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The Toronto Rocket (TR) is the fifth and latest series of rolling stock used in the Toronto subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [1]

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Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.

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Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is the study of the motion of air, particularly its interaction with a solid object, such as an airplane wing.

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Alternating current

Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction, in contrast to direct current (DC) which flows only in one direction.

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An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth.

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Automatic train control

Automatic train control (ATC) is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs.

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Baby transport

Various methods of transporting children have been used in different cultures and times.

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A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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Bombardier Movia

Bombardier Movia is a family of metro train built by Bombardier Transportation.

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Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail vehicle and equipment manufacturing and servicing industry.

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Cab (locomotive)

The cab, crew compartment or driver's compartment of a locomotive, or a self-propelled rail vehicle, is the part housing the train driver or engineer, the fireman or driver's assistant (secondman) (if any), and the controls necessary for the locomotive's, or self-propelled rail vehicle's, operation.

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Canadian Labour Congress

The Canadian Labour Congress, or CLC (Congrès du travail du Canada or CTC) is a national trade union centre, the central labour body in English Canada to which most Canadian labour unions are affiliated.

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CBC News

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.

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Closed-circuit television

Closed-circuit television (CCTV), also known as video surveillance, is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors.

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Communications-based train control

Communications-based train control (CBTC) is a railway signaling system that makes use of the telecommunications between the train and track equipment for the traffic management and infrastructure control.

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Computer monitor

A computer monitor is an output device which displays information in pictorial form.

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CP24, formerly CablePulse24, is a Canadian English language Category A specialty cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Bell Media subsidiary of BCE, Inc. Based in Toronto, the channel focuses on local news from the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario, while also covering national and international news.

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Crush load

A crush load is a level of passenger loading in a transport vehicle which is so high that passengers are "crushed" against one another.

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Current collector

Electric current collectors are used by trolleybuses, trams, electric locomotives or EMUs to carry electrical power from overhead lines or electrical third rails to the electrical equipment of the vehicles.

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Davisville Yard

The Davisville Subway Yard is a rail yard on the Toronto Transit Commission's Yonge subway line.

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Denzil Minnan-Wong

Denzil Minnan-Wong (born) is a Toronto city councillor representing one of the two Don Valley East wards, Toronto City Council Ward 34.

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Destination sign

A destination sign (North American English), or destination indicator/destination blind (British English) is a sign mounted on the front, side or rear of a public transport vehicle, such as a bus, tram/streetcar or light rail vehicle, that displays the vehicle's route number and destination, or the route's number and name on transit systems using route names.

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Detrainment device

A Detrainment device is equipment on a rail vehicle that provides an evacuation route for the passengers.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Folding seat

A Folding seat is a seat that folds away so as to occupy less space.

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Gangway connection

A gangway connection (or, more loosely, a corridor connection) is a flexible connector fitted to the end of a railway coach, enabling passengers to move from one coach to another without danger of falling from the train.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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H-series (Toronto subway)

The H-series was the third series of rapid transit rolling stock used in the subway system of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is the technology of indoor and vehicular environmental comfort.

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An intercom (intercommunication device), talkback or doorphone is a stand-alone voice communications system for use within a building or small collection of buildings, functioning independently of the public telephone network (Azori 2016).

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Karen Stintz

Karen Stintz (born November 2, 1971) is a former City Councillor in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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Line 1 Yonge–University

Line 1 Yonge–University is the oldest and busiest line of the Toronto subway in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Line 2 Bloor–Danforth

Line 2 Bloor–Danforth is a subway line in the Toronto subway system, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

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Line 3 Scarborough

Line 3 Scarborough, originally known as the Scarborough RT, is a light metro line that is part of the Toronto subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Line 4 Sheppard

Line 4 Sheppard is the newest and shortest subway line of the Toronto subway system, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

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Marketwired is a press release distribution service headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Mayor of Toronto

The Mayor of Toronto is the leader of the municipal government of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) is the provincial ministry of the government of Ontario which is responsible for transport infrastructure and related law in Ontario.

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Mobility aid

A mobility aid is a device designed to assist walking or otherwise improve the mobility of people with a mobility impairment.

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Municipal government of Toronto

The municipal government of Toronto, corporately known as the City of Toronto, is a public corporation providing services to Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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National Post

The National Post is a conservative Canadian English-language newspaper.

