Meet the tunnelling team for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Metrolinx continues to make progress on the four priority subway projects, including the 9.2-kilometre-long Eglinton Crosstown West Extension. Find how you can get involved below. The community around the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension is getting the chance to learn more from the team constructing the tunnels for the project. This evening (July 13), residents can … Continue reading Meet the tunnelling team for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line between Laird and Kennedy is now energized. We’re plugging you in with all the details. Crews have powered up the overhead catenary system (OCS) that will soon  test the Crosstown light rail vehicles on the eastern portion of the transit alignment.   The OCS is installed on poles and overhead supports along the light rail transit (LRT) tracks.  Crosstown … Continue reading Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

The reason Laird Station is one of the longest on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line

Metrolinx News brings you regular updates on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project as it moves closer to completion – using the latest images from construction crews. This week, the photos are from underground, at street level, and even from above. They may also answer a question transit fans have about Laird Station. It’s always good … Continue reading The reason Laird Station is one of the longest on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are issuing the following release on the proposed settlement on the Crosstown Light Rail Transit project. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, along with Infrastructure Ontario CEO Michael Lindsay, have just released (Nov. 24, 2021) the following statement on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project: “Over the past several … Continue reading Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Eglinton Crosstown West Extension deal signed and sealed

With West End Connectors officially on board to deliver the tunnels, the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension project is another step closer to getting shovels in the ground for the 9.2-kilometre extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT. Here are the details. The Eglinton Crosstown West Extension has reached an important financial milestone. Once built, the Eglinton … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown West Extension deal signed and sealed

Metrolinx reaches another milestone on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

As crews continue to make progress at the launch site for the tunnel boring machines that dig between Renforth Drive and Scarlett Road, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are moving forward with plans for a second section of tunnels for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension. Read on to get the latest info. Earlier today (Dec. 2), … Continue reading Metrolinx reaches another milestone on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is going green

The first of three green track areas along Eglinton Crosstown LRT’s at-grade section is being installed at Warden Avenue’s Golden Mile stop. Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to progress, and one of its latest milestones may have you seeing green. Portions of the at-grade section, east of Brentcliffe Road, … Continue reading The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is going green

New photo shows Crosstown LRT Kodak lands past and present

Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) construction team recreates a decades old photograph that shows just how much has changed at the west Toronto property. The Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route might be the transit line of the future, but even 90-years later some of the past remains the same. The Kodak lands have been … Continue reading New photo shows Crosstown LRT Kodak lands past and present