Podcast – Who is Train Guy, can TBMs be reused and more

This week on the Metrolinx podcast, Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins answers your transit-related questions including when further service increases are coming to GO Transit. Take a listen.

There’s a TikTok celebrity in Toronto this week.

Francois Bourgeois (also known as Train Guy) has brought his love of everything on the rails to his 2.5 million followers.

On this week’s Ask Me Anything podcast, Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins talks about how he’s teamed up with Metrolinx.

Train guy standing with a GO Train
Francois Bourgeois (also known as Train Guy) visits Toronto to check out the train situation across the pond. (Metrolinx photo)

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Aikins also digs further into tunnel boring machines and whether they can be reused or not, as well as how soon customers may see increases to GO Transit and UP Express service.

Listen here:

Episode 17 – Fifty Years in Rail: Talking GO Transit's past & future with Rob Fuller Between The Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast

On this week's episode: we talk with Metrolinx's Director of Rail Operations, Rob Fuller. He takes us into the Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility and talks about the changes he's seen in the rail industry in the last 50 years and where GO Transit service is heading in the future. Watch: Rob Fuller takes us through the Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility Host: Matt Llewellyn (@mattrolinx) Guest: Rob Fuller, director of rail operations Producer/Social: James Wattie (@jameswattie) Learn more at blog.metrolinx.com Credits: Czar Donic / Red Red Shoes / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com Dusty Decks / Golden Crates / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com Nylonia / Last Question / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/metrolinx/message
  1. Episode 17 – Fifty Years in Rail: Talking GO Transit's past & future with Rob Fuller
  2. Episode 16 – #AMAwithAMA – Who is Train Guy, can TBMs be reused and more!
  3. Episode 15 – Tunnel Boring Machines
  4. Episode 14 – #AMAwithAMA – Your Light Rail Transit (LRT) questions answered
  5. Episode 13 – Navigating market volatility in transit

Do you have a question you’d like answered? Email the team at podcast@metrolinx.com

Story by James Wattie, producer/editor, Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast