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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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 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

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2018 Saskatoon Classic Charter Highlights

The recent Saskatoon Charter was successful with over 12 members in attendance. Classic 449 was their charter bus which is the last in the fleet. The visit to the Saskatchewan Railroad Historical Association Museum was a great add on & many thanks to Michael Kennedy for his assistance.   ”

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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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[Event Cancelled] A Day at the Halton County Radial Railway

EVENT CANCELLED. As a result of the limited response to date for this charter, CTHF has regrettably had to cancel this event. Payments made by registrants will be refunded as soon as possible. The CTHF is hopeful of having an event in conjunction with Halton County Radial Railway, one of

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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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Saskatoon Bus Charter 2018

On Saturday June 2nd 2018, 15 members of the Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation chartered Saskatoon Transit “Novabus Classic” bus #449. The high floor transit bus is becoming increasingly rare in Canada and Saskatoon is one of the very few transit systems still operating them. You can find photos from the bus tour

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