Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

Starting this spring, Metrolinx contractors will begin work on the first of a few bridge upgrades that will help make expanding GO Train service possible. The work will have some impact on Guelph residents, get all the details below. Metrolinx is continuing to make progress on expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line. The … Continue reading Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

Corktown Station Early Works Report brings Ontario Line another step closer to reality

Metrolinx is looking for community feedback on a new environmental assessment for the early works required at Ontario Line’s Corktown Station. These steps are important to keep the project on track and deliver transit relief sooner. In another important development in the life of Ontario Line, Metrolinx is releasing an Early Works Report for Corktown … Continue reading Corktown Station Early Works Report brings Ontario Line another step closer to reality

Drone video footage from Crosstown LRT project flies over Science Centre Station

The intersection of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East is already offering a few new interesting pieces to the city’s landscape. As part of the Eglinton Crosstown project, we have new video over some highlights of the ongoing build. Come fly with us. The latest Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project video provides … Continue reading Drone video footage from Crosstown LRT project flies over Science Centre Station

Learn about five W’s of tree planting as Metrolinx works to lay groundwork for GO Expansion

Take a behind the scenes look at how Toronto and Region Conservation Authority manages tree planting and how their expertise has helped Metrolinx start rolling out the GO Expansion tree compensation program. Let’s branch out on this one. Your high school science teacher was right - trees are the lungs of our cities.   They … Continue reading Learn about five W’s of tree planting as Metrolinx works to lay groundwork for GO Expansion

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 overheard 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.  The … Continue reading Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

Metrolinx frontline public transit workers eligible for vaccination May 10

Since January 2020, Metrolinx has kept everyone updated on the actions to limit the spread of the virus including any new efforts implemented to keep everyone safe and been transparent about the number of staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s the latest update, including vaccinations. Transportation workers who are unable to work from … Continue reading Metrolinx frontline public transit workers eligible for vaccination May 10

Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

Metrolinx continues to work with the community to deliver new rapid transit – the Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project (DSBRT). The  Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project will bring 36-kilometers of bus rapid transit that would serve Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Scarborough, and connect with Scarborough Centre, the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus … Continue reading Delivering new rapid transit to support a growing Durham Region community

A GO Transit wildlife rescue that will give you goose bumps

We’re not alone. While the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region of Ontario is the most densely populated area of the country, it’s not just humans who call it home. Wildlife is all around. That means GO Transit interacts constantly with Mother Nature. Here, Anne Marie Aikins, head of media relations for Metrolinx, writes about one recent … Continue reading A GO Transit wildlife rescue that will give you goose bumps