Definitions

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  • n. A garage attached to a house
  • n. A storage area for streetcars

Etymologies

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car +‎ house

Examples

  • Bradley H. Clarke, president of the Boston Street Railway Association, said the space was originally used for horse-drawn streetcars, before the subway era, as a carhouse and stable in

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  • And four years later, the building was torn down by the Boston Elevated Railway Company and rebuilt into the carhouse that eventually became Accardi's work space.

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  • But even as generations of stock clerks have come and gone, the carhouse lore has not been forgotten.

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  • Riverdale and Beach area residents dropped by the site of the Ashbridges carhouse - the future streetcar maintenance and storage facility at the southeast corner of Lake Shore Boulevard East and Leslie Street - to check out three proposals to landscape the public area of the site.

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  • You can find out more about the future Ashbridges carhouse here and here.

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  • Who knows when or if the Jane line (another user of the Finch carhouse) will ever connect Finch to the rest of the network?

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  • Finch West is an isolated route with its own carhouse to support one line only slightly longer than than SRT.

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  • Sheppard: Cut back from Meadowvale to Conlins Road (the carhouse site), a relatively small change.

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  • If the TTC and City decide to extend the current 3 Scarborough rapid transit line and convert it to light rail, this carhouse would serve that line, too.

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  • The new carhouse will let the TTC store and maintain the vehicles that it needs to operate the Sheppard East light rail Transit City line that it recently started to build.

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