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.

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  1. Stay tuned – and thank you!
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  3. Episode 20 – #AMAwithAMA – Terrifying near miss video, what are sun kinks and Pride Month begins
  4. Episode 19 – Walking The Entire Eglinton Crosstown Line
  5. Episode 18 – #AMAwithAMA – GO & UP service changes, rail safety and your transit questions answered

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