Back in December of 2019 old Windsor streetcar #351 was restored to its former glory. Around $750,000 was spent on rebuilding the exterior and interior of the old streetcar to its 1926 look. Cars #351-354 were purchased by the Sandwich, Windsor, and Amherstburg Railway in 1926 from the Public Service of
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.
On August 16, 2018, Translink celebrated the 70th year of operation in Vancouver. And for this occassion our affiliates at the Transit Museum Society, were able to supply a 1954 Canadian Car Brill T-44 trolleybus. We had members attended this event, and have graciously provided us with some photos to
1954 General Motors “Old Look” bus # 188 in its new colours and livery. Having been manufactured in Detroit and then delivered to Los Angeles. Then worked its way from Los Angeles up to Sacramento, then onto Victoria, BC and into Regina, Saskatchewan. Finally, it found a new home
We at the Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation, alongside with our partners at the Canadian Railroad Historical Association, are proud to announce a new addition to the collection at Exporail: a 1966 Societe Transport de Montreal Canadian Vickers MR-63 car! More specifically 81-502. These cars were retired from the STM fleet
Today officially marks 70 years of trolleybus operation in Vancouver. Canada’s only remaining trolleybus system, began operating on August 16, 1948. Our affiliates at the Transit Museum Society have organized tours on the trolleybus network, to commemorate this milestone. For further information please follow this link to their site. CBC
August 16, 2018 will mark 70 years of trolleybus operation in Vancouver. To commemorate the occassion, our partners at Transit Museum Society, have six fan trips lined up from mid August through to mid September. We have marked off the individual fan trips in our events calendar, for further information