Headlights Close Behind Us

It is the beginning of evening rush hour, and our train is fairly packed with passengers.  Another train is right behind us.  Looking out the back window, one is somehow reassured to note that when we stop for a station, car 080 slows down and also stops, without ever getting any closer.    

There are almost 300 cars in the SkyTrain fleet.  The oldest ones, such as pictured here, were manufactured by Urban Transportation Development Corporation, which eventually became part of Bombardier, the company which delivered the next major generation of vehicles.  The coming of the Canada Line in 2009 saw the newest cars arrive from South Korea, built by Rotem, a division of Hyundai.

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