See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

And so it begins. The first light rail vehicle has arrived at the Maintenance and Storage Facility, and we have the first images of that Toronto debut. Now that’s a big delivery. The Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) has welcomed the arrival of the first Alstom light rail vehicle (LRV) from the Alstom … Continue reading See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

These six major transit connections will expand travel options on the Yonge North Subway Extension

It’s all about making those connections. Along with local TTC and York Region Transit bus routes, we thought we’d look at the six major existing and future transit lines that will make it faster and more convenient to travel around Toronto, York Region and beyond, thanks to the Yonge North Subway Extension. A truly great … Continue reading These six major transit connections will expand travel options on the Yonge North Subway Extension

Artist turns GO bus into his canvas to celebrate history and Toronto Caribbean Carnival

A bright and colourful GO Bus will soon hit the roads. Metrolinx has an ongoing partnership with the Toronto Caribbean Carnival and together they’re unveiling a bus wrap to commemorate Emancipation Day in Canada. See the renderings below from a renown Toronto artist who turned a GO bus into a vibrant work of art to … Continue reading Artist turns GO bus into his canvas to celebrate history and Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Hovering above a nearly complete Mount Dennis Station on Toronto’s Crosstown line

Mount Dennis station is currently about 98 per cent finished as it prepares to take up an important place on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit route. In a very cool drone shoot, we can show you what that impressive percentage number means. We’ve shown a lot of underground progress happening along Eglinton Avenue and … Continue reading Hovering above a nearly complete Mount Dennis Station on Toronto’s Crosstown line

Port Credit GO sees major advancements for train station accessibility

Port Credit is seeing upgrades to help passengers on their GO journeys – including those just returning to regular transit after more than a year away. Here’s what’s in store for riders. After almost a year of work, major construction to enhance accessibility and safety features has reached the finish line at Port Credit GO … Continue reading Port Credit GO sees major advancements for train station accessibility

Stouffville GO line sees significant changes

Metrolinx construction is preparing the line for frequent two-way, all-day service. Let’s bring you up to speed on what’s different along the line and where it’s all leading. If you live anywhere along the Stouffville rail corridor, you may have seen various Metrolinx construction notices and sites and wondered what was happening. Work is underway … Continue reading Stouffville GO line sees significant changes

Prepare for traffic impacts on Danforth Avenue as crews prepare for Lakeshore East Rail Corridor bridge work

Work on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor continues to ramp up, and it means there will be traffic impacts on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to single lanes in both directions to give crews enough elbow room to widen the Danforth bridge. The bridge construction is part of GO Expansion, bringing more frequent … Continue reading Prepare for traffic impacts on Danforth Avenue as crews prepare for Lakeshore East Rail Corridor bridge work

Hardwood floors for Kodak Building as escalator delivered far below Cedarvale for Crosstown project

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project always includes a lot happening at ground-level as well as far below. The latest images are more proof of that. Including a cool one of one escalator that’s a long way down. What’s up with Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project? Let’s start with an image, … Continue reading Hardwood floors for Kodak Building as escalator delivered far below Cedarvale for Crosstown project

York University GO Station closes to make way for Barrie Line expansion

Metrolinx is paving the way for two way, all day electrified service on the Barrie line, expanding the corridor and adding new tracks to improve access and convenience for customers. But saying hello to more GO service means saying goodbye to the underused York University GO Station. Here’s why its closure is needed, and how … Continue reading York University GO Station closes to make way for Barrie Line expansion