May. 6, 2017

Electrical pins had not been properly connected, causing intermittent failures of some of the cars’ systems - Fixing this was a huge headache, requiring thousands of connections to be checked per car - Steve Russell/Toronto Star

May. 6, 2017

The “black art” of welding the streetcar sidewalls was not properly transferred from Bombardier’s German experts — though the TTC says Mexico’s work on the bogies was truly commendable - Brett Gundlock/Boreal Collective Image

May. 6, 2017

Bombardier is currently delivering light rail vehicles the Kelana Jaya Light Rail Transit Line in Kuala Lumpur - The initial contract was for 14 vehicles, and an additional 27 were ordered at the end of March for $388M (U.S.) - Courtesy of Bombardier

May. 6, 2017

Andy Byford, who grew up in the U.K. and joined the TTC in 2011, says he was taken by Bombardier’s assurances, only to get blind-sided by yet another revision - Nakita Krucker/Toronto Star File Photo