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Big milestones reached for major Ontario Line contracts

Awarding two contracts & issuing RFQs for two others brings project closer to major construction. More shovels will soon be in the ground to bring more transit to Toronto now that Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) have reached some major procurement milestones for the Ontario Line. These milestones include awarding the Southern Civil, Stations and Tunnel (South) contract to Ontario Transit Group (OTG) on Nov. … Continue reading Big milestones reached for major Ontario Line contracts

Partial closure of the indoor walkway on the west side of Bay at Union Station

New pedestrian bridge is being built during the temporary closure. A portion of the indoor walkway on the west side of Bay Street (also known as the Bay West Teamway) is temporarily closed for construction. To maintain safety while crews build the footings for a future pedestrian bridge that will cross over Bay Street, access has been restricted. Many other entrances to Union Station remain … Continue reading Partial closure of the indoor walkway on the west side of Bay at Union Station

Metrolinx to share design updates for Davenport Diamond Greenway

Residents can register for the virtual open house on the Davenport Diamond Greenway project. Metrolinx will be sharing Davenport Diamond Greenway design updates at an upcoming virtual open house on Nov. 24, 2022. The Greenway will enhance the community experience with improved connections and includes: The Greenway design and public features will be integrated within the Davenport Diamond Guideway. The Guideway project will enhance connectivity … Continue reading Metrolinx to share design updates for Davenport Diamond Greenway

Santa Claus standing next to a GO Transit locomotive

Take GO Transit to Toronto Santa Claus Parade

GO Transit running special GO Train service on Milton & Kitchener Lines.  The Toronto Santa Claus Parade is coming up and GO Transit is prepared to get you there. Kids 12 and under always ride free on all GO Trains, GO Buses, and UP Express. With the 2022 Santa Claus Parade set for Sunday Nov. 20 in downtown Toronto, GO Transit is running special GO … Continue reading Take GO Transit to Toronto Santa Claus Parade

New underpass installed at Hurontario and QEW

After 55 hours of around the clock work, the Hazel McCallion Line has reached a new milestone. The progress continues in south Mississauga on the new Hazel McCallion Line (also known as the Hurontario LRT). A new underpass was installed at Hurontario Street and the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) The process involved using hydraulic jacks to push a large concrete structure, or “push box,” weighing … Continue reading New underpass installed at Hurontario and QEW

Progress on Davenport Diamond project

Huge strides on Davenport Diamond Guideway continue. Flyover video gives viewers a unique view. Metrolinx has made substantial progress on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. Crews continue to push forward to complete the necessary work on the bridges, underpasses and major components of the elevated guideway.  Now a new flyover video takes viewers high above the critical Barrie GO Line project. The Davenport Diamond Guideway … Continue reading Progress on Davenport Diamond project

Veterans ride free on GO Transit & UP Express for Remembrance Day

Current CAF members, companions and family of deceased veterans are also eligible to ride for free on Nov. 11. Remembrance Day is a solemn occasion across Canada, as veterans, their families, and members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) travel to participate in ceremonies across the province. On Nov. 11, Metrolinx is pleased to once again offer complimentary travel for veterans and current CAF members … Continue reading Veterans ride free on GO Transit & UP Express for Remembrance Day

New customer amenities now open at Agincourt GO Station

Opening of pedestrian tunnel, parking lot & full west platform shows GO Expansion progress. At Agincourt GO Station in Scarborough, three brand-new customer amenities have opened, marking major progress on station improvements. A new accessible pedestrian tunnel has opened, which will replace the existing at-grade pedestrian track-crossing at Marilyn Avenue for community members and GO users who need to cross between the east and west … Continue reading New customer amenities now open at Agincourt GO Station

Tentative deal reached – bus service to resume

Metrolinx and ATU Local 1587 reach tentative deal. GO Bus service resumes Saturday Nov. 12. Metrolinx is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with ATU Local 1587, the union representing GO Transit bus drivers, GO stations attendants, maintenance personnel, transit safety and some office staff. The transit agency will resume the full bus schedule Saturday, Nov. 12. Please note there will be no buses … Continue reading Tentative deal reached – bus service to resume