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TTC planned number of trains for Lines 1 to 6.
From the 5 years plan: http://www.ttc.ca/About_the_TTC/Com...ts/Attachment 1 TTC_5_year_SP_web.pdf#page=47

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TTC only plans to run 34 Flexity's as 2-car trains on opening day.
 

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TTC planned number of trains for Lines 1 to 6.
From the 5 years plan: http://www.ttc.ca/About_the_TTC/Commission_reports_and_information/Commission_meetings/2019/December_12/Reports/Attachment 1 TTC_5_year_SP_web.pdf#page=47

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TTC only plans to run 34 Flexity's as 2-car trains on opening day.
That doesnt seem like nearly enough, considering it'll be running basically the same distance as line 2, and they run 46 trains
All of these numbers are woefully inadequate with the exception of the Sheppard Line (Line 4). The fact that they plan on running 18 trains along 19km of rail on Eglinton vs 15 trains on 11km of rail, tells everyone all they need to know about how flawed their fleet management plan is.

The streetcar numbers as we know are already inadequate and are far below what's required to meet demand. I have no idea how they plan on running 214 streetcars by 2024 as procurement isnt anywhere close to being tendered. Even if Bombardier was once again picked to manufacture additional streetcars, that would be a near impossible timeline to meet as they would have to get their supply chains in order again and we can see how well that worked out for them the first time around.

Now if we look at the bus fleet plan that's a bigger joke on it's own. They plan on increasing the number of buses in service only by 10 between 2020 and 2021. This wouldnt even be enough to cover the overcrowding issues on even 3 out of the dozens of routes that are overcrowded. The increase between 2021 and 2022 of 32 buses is cute, especially considering that fact that it looks more unlikely by the day that the Eglinton LRT will be open by the end of 2021. So whatever buses that would have been freed up there will most likely be sticking around there longer, thus the net impact of those 32 additional buses will shrink dramatically.

The Yonge-University (Line 1) plan deserves it's own special post because the numbers there are based off of a few assumptions, while the fact that they plan on keeping supply on the Bloor-Danforth line stagnant at 46 trains until 2024 at the same time that demand continues to increase is just outright questionable (and i'm putting that kindly).
 

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