Image shows crews working on an escalator

Hardwood floors for Kodak Building as escalator delivered far below Cedarvale for Crosstown project

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project always includes a lot happening at ground-level as well as far below. The latest images are more proof of that. Including a cool one of one escalator that’s a long way down.

What’s up with Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project?

Let’s start with an image, taken 27-metres below Toronto, of an escalator recently delivered to Cedarvale. The mechanical stair will connect the station’s platform and lower concourse.

Image shows crews working on an escalator
A long way down. Crews work on the escalator at Cadarvale Station. (Metrolinx photo)

As you can see by the light of work lamps, crews are now prepping it for installation.

Also below, this time at Mt. Pleasant Station, experts are installing platform edge blocks.

Image shows a platform
Block work taking place at Mt. Pleasant. (Metrolinx photo)

Now into the light, after a long journey, the former Kodak Building at Mount Dennis is nearly complete, with hardwood flooring being installed in the auditorium.

Hardwood floors are prepped inside the building.
Hardwood floor going down inside the Kodak Building. (Metrolinx photo)

Looks solid.

Interested in the journey these escalators can take along the Crosstown route? Here’s a past story that may move you.