Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Amid a layer of snow, and mud, progress continues to be made along the important rapid transit system that will stretch 11 km., from east to west, across the top of the city. Here’s recent work at Finch West Station, the Maintenance and Storage Facility as well as some interesting drone pictures.

The latest photos from Toronto’s Finch Avenue West light rail transit route go high and dig down low.

While we always like the perspective of drone images, one of the new photographs is of excavation work for the Finch West Station, on the south east corner of Keele and Finch. It gives you a good idea of how even digging earth away is a complicated process.

Image shows tractors working under an overhead structure.
Excavation work for the Finch West Station on the south east corner of Keele and Finch. (Metrolinx photo)

And then there’s new rail installed inside the Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) site, as well as progress on the interior and exterior of the main building.

Image shows tracks in the snow.
Tracks installed inside the MSF site. (Metrolinx photo)
Image shows the inside of a large building going up.
Inside – Progress taking place inside the MSF building. (Metrolinx photo)

The 10,000 sq. foot MSF – with capacity for 26 light rail vehicles – will also be the place the vehicles are inspected and worked on. From the main structure, tracks will run both east and west. It includes a main shop, vehicle wash facility, material storage building, administrative office and 122 parking spots.

There are also a number of photos of work from above, including at Finch Ave. and Jane St., as well as near Humber College.

Image shows the street from above, as well as workers toiling far below.
Work around the Jane and Finch intersection. (Metrolinx photo)
Image looks down on traffic from above, as work takes place nearby.
Wet utility installation on the south side of Finch Ave. W., west of Jane St. (Metrolinx photo)
Image shows a concrete truck next to a drill.
Drilling activity on Finch Ave. W. east of Hwy. 27. (Metrolinx photo)

So lots happening in every direction and from every angle.