A sea of support for Orange Shirt Day

Traditional knowledge keeper shared history - passed along important message. Metrolinx employees gathered today (Sept 30) to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and learn about the impact of Indian Residential Schools, then and now Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 to educate and build awareness about the history and continued impact of the Indian Residential School … Continue reading A sea of support for Orange Shirt Day

Media spotlight shines on Toronto’s Science Centre Station – So you’re on the tour as well

Select press given a chance to see the progress at the underground light rail transit station that will soon be a vital mobility hub for a busy part of the city. Steps away from Toronto’s Ontario Science Centre, where visitors explore interactive experiences, the media had the chance to discover a whole new world underground. … Continue reading Media spotlight shines on Toronto’s Science Centre Station – So you’re on the tour as well

Metrolinx is exploring innovative ways to reduce deaths on our tracks

In support of Rail Safety Week 2019, Metrolinx is spreading the word about preventing injuries and deaths on the tracks. This includes the implementation of technology that could deter people from going on the tracks in the first place. The start was grim, and the toll alarming. On the very day that Rail Safety Week … Continue reading Metrolinx is exploring innovative ways to reduce deaths on our tracks

Giants appear again – Crosstown project’s hero tunnel boring machines unearthed

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re getting a glimpse of buried warriors – the two massive digging machines previously left resting below tons of earth during the project. Mechanical giants … Continue reading Giants appear again – Crosstown project’s hero tunnel boring machines unearthed

Unlocking More GO Train Service to Hamilton and on to Niagara region

As we continue to look behind the scenes at work taking place at Metrolinx, we want to focus on rail service to and from Hamilton. It’s an important corridor requiring extensive investment and special tactics to add new service. We’re getting there, and here’s how. The fact that there isn’t more frequent train service throughout … Continue reading Unlocking More GO Train Service to Hamilton and on to Niagara region

Massive bridge lift helps Kipling GO station get into shape

Great progress is being made on the new Kipling mobility hub which will connect transit users to all modes of transportation when it opens next year. There’s nothing more satisfying than waking up early to fit in a big workout, right? Especially if that big workout includes lifting a 25 metre piece of metal more … Continue reading Massive bridge lift helps Kipling GO station get into shape

Working on multiple fronts: How Metrolinx makes the most out of weekend closures

Last weekend saw some temporary service adjustments for the Barrie Line and UP Express. But the pause – and patience by customers - produced some mighty work on the lines. It also led to a lesson in how past work was done, more than half a century ago. It was one giant weekend to-do list … Continue reading Working on multiple fronts: How Metrolinx makes the most out of weekend closures

Veteran GO bus driver continues recovery as attacker sentenced over Hamilton assault

Derrick Sealy, who has spent decades transporting thousands of GO customers, responds to conviction. The attack sent ripples of shock across the GO Transit network as well as among passengers used to seeing Derrick Sealy’s familiar face behind the wheel. In July, GO bus driver Sealy, who will be celebrating 40 years with GO Transit … Continue reading Veteran GO bus driver continues recovery as attacker sentenced over Hamilton assault

Metrolinx looks to build momentum as Rail Safety Week 2019 takes off

Metrolinx joins Operation Lifesaver to launch Rail Safety Week 2019.  No one wants to ever deliver tragic, life-altering news to families. So this week, Sept. 23 to 30, Metrolinx will once again join rail safety partners across North America to launch Operation Lifesaver’s Rail Safety Week to raise awareness on how to reduce preventable incidents … Continue reading Metrolinx looks to build momentum as Rail Safety Week 2019 takes off