Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line between Laird and Kennedy is now energized. We're plugging you in with all the details. Crews have powered up the overheard catenary system (OCS) that will soon  test the Crosstown light rail vehicles on the eastern portion of the transit alignment.   The OCS is installed on poles and overhead supports along the light rail transit (LRT) tracks.  The … Continue reading Powering up the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for the first time 

Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

We continue to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route, thanks to images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, you’ll go inside and out at two different stations along the LRT route. One look inside the Kennedy Crosstown LRT station shows you … Continue reading Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Soar above and below Eglinton Station in the latest Crosstown video

Eglinton Station continues to see progress for the new Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line. Strap in and take a ride to see it unfold. While it may look like just a noisy hole in the ground, there’s a lot happening in a hidden world filled with concrete, metal and machines.   The latest … Continue reading Soar above and below Eglinton Station in the latest Crosstown video

See video as Crosstown light rail vehicle runs using automatic operating system for first time

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to check off important milestones, including testing of the system that can guide the vehicles from a distance. Think of autonomous cars, but with a whole lot more passenger space. Usually, we show you images and video of all hands-on-deck when it comes to construction of … Continue reading See video as Crosstown light rail vehicle runs using automatic operating system for first time

Crosstown LRT crews complete installation of rail on important stretch of Toronto’s Brentcliffe Portal

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to check off important milestones, including a bit of a celebration by the team who has finished putting down rail lines in a stretch of track leading westbound from a vital portal. Go westbound – because now there’s new rail down in that section of the … Continue reading Crosstown LRT crews complete installation of rail on important stretch of Toronto’s Brentcliffe Portal

Windows into Toronto neighbourhoods – New local social enterprise helps Eglinton businesses shine

Metrolinx will be working with Building Up, a local not-for-profit social enterprise, to help spruce up Eglinton businesses during Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project construction. From dust to debris, there is no doubt construction is messy, in and out of the construction site. The Eglinton Crosstown LRT project will bring about many benefits … Continue reading Windows into Toronto neighbourhoods – New local social enterprise helps Eglinton businesses shine

Rail track is complete at Crosstown’s Fairbank Station’s platform level

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has seen some important recent advances. In our latest round of images, you can see a combination of mighty rail work as well as delicate tile expertise. Everything rides on the rails when it comes to Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) route. So that’s where we’ll … Continue reading Rail track is complete at Crosstown’s Fairbank Station’s platform level

Crosstown stations see important touches – Including a tapestry for Keelesdale’s station name

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project is seeing details that will become very familiar to riders. Recent images show tiling and tapestry, as well as some heavy concrete work along the line. What’s in a name? A great deal, if it’s to become your stop along Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) route. … Continue reading Crosstown stations see important touches – Including a tapestry for Keelesdale’s station name

Eglinton Crosstown photo of the week – marking an above ground milestone

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest construction progress on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and over construction barriers. Often the focus is on the subterranean work, but this time the spotlight is mostly on the level. Check it out. A roof over … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown photo of the week – marking an above ground milestone