The Preston Car Company was a leading Canadian manufacturer of streetcars and other railway equipment.
They sold streetcars to local transport operators such as Grand River Railway, the Toronto Railway Company and Toronto Civic Railways (the predecessors of today’s Toronto Transit Commission), and the Hamilton Street Railway.
Cars manufactured by the Preston Car Company are on proud display at the Halton County Radial Railway and Saskatchewan Railway Museums, and one remains in service on the Nelson Electric Tramway. As a company built to help connect places and people, it’s only fitting that Preston now is granted a stop on the LRT, serving as a gentle reminder of their contribution to local transport and that Creativity is Right Here in Waterloo Region.
Read more in this article from The Record.