Issue #110

  The Cover Story: In our second part of the Canadian Car & Foundry retrospective we look at the trolley coach building era.  CC&F bought the rights to build the Brill design from ACF Motors Ltd. in the U.S.  The type found favour with a total of 15 Canadian operators

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In case you missed it… Holiday Bus Slideshow

As some of you might have known, last Thursday, the CTHF held its first ever webinar presentation.  This is to be the start of a series of presentation to come.  For those that were not able to join this webinar, there is some good news.  You can view it through

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Issue #109

                                        The Cover Story: Following the commencement in 1967 of its Lakeshore commuter rail line, extending east and west of downtown Toronto, GO Transit identified the need to provide additional bus

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Directors’ Meeting and AGM Results

Greetings Fellow Members: I hope you are keeping safe and well as we continue to deal with the ongoing challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am reporting on the results of our Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was held virtually on September 26th, and to provide you with an

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Issue #108

  The Cover Story: After decades of planning Winnipeg’s Transitway is finally in service.  Its path to completeion is detailed in this issue.  Also we look at public unrest affecting public transit more than 100 years ago just as COVID-19 causes issues today.  Plus a look back to the formation

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Issue #107

    The Cover Story: At the end of 2019 the CLRV made its final run with the TTC. Like the PCC before it the CLRV served long and well becoming a Toronto landmark and an iconic form of transportation. In this issue we take a look back at how

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Issue #106

With the opening of Ottawa’s new LRT line in mid-September, the Bulletin takes a look back at the history of transit Ottawa. From its basic beginnings, including a visit by royalty, to the end and ultimate return of electric transit after a 60-year gap the city’s transportation system has come

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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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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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