New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Construction can be tough on businesses, which is why Metrolinx works alongside local Eglinton businesses to support them through transit construction. To showcase the important place local businesses play during construction of Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route - as well as how customers will use the line to get to those popular … Continue reading New businesses support video for Eglinton Crosstown LRT released

Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Intersection was partially closed to accelerate surface-level construction on a critical portion of the future Sunnybrook Park stop. Leslie Street will re-open at Eglinton Avenue East on August 21. That’s two weeks ahead of schedule. A portion of the street had been closed for work on the guideway for the future Eglinton Crosstown light rail … Continue reading Leslie Street reopens two weeks early after successful Crosstown LRT construction work wraps up

Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s how the Science Centre Station is really shaping up. Science is building fast. At least when it comes to construction of the Science Centre Station, … Continue reading Crosstown photo of the day – Major progress on Science Centre Station

Up, up and away – New Eglinton Crosstown LRT flyover video released

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we take you high above a section of the work. Prepare to lift off. We usually start your Monday with an image or two of … Continue reading Up, up and away – New Eglinton Crosstown LRT flyover video released

(Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we wanted to show you two images that help capture the many safety measures being installed, as well as the mesmerizing art of engineering … Continue reading (Photos of the day) Crosstown rail safety device installed and a tunnel as potential wall art

Sophisticated mock-up of a light rail transit vehicle becomes Ontario festival star

Take a ride on a vehicle with no engine – that’s transporting people into the future. It’s the great imposter. And a stand-in for a future mover and shaker. One of the most photographed celebrities of the summer season is a sophisticated mock-up of the light rail vehicles that will soon be rolling across Ontario … Continue reading Sophisticated mock-up of a light rail transit vehicle becomes Ontario festival star

New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art back-up power facility that will not only keep a vital rapid transit line moving if the lights go out, it will also help a west-end Toronto community get one step closer to its ambitious sustainability targets. The recipe for any good rapid transit project includes more than just tracks, … Continue reading New green energy facility is powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

(Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Today, we wanted to show you two images that help reflect both the detail, as well as the size, of the project. The details of … Continue reading (Photos of the day) The bigger picture and smaller details of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project

Tunnel vision for Eglinton Station section – Photo of the day

As we’ve taken readers from end to end at every stop and station along Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re constantly adding updates on the progress being made. Here’s another look at work on a section that’s needed for a mechanical building. Despite some pavement-scorching weather, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, the builders working on … Continue reading Tunnel vision for Eglinton Station section – Photo of the day