société de transport de l'Outaouais 1407 is seen on MacKenzie Avenue working route 31.
week of October 13 San Francisco MUNI 5497-b.jpg San Francisco MUNI 5497, a few days before all ETIs were retired, on Fillmore Street & Lombard Street.
week of October 27 Toronto Transit Commission 3725-a.jpg Toronto Transit Commission 3725 was the first Proterra Catalyst BE40 to enter revenue service for the TTC electric bus trial. It is seen on October 26, 2019 on route 6 Bay. These are the first production units by Proterra built for a Canadian operator.
week of November 3 Réseau de transport de Longueuil 20604-a.jpg With only a couple of Van Hool AG300 buses left in the RTL fleet, YUL Bus Charters held an excursion with of these unique buses. Pictured is C20604 at the Canadian Space Agency.
week of November 10 Jefferson Lines 1909-a.jpg Jefferson Lines 1909 is a 2019 MCI J4500 seen here on display at Saint Paul Union Depot Train Day event on June 2nd, 2019. 2019 marks Jefferson's 100th year of service.
week of November 17 Coast Mountain Bus Company 19411-a.jpg Coast Mountain Bus Company 19411, a brand new 2019 Alexander Dennis Enviro500, is seen on display for the 2019 Canadian Urban Transit Association Transit Show in Calgary, AB.
week of November 24 Metropolitan Transportation Authority Eighth Avenue station (BMT Sea Beach Line).jpg Earlier this summer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority completed their extensive rehabilitation of the Sea Beach line in Brooklyn. Seen here at the 8th Avenue station is a train of R68A cars on a Manhattan-bound N train.
week of December 1 Regina Transit 340-a.jpg This winter scene captures one of Regina Transit's 1963 GMDD TDH-5303 in 2001.
week of December 8 Verkehrsbetriebe St. Gallen 211-a.jpg Buses with trailers are still being used in some Switzerland cities. Verkehrsbetriebe der Stadt St. Gallen operates Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg Lion's City buses that pull trailers. In the photo, bus #211 is seen on St. Leonhard-Strauss Street destined for St. Gallen Bahnhof (railway station).
week of December 15 GO Transit 8494-a.jpg GO Transit 8494 at the University of Guelph. It was wrapped for the holidays wishing everyone "Happy Traveldays".
week of December 22 OC Transpo 4471-a.jpg The CPTDB would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! We hope that Santa is good to you this year!
week of December 29 Toronto Transit Commission 4545-a.jpg The passing of the torch. Toronto Transit Commission 4057 passes Bombardier Flexity 4545 on The Queensway, just west of Roncesvalles Avenue, in 501 Queen service on December 21, 2019. December 29, 2019 marked the last day of service for Toronto Transit Commission CLRVs.

The CPTDB would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year!