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Date: 05/08/22 18:34
TTC 4066
Author: refarkas

It is August 1986 in Toronto where I am in a TTC PCC streetcar about to meet and pass TTC 4066.
Bob




Date: 05/08/22 18:54
Re: TTC 4066
Author: boejoe

Nice.  Are you at the corner of Walk and Don't Walk?  LOL



Date: 05/08/22 22:31
Re: TTC 4066
Author: feclark

That is spectacular, Bob! Even the two pedestrians are perfectly placed. I love the pharmacy - an independent!
Fred



Date: 05/09/22 09:59
Re: TTC 4066
Author: mile250

I recall reading that Toronto streetcar lines are/were 4 feet 10 7/8 inches gauge (which is about 1,478 mm). Any history on that?



Date: 05/15/22 06:51
Re: TTC 4066
Author: moonliter

mile250 Wrote:
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> I recall reading that Toronto streetcar lines
> are/were 4 feet 10 7/8 inches gauge (which is
> about 1,478 mm). Any history on that?

Yes, this was because today's TTC was made up of a number of smaller companies, some private, some public.  The private companies wanted to maximize earning to they so they would also offer freight service on their lines.  The City of Toronto did not want freight cars on their streets so they used a difference gauge to stop the practice.

Gerry Gaugl
Ottawa ON



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