1980-1981 SD/CT-U2-DC (C-Train)
2001-2027

Calgary Transit brought back electric transit to Calgary in 1981 with the opening of the C-Train system. The previous electric transit was the Canadian Car and Foundry Brill electric trolley buses; the system was shut down in 1975. In 1980 and 1981, Calgary Transit assembled itís first 27 C-Train cars, the bodies for the cars were U2 bodies from the German manufacture Duwag, and electronic components from Siemens. These cars run on direct current (DC). The seats along with other interior parts have been changed throughout their lifetime. A few of these cars have received a refurbishment that includes new blue seat cushions, new exterior paint and new exterior door opening buttons. All but one car is in active service, 2010 was retired after suffering serious damage from a derailment in March 2002. These cars are expected to serve Calgaryís growing population and C-Train system for many more years to come.

Photos were taken by me (Kevin Lo) unless otherwise noted. Please ask for my (Kevin Lo) permission or that of the photo owner before you re-use any of the photos. Thank you.
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Fleet Number Thumbnail Description Photo Date (M/D/Y)
2001 2001 departs 4th Street West Station bound for 10th Street West. 7/16/2004
2001-2 2001 seen leading a consist onto the 7th Ave. transit mall from the northeast line. 5/13/2005
2001-3 2001 on 7th Avenue at 3rd Street SE heading to Crowfoot Station. 7/02/2013
2002 2002 seen not in service at 7th Avenue and Macleod Tr. SE 8/28/2007
2002-2 2002 arriving at 3rd Street East Station from the northeast line. 1/20/2010
2002-3 2002 laying over at 10th Street West Station waiting to head out to McKnight-Westwinds. 2/04/2012
2003 2003 leads a Dalhousie bound consist that is seen leaving 7th Street W. Station. 4/07/2004
2003-2 2003 seen arriving downtown from the northeast line. 12/29/2006
2004 2004 on layover at Fish Creek Lacombe Station with a Olympic Seismic Vinyl wrap. 3/26/2002
2004-2 2004 seen here arriving at 1st Street Station bound for Brentwood Station. 5/03/2003
2004-3 2004 departing 1st Street West Station heading to Crowfoot Station. 8/22/2011
2004-4 2004 arriving at Shawnessy Station heading southbound. 7/30/2012
2004-5 2005 departing Martindale Station heading southbound. 9/23/2012
2005 2005 heading east in downtown just past 3rd Street S.W. headed for 10St. West. 1/31/2003
2005 interior 2005 on layover at Brentwood. Notice the difference in the floor compared to other U2's. The floor is a non-slip floor similar to those found in some of CT's D40LF's. 10/25/2002
2006 2006 leaving at 3rd Street Station bound for Whitehorn Station. 6/13/2003
2006-2 2006 seen here passing through Brentwood Station during testing runs in between Brentwood and Dalhousie Stations. Dalhousie Station opened 10 days after this photo was taken. 12/05/2003
2006-3 2006 seen at the tail end of a consist arriving at Centre St. Station bound for Somerset-Bridlewood. 6/02/2006
2006-4 2006 arriving at Shawnessy Station heading southbound. 7/30/2012
2006-5 2006 on 7th Avenue at 3rd Street SE heading to Bridgeland Station on the 201 line during a flooding related detour. 7/02/2013
2006-6 2006 heading westbound on 7th Avenue on the blue line. 5/06/2017
2007 2007 seen at Olympic Plaza Station. 6/02/2008
2008 2008 seen leading a consist onto the 7th Ave. transit mall from the south line. 5/13/2005
2008-2 2008 seen at the tail end of a consist arriving at 1st St. Station. 11/10/2005
2008-3 2008 seen leaving 7th Ave. S. headeding out to the northeast line. 12/29/2006
2008-4 2008 heading eastbound on 7th Ave. at Mcleod Tr. 6/02/2008
2008-5 2008 heading westbound on 7th Avenue on the red line. 8/18/2017
2009 2009 seen departing Loins Park Station northbound. 6/02/2008
2009-2 2009 at Oliver Bowen on a maintenance hoist. 9/27/2014
2010 Approaching Centre Street Station. This LRV was heavily damaged on a March 27th, 2002 derailment where a truck crossed the path of the train and derailed the lead car 2010. 4 people were injured one seriously. 1/03/2002
2011 2011 arriving at 1st Street West Station heading to Crowfoot Station. 8/12/2011
2012 2012 seen on the tail end of a consist headed twoard 10th St. West Station. 7/29/2005
2012-2 2012 arriving at Banff Trail Station heading for Crowfoot Station. 12/03/2009
2012-3 2012 arriving at Shawnessy Station heading southbound. 7/27/2012
2012-4 2012 arriving at Shawnessy Station heading southbound. 7/30/2012
2012 interior 2012's interior. You can see the motorman moving to the opposite end of the train since this train is at Fish Creek Lacombe which is the end of the south line. 3/26/2002
