Metrolinx is showing off a light rail vehicle on James North in front of Lister Block.
By RTH Staff
Published September 11, 2015
Here are the photos of a real-life light rail transit vehicle on James Street North that you have been waiting for:
LRT vehicle on display on James Street North in front of Lister Block (Image Credit: Jason Leach)
LRT vehicle, view from front (Image Credit: Jason Leach)
The vehicle is a Bombardier Flexity Freedom, the vehicle Metrolinx has chosen to buy for the new GTHA LRT systems: Eglinton Crosstown and Finch West in Toronto, Hurontario-Main in Missisauga/Brampton and B-Line in Hamilton. The Ion LRT in Waterloo Region is also using the Flexity Freedom. They are being built at Bombardier's Thunder Bay manufacturing centre.
Last year, 165,000 people came to Supercrawl 2014, and we can expect an amazing turnout again this year. Of course, you need room for all those people, and a number of downtown streets have been closed to automobile traffic - that is to say, opened to human traffic - for the weekend:
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