Behind the barriers of Union Station’s new Bay Concourse

Away from public view, the new section of Union Station is fast taking shape. Come this way to see for yourself. A quarter inch of plywood. That’s what separates today from tomorrow for an important section of Canada’s most vital transit hub. For customers and travellers who regularly use Union Station, it’s been impossible not … Continue reading Behind the barriers of Union Station’s new Bay Concourse

Hurontario LRT engineers innovative ‘Hwy. 403 flyover’

A busy interchange along the future Hurontario LRT route had the potential to create major congestion. Here’s how engineers resolved the complicated obstacle, ensuring traffic flow for both the LRT and your family’s SUV. Actually, we can get you here from there. Rathburn Road West is home to one of Mississauga’s largest transit hubs. On … Continue reading Hurontario LRT engineers innovative ‘Hwy. 403 flyover’

Cedarvale Station work rooted in Herculean effort, including far below the surface

Giant, friendly mechanical beasts have provided much of the digging power to make this centerpiece stop a future reality. See the engineering science, and world-class ingenuity, in the latest station profiled in our continuing Crosstown LRT tour. When complete, the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project will be a clean and modern example of effortless city transit. … Continue reading Cedarvale Station work rooted in Herculean effort, including far below the surface

Reaching way down – Oakwood Station build calls on remote control solution

Progress on the Eglinton Crosstown continues as we head further west. Next up, the westernmost of the three mined stations along the line, Oakwood Station. If you mine a cave, deep below the city, how do you make the connection between top and bottom? With a remote control crane that’s the ultimate version of an … Continue reading Reaching way down – Oakwood Station build calls on remote control solution

A bridge so near – Planned Burlington pedestrian crossing will span GO tracks as well as decades of use.

A pedestrian bridge that has stood the test of time is set to be replaced by a new, fully accessible structure that will improve connectivity over the rail corridor and provide room underneath for future electrified GO service. Some pedestrian arteries lead straight into a community’s heart. Maybe it’s a familiar path to a school … Continue reading A bridge so near – Planned Burlington pedestrian crossing will span GO tracks as well as decades of use.

Transit stops are given name changes on the Hurontario and Finch West LRT Lines

Metrolinx Board approves new titles for transit links. At Metrolinx, we are in the midst of planning and building some of the biggest transit infrastructure in the world. An important part of our planning process includes making it easier for our customers to find their stations, stops and interchanges throughout our system, and through wayfinding … Continue reading Transit stops are given name changes on the Hurontario and Finch West LRT Lines