Tuesday, May 11, 2010

A TTC Car in Phoenix

Phoenix Trolley Car Sign
I was wandering around Phoenix one night when I came across this sign. I'm not a huge fan of transit equipment, but hey, it rides on rails so I took a closer look. Imagine my surprise when I saw this car deep in Arizona.
Ex-TTC 4607 transit car in Phoenix
This is ex-Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) car 4607.
Ex-TTC 4607 transit car in Phoenix
It turns out that Valley Metro, the transit authority for the Phoenix area, has a transit terminal in that area. As part of the terminal, they have a little fenced-off area as an outdoor display of older transit vehicles.
Phoenix Transit
See on Google Maps.

As it happens, there is a Phoenix Trolley Museum a few blocks north of this location.

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