2013 2013 seen arriving downtown from the northwest line bound for Somerset-Bridlewood Station. 12/29/2005
2013-2 2013 heading east on 7th Avenue bound for Sommerset-Bridlewood. 8/28/2007
2013-3 2013 arriving at Banff Trail Station heading for Crowfoot Station. 8/05/2011
2013-4 2013 heading westbound on 7th Avenue on the red line. 5/06/2017
2014 2014 seen here at 4th Street Station headed west for 10 Street West Station. 6/13/2003
2014-2 2014 seen at the tail end of a consist arriving at 1st St. Station. 11/10/2005
2015 2015 seen here arriving at 3rd Street Station bound for Fish Creek Lacombe. 6/06/2003
2015-2 2015 crosses 1st St. along 7th Ave S.W. arriving at 1st Street West Station. 5/07/2004
2015-3 2015 seen eastbound on 7th Ave S. while aproaching Centre St. Station. 2/22/2006
2015-4 2015 departing Banff Trail Station southbound. 8/05/2012
2016 2016 arriving at 1st Street West Station heading to Crowfoot Station. 10/02/2009
2017 2017 seen arriving in downtown Calgary from the northeast leg. 6/12/2008
2017-2 2017 at 4th Street West Station. 2/25/2012
2017-3 2017 parked on the storage tracks at the Oliver Bowen garage. 9/29/2012
2017-4 2017 heading eastbound on 7th Avenue on the red line. 8/18/2017
2018 A northbound 201 enters Anderson LRT Station with the Anderson LRT and Bus maintenance. storage facility in the background. 2/19/2002
2018-2 2018 on the tail end of a consist heading east on 7th Ave between 4th and 3rd St. S.W. bound for Somerset-Bridlewood Staiton. 7/16/2004
2018-3 2018 arrives at Lions Park Station after exiting the 19th Street tunnel. 8/27/2004
2018-4 2018 arriving at Bridgeland Station headed for City Centre. 5/10/2005
2018-5 2018 arriving at Crowfoot Station. 12/20/2010
2018-6 2018 westbound on 7th Avenue at 8th Street SW heading for Crowfoot Station. 8/22/2012
2018-7 2018 east of Shaganappi Point station on the West LRT line. 4/19/2014
2019 2019 crosses 2nd Street S.W. while the consist heads eastbound on 7th Avenue S.W.. 6/28/2004
2019-2 2019 leads a Somerset-Bridlewood bound consist into Heritage Station. 1/07/2005
2020 2020 in the "Ride the Wind" vinyl wrap seen here on the tail end of a 3 car consist waiting to enter the 7th Avenue Transit Mall form the Northwest leg. 6/25/2003
2020-2 2020 southbound at Martindale Station. 9/23/2012
2020-3 2020 in the storage lanes at Oliver Bowen. 9/27/2014
2021 2021 seen here about to leave Brentwood Station. This photo was taken 3 days before the opening of Dalhousie Station. New platform signage was installed at Brentwood Station as a result of the new Dalhousie Station opening. 12/12/2003
2021-2 2021 arrives at Fish Creek Lacombe Station. 4/25/2004
2021-3 2021 seen at Erlton Stampede Station on a northbound consist. 7/05/2007
2021-4 2021 at 6th Street West Station. 11/01/2013
2021-5 2021 heading eastbound on 7th Avenue on the blue line. 8/18/2017
2022 2022 on the tail end of a Whitehorn bound consist leaving downtown on the east side. 2/12/2004
2022-2 2022 on the tail end of a consist heading east on 7th Ave between 4th and 3rd St. S.W. bound for Somerset-Bridlewood Staiton. 7/16/2004
2022-3 2022 westbound on 7th Avenue at Macleod Trail headed for Crowfoot Station. 8/22/2012
2022-4 2022 heading eastbound on 7th Avenue on the blue line. 5/06/2017
2023 2023 on the tail end of a 3 car consist on layover at Whitehorn Station. 12/06/2002
2024 2024 leading a Whitehorn train as it heads twoards City Hall Station. 3/19/2004
2024-2 2024 seen heading into Somerset-Bridlewood Station. 6/20/2007
2024-3 2024 arriving on 7th Avenue from the northeast line. 1/20/2010
2025 2025 enters Erlton/Stampede Station. Notice the motorman is wearing a cowboy type shirt. It was Stampede time when this photo was taken. 8/08/2002
2025-2 2025 accelerating out of Erlton-Stampede Station bound for Fish Creek Lacombe. 3/13/2004
2025-3 2025 at 4th Street West Station. 3/30/2012
2026 2026 seen just south of Banff Trail Station heading downtown 6/20/2007
2026-2 2026 at Anderson Garage. 11/12/2007
2026-3 2026 arriving at Shawnessy Station heading southbound. 7/30/2012
2027 2027 on layover at Fish Creek Lacombe Station. Notice the smaller fleet number on the front 12/06/2002
2027-2 2027 at 3rd Street Station with a blank sign. 1/31/2003
2027-3 2027 seen here on the tailend of a Whitehorn bound consist after leaving 3rd Street West Station. 8/15/2003
2090 2090 is the combination of the B end of 2019 and A end of 2027 as both cars were heavily damaged in accidents in 2007 and 2008. This photo was taken near Shawnessy Station. 7/27/2012
2090-2 2090 climbing it's way along Bow Trail near Shaganappi Point Station. 4/19/2014
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