Why lengthy partial road closure has kept everyone moving during Bloor bridge reconstruction  

Rebuilding a bridge that spans over one of Toronto’s busiest roads is challenging. To keep traffic flowing, Metrolinx implemented a partial road closure of Bloor Street West while crews have been reconstructing the Bloor bridge. This work is part of the Davenport Diamond Guideway project - find out how it’s unfolding. The replacement of the … Continue reading Why lengthy partial road closure has kept everyone moving during Bloor bridge reconstruction  

Sustainable station design nets Guildwood GO station two new awards

One of Toronto’s oldest train stations is also one of the greenest. Find out how protecting pollinators plays a big part in the station’s recent accolades. GO trains aren’t the only green things at Guildwood GO station. Guildwood is one of the oldest stations in the GO network – first opened in 1977 – but … Continue reading Sustainable station design nets Guildwood GO station two new awards

Final pieces of trackwork being installed at Eglinton Station for Crosstown LRT project

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project has seen some key advances recently – and we have the shots. Take a look at what’s new on the tracks at Eglinton Station, as well as important work near Toronto’s Brentcliffe Road. We’re starting this Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) update by tracking the, well, tracks. … Continue reading Final pieces of trackwork being installed at Eglinton Station for Crosstown LRT project

Original limestone saved as historic Guelph rail bridge gets major refit

The Speed River Bridge has withstood the test of time. Over the course of nine weekends, crews will be working around the clock to give new life to this historic traverse whose foundation was built the same year as pasteurization was introduced to the world. Guelph’s Speed River Bridge – a crossing that’s older than … Continue reading Original limestone saved as historic Guelph rail bridge gets major refit

Environmental surveys take place along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Turtles, bats, and birds are being studied along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route, as experts make sure work doesn’t disrupt important habitats of even the smallest creatures. Over the spring and summer, teams from Metrolinx have been examining local wildlife along the route as part of the planning process for the project. Read on … Continue reading Environmental surveys take place along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Enhanced accessibility work starts today at Eglinton GO Station

It’s all about the journey. Construction on accessibility upgrades at Eglinton GO Station is starting. This is a key step in ensuring GO Expansion can bring more frequent two-way, all-day service to the Lakeshore East line and enable better connections and travel opportunities. Metrolinx is moving forward with more frequent, two-way, all-day service on the … Continue reading Enhanced accessibility work starts today at Eglinton GO Station

Ontario Line design consultations start in the East Segment following release of latest report

Having a strategy to reduce the impacts of new transit projects is critical to their success. That’s why Metrolinx takes time to do thorough environmental assessments and gather public feedback well before construction begins. Today (Sept. 23), the transit agency released a report for upcoming work along the Lakeshore East GO rail corridor, where new … Continue reading Ontario Line design consultations start in the East Segment following release of latest report

See new video of progress on Davenport Diamond Guideway project

Check out what’s been happening on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project in the latest video that takes you high above the tracks. Metrolinx has made a video that takes viewers on a journey of the Davenport Diamond Guideway project and illustrates progress made over the past 18 months. It includes renderings that illustrate how two-way, … Continue reading See new video of progress on Davenport Diamond Guideway project

University lecture hall becomes testing lab for noise levels on Yonge North Subway Extension

A recent sound test at the York University’s Schulich School of Business demonstrated how modern subway design keeps things peaceful and quiet in communities while subways travel in tunnels below. The lecture halls of York University’s Schulich School of Business, are best known as places where future generations of business leaders learn the latest practices … Continue reading University lecture hall becomes testing lab for noise levels on Yonge North Subway Extension

Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

We have a good view of the HuLRT’s Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility – drone images capturing the building that will be home base for the sophisticated light rail vehicles. Let’s take off and show you. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project continues to make impressive progress along the Hurontario Street corridor – with … Continue reading Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility