Bit by bit and piece by piece – Bramalea GO station progressing towards completion

For the past 28 months, crews have been hard at work to bring major improvements to Bramalea GO station. And as the year draws to a close amid the pandemic, many customers may be missing how far their station has come. Here’s what you need to know. Essential travellers using the Bramalea GO station have … Continue reading Bit by bit and piece by piece – Bramalea GO station progressing towards completion

Making way for MiWay service with new bus terminal opening at Kipling Transit Hub

Changes are happening at Kipling GO Station, that will impact how local residents and travellers access seamless travels across transit systems. Your pace is about to quicken. Here’s how. For transit riders in Toronto’s west end, progress is moving at a, well, terminal velocity. On Jan. 4, MiWay will be up and running at Kipling … Continue reading Making way for MiWay service with new bus terminal opening at Kipling Transit Hub

Toronto from up high – Finch West LRT advances shown in new drone images

As we continue to show progress on the Finch West light rail transit route, local communities – and future customers – can see recent work, thanks to some lofty new pictures. Northwest Toronto never seemed so high up. We have a new crop of recent construction photos from the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) … Continue reading Toronto from up high – Finch West LRT advances shown in new drone images

Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal opens doors for first time

For weeks, Metrolinx News has been covering the new Union Station Bus Terminal, explaining what it will look like ahead of its anticipated opening. Today (Dec. 5), customers got a chance to experience what it’s like to commute to and from the new, state-of-the-art facility. And the advance stories were correct, the new Union Station … Continue reading Toronto’s new Union Station Bus Terminal opens doors for first time

Rising to the challenge – How Ontario Line plans are lining up with other world-class transit systems when it comes to above-ground options

For decades, transit agencies in Canada and around the world have been using a combination of below and above-ground tracks to significantly expand their rapid transit systems within impressive timelines. Metrolinx experts are constantly looking at other transit systems for inspiration and today we look at examples from Vancouver, Montreal and London. This is about … Continue reading Rising to the challenge – How Ontario Line plans are lining up with other world-class transit systems when it comes to above-ground options

Help for transit riders on the move – PRESTO releases two new app enhancements today

Two new features to the PRESTO App – setting a GO Train default trip and checking your transfer window – are now available. Here are the details. Your phone may have gotten a bit smarter today. PRESTO keeps innovating their app. First came instant loads – a way for customers to load funds with their … Continue reading Help for transit riders on the move – PRESTO releases two new app enhancements today

As important assessment phases draw to a close – Exploring GO Expansion and your opinions on it

Get a glimpse at the latest design of a transit system that will deliver 15-minute two-way, all day service on core segments of the GO rail system. And also learn how to have your voice head, in the latest round of public input, from now until Dec. 11. It’s time to zoom out a bit. … Continue reading As important assessment phases draw to a close – Exploring GO Expansion and your opinions on it

The never-ending winter – How Metrolinx keeps its fleet of trains and buses moving through northern cold

We all know Mother Nature has her frigid side - especially in Canada. But luckily for GO Transit and UP Express customers, Metrolinx is well prepared to get people where they need to go, even through slush and snow. This is why, for those who keep those vehicles rolling, there is never an end to … Continue reading The never-ending winter – How Metrolinx keeps its fleet of trains and buses moving through northern cold

Storm sewers to a huge bridge for Finch West LRT project – New photos show progress from every angle

A new crop of Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line images show construction is making strides in a number of interesting ways. At the Humber College Stop, crews having been working on the installation of the wet utilities. Here, you can see storm sewer construction taking place at the foot of the multi-use path … Continue reading Storm sewers to a huge bridge for Finch West LRT project – New photos show progress from every angle

Started at the top, now we’re here – See major breakthrough beneath Milliken GO rail bridge

The full extent of the ‘top down’ construction of the Milliken GO rail bridge has been revealed, with excavation recently breaking through below the bridge deck. Trains are running over this new bridge and crews continue to work away. Let’s take a closer look at the progress on the Stouffville Steeles Avenue East Underpass and … Continue reading Started at the top, now we’re here – See major breakthrough beneath Milliken GO rail bridge