The Model Railroad Collector: A family passion going full steam ahead

Deep below ground of an Etobicoke home lies trains…Lots and lots of trains. Down in the basement of Christopher Balestri’s home is a scene from "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" - except the miniature tracks and the small scale model of old Toronto is no accident. It’s a project that’s been 25 years in the … Continue reading The Model Railroad Collector: A family passion going full steam ahead

Drivers, start your engines: Revving up for the Honda Indy Toronto with GO

Exhibition Place and surrounding streets will be transformed into a temporary 11-turn, 1.7-mile racetrack when the 2019 Honda Indy Toronto zooms into town July 12 to 14, and GO Transit is making it easy – and affordable – to get you to the action. Race car enthusiasts and families can save on Honda Indy admission … Continue reading Drivers, start your engines: Revving up for the Honda Indy Toronto with GO

And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

In a feat of strength and logistics, an important but formidable piece of a new elevated park is put in its proper place. Think about Toronto’s downtown. Now consider two humpback whales suspended in midair above the rail corridor that help thousands of people cross the city’s busiest tracks each day. And suspend them there … Continue reading And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

Union Station Update – ‘A better way’ to get to the TTC and a sign of progress in station’s transformation

Things get a little more straight forward for customers travelling between GO’s York Concourse, the Union Pearson Express terminal and the TTC subway station. Starting July 7, a new glass-covered, underground path running below Front Street will open and change the way thousands of customers access the TTC. Here’s a handy guide on how to … Continue reading Union Station Update – ‘A better way’ to get to the TTC and a sign of progress in station’s transformation