Tackling No. 3 Switch – How a notoriously troublesome piece of Lakeshore East GO equipment is being improved

Sometimes the smallest things - such as the space between electrical circuits - can threaten the timely commute of thousands of GO train customers. With each riddle, comes an inventive and complicated solution. This is how one signal box is being brought up to date. A transit problem that starts out as big as a … Continue reading Tackling No. 3 Switch – How a notoriously troublesome piece of Lakeshore East GO equipment is being improved

Major improvements announced for Weston Go Station

Local community hub will see work begin almost immediately. Tell the neighbours - someone’s having work done. Weston GO Station – an important community hub – is about to undergo significant upgrades. The Metrolinx announcement of a list of renovations and advancements for GO Transit’s Kitchener Line stop recently went out to customers – and … Continue reading Major improvements announced for Weston Go Station

Infographic – How light rail transit is being built on the surface for Toronto’s Crosstown line

For those who live and work around construction of Toronto’s Crosstown LRT project, the most obvious – and visible – progress takes place at the surface. But amid the clamour and construction – as residents and businesses patiently wait for the line to be finished – it’s easy to not notice the different stages of … Continue reading Infographic – How light rail transit is being built on the surface for Toronto’s Crosstown line

Keeping track of rail change – Crosstown LRT photo of the day

As we’ve taken readers from end to end of every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown light rail transit system, we wanted to find ways to keep updates on the progress coming. So most Mondays, as our series continues, we’ll include a current and interesting photo of the build. To start, it’s all about making tracks. … Continue reading Keeping track of rail change – Crosstown LRT photo of the day

UP Express reaches four year milestone – while customers deserve the praise

No time off for the young Toronto Pearson rail shuttle, as it continues to carve out an iconic place in quick and convenient travels between Canada’s largest airport and the downtown core. But there is a bit of a party going on for riders. Talk about an old transit soul in a young bloodline. Today … Continue reading UP Express reaches four year milestone – while customers deserve the praise

How in earth? (Video) Going below to explain how Toronto’s Crosstown transit system is digging under a TTC subway line

As we’ve taken a look at every stop and station along Toronto’s Crosstown LRT route during our ongoing Progress series, we wanted to go back a few steps, to show you an in-depth – and down deep – explanation on how construction of the hub at Eglinton Avenue and Yonge Street is possible, while so … Continue reading How in earth? (Video) Going below to explain how Toronto’s Crosstown transit system is digging under a TTC subway line

More than scratching the surface – Birchmount and Ionview Crosstown stops pave the way on important work

As we approach the final major elements on our continuing Crosstown Progress tour – visiting each platform and stop along Toronto’s light rail transit system – we’re looking at two surface platforms at the far end of the line. Let’s spend some more time outside, before we go below. As we inch our way closer … Continue reading More than scratching the surface – Birchmount and Ionview Crosstown stops pave the way on important work