Need to correct myself as to cars entering service. Until the Leslie Barns complex open, all the new cars enter service from Roncesvalles. 4552 is the first car since the opening of the Leslie Barn that enter service from another yard.
Well!!! thats a real improvement, but still short and years late.
"The MDBF for the LFLRV Fleet in May was 27,936 kilometers. This is an increase of 10,098 kilometers compared to the same time last year and an increase of 15,616 kilometers compared to last month. The overall LFLRV MDBF remains below the 35,000-kilometre target. Analysis In May there were 23 delay incidents. The number of delays attributed to the braking equipment, which was the worst-performing system, decreased by 50% with the implementation of additional preservice inspection scope. The number of delays attributed to the other poor-performing systems (doors, train control management, communication systems, pantograph) have remained steady. Action plan We continue to work closely with Bombardier and have developed various vehicle modification programs to help improve the reliability of the vehicles. Door system: Design and component improvements (e.g. installation setup, guide channels, and end-stops) have been implemented on the fleet and a wire chain retrofit is underway. Brake system: Quality control containment and improvements have been implemented at supplier sites. Component improvements (e.g. seals, guidance shaft and locking pins) are in validation and planning stages with implementation targeted for Q4 2019. Pantograph: Technical staff are closely monitoring pantographrelated failures as engineering investigations continue with Bombardier. These reliability improvement programs continue to be refined as more operational data becomes available with the increased use of the vehicles and an increasing fleet size."