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One-man operation

One-man operation (OMO), also known as driver-only operation (DOO), one person operation (OPO), single person train operation (SPTO), or one-person train operation (OPTO), is operation of a train, bus, or tram by the driver or motorman alone, without a conductor.

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One-way mirror

A one-way mirror, also called two-way mirror (or two-way glass) and semi-transparent mirror, is a reciprocal mirror that is partially reflective and partially transparent.

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Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Passenger information system

A passenger information system (PIS or PIDS) is an automated system for supplying users of public transport with information about the nature and state of a public transport service, through visual, voice or other media.

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A railfan, rail buff, or train buff (American English), railway enthusiast or railway buff (Australian/British English), trainspotter or anorak (British English, usually derogatory), is a person interested, recreationally, in rail transport.

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Railway air brake

A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.

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Road map

A road map or route map is a map that primarily displays roads and transport links rather than natural geographical information.

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Rob Ford

Robert Bruce Ford (May 28, 1969 – March 22, 2016) was a Canadian politician and businessman who served as the 64th Mayor of Toronto from 2010 to 2014.

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S-series (Toronto subway)

The S-series is the rolling stock of light metro used on Line 3 Scarborough, part of the subway system of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Sheppard West station

Sheppard West (formerly Downsview) is a subway station on Line 1 Yonge–University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Siemens Canada

Siemens Canada Limited is the principal Canadian subsidiary of the multinational engineering and electronics company Siemens.

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Siemens Modular Metro

The Siemens Modular Metro is a family of electric multiple unit trains for rapid transit systems produced by Siemens Transportation Systems and used by rail operators around the world.

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Signalling of the Toronto subway

Toronto subway signals are a system of light-based indicators to give instructions to trains on Line 1 Yonge–University, Line 2 Bloor–Danforth and Line 4 Sheppard of the Toronto subway system, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

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St. George station


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Stainless steel

In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.

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A stanchion is a sturdy upright fixture that provides support for some other object.

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T-series (Toronto subway)

The T-series, also known as the T1, is the fourth series of rapid transit rolling stock used in the subway system of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Tactile paving

Tactile paving (also called truncated domes, detectable warnings, Tactile Ground Surface Indicators, Tactile Walking Surface Indicators, detectable warning surfaces) is a system of textured ground surface indicator found on footpaths, stairs and train station platforms to assist pedestrians who are visually impaired.

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Third rail

A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.

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Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada.

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Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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Toronto subway

The Toronto subway is a rapid transit system serving Toronto, Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

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Toronto subway rolling stock

The rolling stock of the Toronto subway system consists of 888 subway cars for Line 1 Yonge–University, Line 2 Bloor–Danforth, and Line 4 Sheppard and 28 intermediate-capacity rapid transit cars for Line 3 Scarborough.

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Toronto Transit Commission

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport agency that operates bus, subway, streetcar, and paratransit services in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Toronto Transportation Services

The Toronto Transportation Services, formerly Metro Roads and Works, is a division of the municipal government of Toronto.

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Transport Canada

Transport Canada (Transports Canada) is the department within the government of Canada which is responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of transportation in Canada.

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Twin unit

A twin unit or twinset is a set of two railroad cars or locomotives which are permanently coupled and treated as if they were a single unit.

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UrbanToronto is a website that covers various urban development topics within the city of Toronto.

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Vaughan (2016 population 306,233) is a city in Ontario, Canada.

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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre is the proposed central business district, centered at the intersection of Highway 400 and Highway 7, in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, in the area often seen as being part of the historic communities of either Edgeley or Concord.

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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre station

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (also known as Vaughan, Vaughan Metro Centre or VMC) is a rapid transit station in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.

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The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Walker (mobility)

A walker or walking frame is a tool for disabled or elderly people who need additional support to maintain balance or stability while walking.

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A wheelchair, often abbreviated to just "chair", is a chair with wheels, used when walking is difficult or impossible due to illness, injury, or disability.

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Wilson Yard

Wilson Yard (also known as the Wilson Complex) is the largest of Toronto Transit Commission's three subway yards and bus garage.

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2015 Pan American Games

The 2015 Pan American Games, officially the XVII Pan American Games and commonly known as the Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games (Jeux panaméricains de 2015 à Toronto), were a major international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Pan American Games, as governed by Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Rocket

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