Toronto power play – Crosstown light rail transit line sees important substations installed

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re energizing things with pictures of traction power substations finding their homes along the line. We’ve shown you a growing gallery of pictures from … Continue reading Toronto power play – Crosstown light rail transit line sees important substations installed

What the heck is a ‘rail frog’ and ‘deadheading’? Take our transit jargon quiz

Every industry and occupation uses utterances that are unusual or unique. The Metrolinx world is no difference. But we’d like to explain some of the slang better. We know. Sometimes we can be a bit confusing. The words we use. The expressions we come up with. We can leave you scratching your heads. But we … Continue reading What the heck is a ‘rail frog’ and ‘deadheading’? Take our transit jargon quiz

You’ll dig these photos – Latest Crosstown LRT construction images show haunting cavern work

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, because we know how popular the images are, we’re showcasing three spectacular photos capturing recent work in the tunnels below the city. The seasons … Continue reading You’ll dig these photos – Latest Crosstown LRT construction images show haunting cavern work

It’s tents and tracks while flying over Crosstown’s LRT rail line – See the drone video here

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. After the recent cold snap, we thought we’d show you how crews beat the freeze. The Rolling Stones said it best, Gimme Shelter – even … Continue reading It’s tents and tracks while flying over Crosstown’s LRT rail line – See the drone video here

Laying the ground work for Cedarvale station on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT – see the time-lapse video here

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, a sneak peek at the underpinning work being done at Cedarvale station to reinforce the existing foundation of the adjoining TTC subway station to … Continue reading Laying the ground work for Cedarvale station on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT – see the time-lapse video here

What’s up with that? The moment an entire escalator is moved through a Crosstown LRT tunnel (Photos)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, a look at how the underground passages are not just for future light rail vehicles - they’re also routes to move building material right … Continue reading What’s up with that? The moment an entire escalator is moved through a Crosstown LRT tunnel (Photos)

On track – Rail installation continues to line up on Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re showing how the important work of putting down track continues to shape the look, and future, of the new transit route. It’s easy … Continue reading On track – Rail installation continues to line up on Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project (Photos of the day)

Crosstown remote cranes do heavy lifting as Yonge and Eglinton pedestrians return to normal crosswalks (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re showing how workers are kept at a safe distance when cranes pull heavy loads, as well as a new image of popular Laird … Continue reading Crosstown remote cranes do heavy lifting as Yonge and Eglinton pedestrians return to normal crosswalks (Photos of the day)

Do you know the woman on the train? Diving into more than 50 years of GO history, we’re hunting down important info about Ontario transit photos

As Metrolinx News starts HistoricGO - a weekly series devoted to digging into our files in search of interesting images and nicknacks from the pasts of Metrolinx, GO Transit, PRESTO, and UP Express - we’ll begin with a few pictures. And we'll need your help in filling in their colour and details. So is that … Continue reading Do you know the woman on the train? Diving into more than 50 years of GO history, we’re hunting down important info about Ontario transit photos

Crosstown’s Mount Dennis Station elevated guideway is looking up (Photos of the day)

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we’re showing some love for an unsung hero of the build – the elevated guideway. We tend to go overboard about the underground. As … Continue reading Crosstown’s Mount Dennis Station elevated guideway is looking up (Photos of the day)