Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Amid a layer of snow, and mud, progress continues to be made along the important rapid transit system that will stretch 11 km., from east to west, across the top of the city. Here’s recent work at Finch West Station, the Maintenance and Storage Facility as well as some interesting drone pictures. The latest photos … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Setting the tracks on fire? How Metrolinx compares to other northern transit agencies when it comes to lighting switches ablaze to fight winter

In Chicago, transit rail passengers can look out of windows and see flames licking up from the ground as they pass over. We explore what’s behind the fire and ask whether GO Transit and UP Express ever use fire to fight back against the February cold. It could be an opening for a Hollywood blockbuster … Continue reading Setting the tracks on fire? How Metrolinx compares to other northern transit agencies when it comes to lighting switches ablaze to fight winter

Here’s lookin’ at you Eglinton – The latest updates on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, it’s all about station progress at one of Toronto’s busiest intersections. The future LRT stop at Yonge and Eglinton might be … Continue reading Here’s lookin’ at you Eglinton – The latest updates on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction

Transit advances for Port Credit – And then, how the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project will deal with the mighty QEW Highway

As construction starts to ramp up, residents and businesses located in southern Mississauga and Port Credit area will see crews continue to build the infrastructure required for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit network.  This is how it’ll roll out, including as it deals with the major Queen Elizabeth Way highway. There’s a lot of planning … Continue reading Transit advances for Port Credit – And then, how the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project will deal with the mighty QEW Highway

More transfer-free rides – Other changes coming to some GO Transit bus routes

Upcoming service changes will see adjustments to most weekday trips on bus routes serving Hwy. 407. GO Transit will be combining most weekday trips on some east-west routes to give customers more transfer-free rides across the region. Here are the details. Schedule improvements are in the works for some GO Transit bus routes.  Starting Feb. 13, Metrolinx is adjusting various east-west bus schedules to offer more transfer-free rides across the region, … Continue reading More transfer-free rides – Other changes coming to some GO Transit bus routes

Crane away – Latest Crosstown images show new glass doors at Science Centre stop as well as gantry crane removed from Avenue Station

Progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues with some interesting images, that include what’s been added as well as taken away – including machines to make ice vanish. Usually, we show you progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project by pointing out what’s been added. But we’ll start … Continue reading Crane away – Latest Crosstown images show new glass doors at Science Centre stop as well as gantry crane removed from Avenue Station

Halton Region on track for more transit – Initial Business Case for potential GO Station in Milton released

New Initial Business Case documents shows a potential GO station in Milton would support 2,000 boardings a day by 2041. Here, we break down the details. Metrolinx has completed an Initial Business Case (IBC), in partnership with the Town of Milton, for a potential GO Station in Milton, Ontario. If built, the transit station would … Continue reading Halton Region on track for more transit – Initial Business Case for potential GO Station in Milton released

‘Push box’ and elevated guideways in store for Hurontario Light Rail Transit project

For many, a new year means new routines and new resolutions. For the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) team, it means taking things to another level, literally. Here’s how things are rising up in preparation for the new rapid transit route between Brampton and Mississauga, including an engineering piece that’s a first for Ontario. Work … Continue reading ‘Push box’ and elevated guideways in store for Hurontario Light Rail Transit project

Expanding GO service – Metrolinx holding virtual open house for east Toronto residents

GO Transit expansion work is on the agenda as community engagements continue with Danforth-Woodbine residents next week. Find out how you can get involved below.  Metrolinx is reaching out to the local community as the transit agency preps to start work on expanding one of Canada’s busiest railways.   GO Transit’s Lakeshore East corridor provides a vital transit link for people from east … Continue reading Expanding GO service – Metrolinx holding virtual open house for east Toronto residents