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

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

A history of barley, war effort and business – Toronto’s Golden Mile enters new era with Crosstown development

In our ongoing Progress series, exploring every stop and station along the Crosstown light rail transit system, we’re visiting an area that boasts an important and colourful Canadian history. The Golden Mile, which helped to arm Canadian soldiers during a time of war, is preparing to welcome next-generation transit to Toronto. Places, like people, come … Continue reading A history of barley, war effort and business – Toronto’s Golden Mile enters new era with Crosstown development

Metrolinx pic pick of the week – The other-world of Crosstown’s Avenue dig

As we prepare to publish features on construction of the final stops and stations along the Crosstown light rail transit line – all part of our ongoing Progress series – we wanted to travel back a few platforms, to show you a new and remarkable image from Avenue Station. Avenue Station – located 32 metres … Continue reading Metrolinx pic pick of the week – The other-world of Crosstown’s Avenue dig

Inside locked doors. You’re invited inside the world of light rail transit at the Eglinton Crosstown Maintenance Facility

For the first time ever – as part of Doors Open Toronto 2019 – we’re granting access to the brand new world-class Eglinton Crosstown LRT maintenance facility. Step this way please. Every major enterprise in the world has a headquarters, that’s usually far outside the public’s eye. We’re now opening up ours to you. It’s … Continue reading Inside locked doors. You’re invited inside the world of light rail transit at the Eglinton Crosstown Maintenance Facility