In case you missed it… A Century of Electric Buses in Canada: Presented by Angus McIntyre

On May 12th, the CTHF held its third webinar presentation.  This month’s excellent webinar was presented by Angus McIntyre.  The topic was on a century of electric bus operations in Canada, and is definitely worth a watch. If you were unable to join the webinar live, we have provided a

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In case you missed it… History of Orion Buses Slideshow

On April 14th, the CTHF held its second webinar presentation.  This excellent presentation was on the history of Orion Bus Industries, which was delivered by our Assistant Treasurer/Director of Events & Street Side Guide: Kevin Nicol. If you were unable to join the webinar live, we have provided a recording

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Issue #111

The Cover Story: Canada has reached the 35-year milestone of transit buses running on compressed natural gas.  The Hamilton Street Railway was the first implementer of CNG.  Kevin Nicol provides a thorough, two-part look at the history and current status of this alternative fuel.  We also have an update on

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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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