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TORONTO
 Ontario . Canada

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 STREETCAR

With more than 5 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. Besides three Subway lines and one driverless light metro, Toronto boasts North America's most extensive streetcar system:

- opened 1891 (electric service)
- track gauge 1495 mm
- 10 lines (+ 1 peak-hour only line: 508)
- total network length (2012): 82.1 km
- rolling stock: Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV); Articulated Light Rail Vehicle (ALRV); Bombardier Flexity Outlook ordered

 Projects

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT, now under construction, will be a largely underground east-west corridor, running mostly along Eglinton Road and integrating the current Scarborough RT line.

 Photos
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 Links

City of Toronto - TTC Page (Offcial Site)

GO Transit - Toronto Area Commuter Rail Home Page

Metrolinx - Ontario Transport Planning Authority

James Bow's The Transit Toronto Website - Subways & Streetcars

incl. Sheppard Subway Extension and Eglinton West Subway project

Toronto Transit at nycsubway.org

Toronto's Streetcar System at Wikipedia

Toronto LRT Information Page

Steve Munro discusses Toronto transit issues

 

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