Comment 48076

By Kiely (registered) | Posted September 22, 2010 at 12:40:31

What got my attention the most was that this streetcar was built in 1927 and retired in 1951. That's 24 years of service. How many buses can claim that distinction? - Rene Gauthier

Well made rail equipment can almost be infinitely refurbished. Just look at Budd Cars, companies still purchase them today for revenue service. The original winning proposal for the Pearson airport to Union Station rail line intended to use refurbished Budd cars.

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