TTC streetcars return to Kingston Rd. Dec. 23 - Free rides on vintage PCC streetcar this Sunday
December 20, 2013
Regular streetcar service returns on the 502 Downtowner and 503 Kingston Rd routes on Mon., Dec. 23.
To thank residents and businesses for their patience during the streetcar track construction, people can ride the TTC’s vintage PCC streetcar for free on Sunday, December 22 from noon – 4 p.m. between Woodbine and Bingham Loops.
Ward 32 Beaches-East York Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon and TTC CEO Andy Byford will be riding the PCC from noon till 2 p.m., spreading some holiday season cheer by handing out candy canes.
PCCs were the backbone of the TTC surface fleet for many decades, and were a popular sight in Toronto from 1938 to 1995. At one time, Toronto owned the largest fleet of PCCs in the world - 745 cars.
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