New video shows media getting firsthand look at progress on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

From the Ontario Science Centre to Birchmount, new photos and video take you to the eastern portion of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. Scroll down to join the recent media tour. There is light at the end of the tunnel. This week (Oct. 12), media were invited to a tour of the … Continue reading New video shows media getting firsthand look at progress on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

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

Look inside unusual Oakwood Station on Crosstown light rail transit line

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit project continues to take shape – in some cases, very unusual shapes. Among the latest crop of recent progress photos on the Toronto light rail transit route is a telling picture inside Oakwood Station, as well as guiding an escalator at Avenue Station. Welcome into the circle – or … Continue reading Look inside unusual Oakwood Station on Crosstown light rail transit line

New Keelesdale image shows view customers will have when exiting Crosstown station

We’ve constantly brought you new photos from the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. This one gives a glimpse of a site travellers will become very familiar with. Usually, we show you multiple images from construction of Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project. But we thought this single image was interesting – … Continue reading New Keelesdale image shows view customers will have when exiting Crosstown station

Look inside the former Kodak building preserved for Crosstown Mount Dennis Station

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has a lot of interesting curves and components that speak to the future of light rail transit in Toronto. But there’s one structure that says volumes about the past - the former Kodak building. Let’s walk outside and in. It seems fitting when Metrolinx News can show … Continue reading Look inside the former Kodak building preserved for Crosstown Mount Dennis Station

Metrolinx partners with City of Toronto to keep Eglinton clean during Crosstown LRT construction

New agreement will allow for enhanced street cleaning services along Eglinton Avenue between Keele Street and Marlee Avenue. Get the latest details on street cleaning efforts below. Transit construction in Toronto is a massive undertaking, and it’s no secret that building things can get messy. The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project is no … Continue reading Metrolinx partners with City of Toronto to keep Eglinton clean during Crosstown LRT construction

Phil Verster explains the network effect and how it will create new transit possibilities for generations of customers

Metrolinx News readers have seen a lot about the ‘network effect’ and what it means for riders. It refers to the opportunities that come with a stronger, more flexible transit system, with seamless connections across the communities, more frequent service and new projects that will, once opened, reduce crowding on existing lines. These projects are … Continue reading Phil Verster explains the network effect and how it will create new transit possibilities for generations of customers

Testing begins as Crosstown LRT vehicles make their first move along Eglinton Avenue

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. Today (Aug. 24), marks the first of several Crosstown vehicle tests along the surface level tracks in Toronto’s east end. Check out some of the first glimpses of the vehicles in action, as experts remind area residents … Continue reading Testing begins as Crosstown LRT vehicles make their first move along Eglinton Avenue

New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

Metrolinx News brings you regular updates on project milestones along the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route. Whether it’s above ground or in the tunnels, construction continues on Toronto’s newest rapid transit line. This week’s update will have you looking up as crews top things off. Some important finishing touches are being added at … Continue reading New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

New Metrolinx quiz tests your knowledge on the many changes that have taken place during pandemic

Society may have slowed down dramatically as Ontario, Canada and the world fought COVID-19 – a battle that continues – but GO, PRESTO, and UP Express have kept on advancing and changing. As many customers start to use trains and buses regularly again, here’s a short quiz to see if you can spot the many … Continue reading New Metrolinx quiz tests your knowledge on the many changes that have taken place during pandemic