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  by shadyjay
 
capecodlocoguy wrote:Out of 244 M2s built btween 1972 and 1976, 241 are still in service, although some are most likely not going to re enter service any time soon due to severe damage from fires and crashes.
Despite the problems with these cars during the winter with the cold, equipment in the open, etc, the fact that 241 of the original 244 cars are still in service is pretty amazing. Kudos go out to MNR for keeping the fleet alive as these cars are 30 years old+ and have logged many many miles.

-JH