Thursday, May 14, 2015

Some sweet new rides coming our way

Hot or not?
Posted by blogTO on Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Anonymous said...

I've often wondered if the wind drag on the flat backs of the trains has any significant impact on fuel use when the trains are running "backward". In other words, does the westbound LSE from Oshawa to Union in the morning use more fuel than the eastbound Union to Oshawa in the evening, assuming the same passenger load? If so, these fancy new cab cars might save a few bucks for Metrolinx (which it will obviously not pass on to its riders)

Anonymous said...

Wi-fi? Will everyone wanting a signal be cramming into the cab car?

Unknown said...

@Anon 10:36

The eastbound LSE trains use more fuel, of course: they're going uphill most of the way!

Anonymous said...

^^that's right. It's actually a very big climb from Union to Scarborough in railroad sense.