See Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster talk Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress in new video

Earlier this month, Metrolinx News profiled the 2021 successes of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT and looked ahead to 2022 – so think of this as the sequel. Watch the latest video on the Crosstown, featuring Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster. Much like The Terminator and Home Alone, the second part of this story will be even … Continue reading See Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster talk Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress in new video

Metrolinx, Infrastructure Ontario and Crosslinx Transit Solutions settle COVID and technical claims as Eglinton Crosstown Line moves forward

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are issuing the following release on the settlement on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, along with Infrastructure Ontario CEO Michael Lindsay, have just released (Dec. 22, 2021) the following statement on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project: Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are … Continue reading Metrolinx, Infrastructure Ontario and Crosslinx Transit Solutions settle COVID and technical claims as Eglinton Crosstown Line moves forward

Light rail transit projects ask drivers to be careful around sites – Winter safety measures put in place

Construction for some of Metrolinx’s larger transit projects continue over the chilly months.That means experts are highlighting ways to keep workers and the public safe around ongoing work. On Metrolinx’s light rail transit projects, experts continue to take measures to make sure safety is a priority – especially as winter months approach. That focus is … Continue reading Light rail transit projects ask drivers to be careful around sites – Winter safety measures put in place

See time-lapse video of Crosstown light rail vehicles moving along Toronto route

Metrolinx News recently brought you a story of light rail vehicles moving across the Toronto light rail transit route. Here’s a follow, showing a time-lapse of that historic journey. Now let’s speed things up a bit. Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit vehicles recently made their way from Laird Station back to the Eglinton Maintenance and … Continue reading See time-lapse video of Crosstown light rail vehicles moving along Toronto route

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are issuing the following release on the proposed settlement on the Crosstown Light Rail Transit project. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, along with Infrastructure Ontario CEO Michael Lindsay, have just released (Nov. 24, 2021) the following statement on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project: “Over the past several … Continue reading Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

See video as first Crosstown light rail vehicles travel from Laird Station back to their storage facility

Light rail vehicles were recently moving across the Toronto transit route. In a moment that is a glimpse of transit to come, the vehicles were being moved for maintenance – and we have the video and images. The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route saw an impressive journey recently. Six light rail transit vehicles … Continue reading See video as first Crosstown light rail vehicles travel from Laird Station back to their storage facility

Caledonia Station shows unique open design on Crosstown LRT route

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has some interesting elements, beyond the big engineering moments we often show. In the most recent images from the Toronto transit project, two pictures caught our eye – one that is about design and the other an element that will help customers moving along even without the … Continue reading Caledonia Station shows unique open design on Crosstown LRT route

Crews install last piece of track for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT project reached an exciting milestone this week (Nov.1), as crews laid down the last section of track along the 19-kilometre rapid transit line. Get a glimpse of this historic moment for transit in Toronto. Toronto is having its own last spike moment. For any rail system, hammering in the last spike … Continue reading Crews install last piece of track for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

See Crosstown LRT video of Eglinton Station tracks going in and caissons being taken out

If there’s one element along the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project that has become a marvel of urban engineering, it’s efforts around Eglinton Station. In this post, we have photos and a video from behind the scenes of that work. It includes work on the caissons – the support columns used to hold … Continue reading See Crosstown LRT video of Eglinton Station tracks going in and caissons being taken out