Electric Buses in Winnipeg – The 2000s

In early 2011 a prototype electric bus project was launched to run a single electric bus in Winnipeg. The project was financed by the province, Manitoba Hydro and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). At the time, MHI was in the business of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries but exited that business in 2014. The study was conducted in … Read more Electric Buses in Winnipeg – The 2000s

Book Review: The Railfan Chronicles, Trainwatching in Ontario, 1975 to 2005

I was a little hesitant to try another railfan e-book. I bought one a few years ago from a different author that was… poor. However, this one was great! Author Byron Babbish has 44 books on Amazon at the moment, mostly train books but a few on car ferries and even one or two on … Read more Book Review: The Railfan Chronicles, Trainwatching in Ontario, 1975 to 2005

Is RailPictures.NET For Me? (Guest Post)

This is a guest post by David McCormack. You can find his work on Flickr, Instagram, and of course RailPictures.net. Thirteen years ago, when I started taking rail pictures, I searched online for the best place to share these images. RailPictures.net was the first site that came up. After a string of rejections of my … Read more Is RailPictures.NET For Me? (Guest Post)