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  1. EastYorkTTCFan

    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    504A could go from Dundas West station via Dundas west to Bathurst and then south on Bathurst to king and the reverse heading back from the distillery loop. They did that when the streetcar got derailed pushing an out of service car off of king.
  2. EastYorkTTCFan

    TYSSE: Spadina Subway Extension (TTC)

    The only actual crossover is at Mckowan sat=ion and then Kennedy is the one-way track in and out with a switch on the outbound end that changes depending on when a train is leaving or entering.
  3. EastYorkTTCFan

    Accessibility and the TTC

    Maybe they will go back and add them where they can but there are some that they can only have one elevator in due to existing infrastructure.
  4. EastYorkTTCFan

    Accessibility and the TTC

    True but by 2025 they will have more elevators in play like for example now if you can't use one of the elevators at Victoria park they say to go to either Warden or main street and come back after changing trains at one of them,.
  5. EastYorkTTCFan

    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    It's part of a system to help with crowding at St George and Bloor Young, the control both at Bloor and young monitors both stations and can turn on signs that say to not enter the station or to not go up the stairs
  6. EastYorkTTCFan

    Accessibility and the TTC

    If they do have to take them off line for matetince they can run a shuttle bus to the next station that has one working for people that need it. If you look at every station beside every elevator there are also instructions on how to get access to the station if it's out of service.
  7. EastYorkTTCFan

    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    I wonder if people don't want to get them because they don't want to draw attention to themselves. That and people may not want to get one so they don't end up starting an argument with someone. It's the old problem that you don't really know why a particular person needs a seat.
  8. EastYorkTTCFan

    TTC: Relief Line South (In Design)

    probably only the terminal stations just like all the other lines. If you need a washroom just get off the subway and go to a coffee shop nearby.
  9. EastYorkTTCFan

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Don't forget also north of Yorkdale the subway is elevated over the 401 as well as the Bloor viaduct and the section by old mill on the Bloor Danforth line. well, none of those examples are like say Chicago or new york in some cases Elevated transit can cost just as much or more to build then it...
  10. EastYorkTTCFan

    TTC: Streetcar Network

    I think the TTC's eventual plan is that the 505 will terminate at one of the new stations for the Downtown relief line.
  11. EastYorkTTCFan

    TTC: Relief Line South (In Design)

    Exactly and BD had the M1''s until they were retired. The only cars that really saw and service between the two on a regular bases were the H series and the T1's.
  12. EastYorkTTCFan

    Ion Light Rail (Kitchener-Waterloo, U/C) & King/Victoria Transit Terminal

    When the new extension to Vaughn opened up on YUS line they started running "ghost trains" to Vaughn about a month before the scheduled opening day. The trains would pull into Sheppard west station (Downsview) and then offloaded before they continued all the way north and turned around their...
  13. EastYorkTTCFan

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    That was a necessity because of the legacy fleet operating in city streets where they couldn't easily add a platform for level boarding and also because the existing platform fights would be a challenge in some places to make a level with the height of the vehicle.
  14. EastYorkTTCFan

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    A different track gauge doesn't mean they can't share common parts like doors, door motors, traction motor and many other things. In railroad terms, the gauge isn't really that much of a difference when it comes to parts for various things. Most of the parts in the Flexity range form Bombardier...
  15. EastYorkTTCFan

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    They are now but when Metrolinx bought them off of the city they were originally part of the Transit City order and an extension of the streetcar contract. Metrolinx just didn't want to pay any changer feres which is what most of the lawsuit was actually about they thought they could use the...