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TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

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The problem is when you are on a ALRV that short turns and all that is behind you are CLRV's .... considering the ALRV's are so rare now I think it's time to just to take them out of service permanently.
 

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Anecdotally, I can tell you about 50% of the streetcars I see on Queen now are ALRV, which is down obviously from then it was 100%.
Far less than that, anytime I've checked. Right now, there's 26 CLRVs, 2 ALRVs and a bus - see http://webservices.nextbus.com/service/publicXMLFeed?command=vehicleLocations&a=ttc&r=501&t=0

Noon yesterday there were 35 CLRVs and 5 ALRVs.


At this point if there are ~20 ALRVs left, and more than 150 CLRVs left, just do the math.
Less than that. The last TTC service summary reported as of June 8th, there were only 125 CLRVs.

Only 17 ALRVs have shown up on the tracker recently - and 4 of those aren't currently tracking.

Only 122 CLRVs have shown up on the tracker recently - and 7 of those aren't currently tracking.
 
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4217 last seen at the barns 21 days ago; 4220 last seen at Hillcrest 20 days ago; 4211 on 511 at 1 am, 4225 on 501 in Long Branch; 4230 last seen at Russell 30 days ago; 14 others are at Russell. Thats a total of 19 ALRV's tracking at this time.

The most I have seen out is 5 and have yet to check peak service to see if more are out.

4485 is sitting on track 3 in the yard and ""MAYBE"" in service Wed after been here 20 days.

4486 is out testing.

4487 & 88 out in non TTC land.

4489 in service bay
 

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4217 last seen at the barns 21 days ago; 4220 last seen at Hillcrest 20 days ago; 4211 on 511 at 1 am, 4225 on 501 in Long Branch; 4230 last seen at Russell 30 days ago; 14 others are at Russell. Thats a total of 19 ALRV's tracking at this time.

The most I have seen out is 5 and have yet to check peak service to see if more are out.

4485 is sitting on track 3 in the yard and ""MAYBE"" in service Wed after been here 20 days.

4486 is out testing.

4487 & 88 out in non TTC land.

4489 in service bay
.4217 is one of the few ALRVs that have still been seeing regular service
.4220 has been sitting at Leslie Barns for some time now (retired)
.4211 has been gone for almost 3 years now
 

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4490 was supposed to off loading today at Hillcrest. 4491 Due next week.

Next car that should see service would be 4487, since it arrived a day before 4486 and has done more testing as well. Using the current 20 day cycle from delivery to service, it should enter service today, but not close to that point as its out in lake Ontario.

4486 & 88 out in Long Branch

4489 in Mississauga

Now what cars are we going to see heading east to Quebec??? 4408 is a good case to go, since it need major repairs.

Looks like the issues with the GPS has been fix, as 4470 was still on a bus route on Monday, but currently sitting the service area of the yard.

As a note, Edmonton received their new car from Kingston a few days. All KW cars should be out of Kingston early Aug and starting opening space for more cars to be built.
 

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Caught this sign on College St just west of the lights for Beverly St. I also found them on Queen and King just before the first set of lights like College. I am assuming Dundas is the same since I didn't have a look at the area.

Caught 4463 heading east on Queen out of service at Dufferin St.

Not sure if 4430 was to go out of service once it reach Bloor-Spadina Loop as it had is pole up in place of the Pan at King going northbound as a 510. Got off it at Queen.

4486 in the service bay along with 4487 who GPS has it out in the lake.

4488 out in Long Branch testing.

4489 sitting out in the yard waiting for space in the service bay
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4490 is now tracking after 2 days been here.

4488 Is an arrow as a 501 out in Long Branch and has to be testing since it left the yard as a 301 dot some hours ago. It only been here 16 days.

4489 sitting outside the east service bays the last 24 hrs.

Wouldn't be surprise to see 4486 & 87 in service this weekend since they been here 22/21 days so far
 

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Looks like 4488 may enter service before 4486 & 87, as its sitting on track 2 in the yard and done its time in the service bay. Most likely tomorrow.

4487 GPS has it out in the lake and inside service bay. 4487 is in the service bay.

4489 looks like it was out for testing as it was sitting on the inbound track.

4490 in service bay
 

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Is there an updated distribution schedule for the various routes? I can't take much more of the stupid bus on the 505...
 

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Is there an updated distribution schedule for the various routes? I can't take much more of the stupid bus on the 505...
Have to wait until Sept for Streetcars or when work is done.

I haven't seen or heard of any changes from the last list, but 512 should be done by Sept for new cars. More cars will be added to 504 first before the remaining process starts for other routes.

4490 is out for testing westbound on Queen and thats is fast based on the last few months deliveries.

Not sure what going on with the other not in service cars, but a few are past their time for being in service.

4486 GPS has had the car all over the place the last few days.

4487 has left the service bay and in service yard waiting another spot in the service bay.

4488 still sitting on track 2 in service track the last 18 hours or so and was last seen 12 hrs ago

4489 is still sitting on an inbound track since last night.
 

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4491 was off loaded this morning and it has problems. 4470 is to tow it to the barns.

8 more more before 4500 shows up, giving TTC 100 out of 204 here.
 

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