Photos from the 70th Anniversary of Trolleybuses

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

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Manitoba Transit Heritage Association’s Newest Addition

  1954 General Motors “Old Look” bus # 188 in its new colors and livery? having been manufactured in Detroit and then delivered to Los Angeles. The from LA up to Sacramento, then onto Victoria, BC and into Regina, Saskatchewan. Finally, it’s found a new home in Winnipeg as the

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STM MR-63 81-502’s New Home at Exporail

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

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Vancouver Celebrates 70 Years of Trolleybus Operation

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

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70 Years of Trolleybus Operation in Vancouver

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

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