Prevost and Industry Historian Bill Luke look back at 95 years

Prevost, the Quebec based coach manufacturer, recently celebrated their 95th anniversary!Historian Bill Luke spoke to Metro-Magazine about the company’s history. Check out the full article on Metro-Magazine.com!You can also read Metro-Magazine’s article from August here.

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BC Hydro Transit Bus No. 4612

The Transit Museum Society of British Columbia recently conducted a successful tour of suburban Metro Vancouver with vintage BC Hydro Transit Bus No. 4612, a 1964 General Motors TDH-4519 “fishbowl” model.     Even though GM vehicles were heavily featured in BC Electric’s Victoria fleet, the Vancouver division mostly standardized on Twin Coach and Canadian Car

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Directors’ Meeting and AGM Results

As we enjoy the summer sun and warm weather, it’s an ideal time to report on the results of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on June 15th, and to provide you with an update on a number of exciting developments as well as plans for the coming year. If

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BC Electric streetcar #153 in North Vancouver Parade

Historic BC Electric streetcar #153 from 1908 came out of hiding recently and was in North Vancouver’s Canada Day parade. Click on the photos below to zoom in!   It spent most of its career in North Vancouver until it was retired from service almost 40 years later in 1946.

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AGM 2019

On Saturday June 15th the CTHF held their Annual General Meeting and Board meeting in the vintage rail car “Cape Race” at the Toronto Railway Museum. The car was built by National Steel Car of Hamilton (link here) in 1929 for the Canadian Pacific Railway. In attendance were (Depicted in

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The Passing of Paul A. Leger

  Metro Transit 709 Charter – Paul is seen in the group photo, second row centre, sporting the grey coat and blue cardigan underneath.   May 21, 2019 Paul Leger, a CTHF member from Halifax, NS, and long time bus historian, passed away on Sunday, May 19th. Paul recently celebrated

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Following BC Electric 153’s Restoration

Do check out our section on the ongoing restoration of BC Electric Streetcar 153.  Photos before and during the restoration process will be added as we receive them. Restoring BC Electric streetcar 153  

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