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 

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

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

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

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 Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

Metrolinx News brings you regular updates on project milestones along the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route. Whether it’s above ground or in the tunnels, construction continues on Toronto’s newest rapid transit line. This week’s update will have you looking up as crews top things off. Some important finishing touches are being added at … Continue reading New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles make their way to the east end for the first time

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. Today (May 25), marks the first of several Crosstown vehicle deliveries from the maintenance and storage facility on the west end of the LRT route to Toronto’s east end for testing. Take a look behind the scenes … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicles make their way to the east end for the first time

Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

We continue to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route, thanks to images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, you’ll go inside and out at two different stations along the LRT route. One look inside the Kennedy Crosstown LRT station shows you … Continue reading Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Testing begins as Crosstown LRT vehicles make their first move along Eglinton Avenue

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. Today (Aug. 24), marks the first of several Crosstown vehicle tests along the surface level tracks in Toronto’s east end. Check out some of the first glimpses of the vehicles in action, as experts remind area residents … Continue reading Testing begins as Crosstown LRT vehicles make their first move along Eglinton Avenue