See Scarborough’s tunnel boring machine prepare for trans-Atlantic journey to Toronto

The Scarborough Subway Extension is nearing another important milestone as the project’s tunnel boring machine is being prepared to be loaded onto a cargo ship and travel across the Atlantic Ocean. Here’s a look at how the big move is starting out. Before it begins its work deep below the surface of Toronto, the tunnel … Continue reading See Scarborough’s tunnel boring machine prepare for trans-Atlantic journey to Toronto

Special track delivery for Hurontario Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility

The first set of rails have been delivered for the new Hurontario light rail transit project. Here’s how it looks, including by the numbers. It’s, well, the rail thing. This week, the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project received a shipment of tracks at its Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF), located in Brampton. For … Continue reading Special track delivery for Hurontario Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility

See video as first Crosstown light rail vehicles travel from Laird Station back to their storage facility

Light rail vehicles were recently moving across the Toronto transit route. In a moment that is a glimpse of transit to come, the vehicles were being moved for maintenance – and we have the video and images. The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route saw an impressive journey recently. Six light rail transit vehicles … Continue reading See video as first Crosstown light rail vehicles travel from Laird Station back to their storage facility

Davenport Diamond Guideway project reaches major milestone in new time lapse video

Crews on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project recently installed the first set of steel girders on the project.  These girders play a key role as they form the bridge that will allow Barrie GO trains to travel above the CP Rail tracks. A new time lapse video takes you behind the scenes for the impressive … Continue reading Davenport Diamond Guideway project reaches major milestone in new time lapse video

Caledonia Station shows unique open design on Crosstown LRT route

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has some interesting elements, beyond the big engineering moments we often show. In the most recent images from the Toronto transit project, two pictures caught our eye – one that is about design and the other an element that will help customers moving along even without the … Continue reading Caledonia Station shows unique open design on Crosstown LRT route

New Ontario Line video details park plans for east end of Toronto

The Ontario Line project is a 15.6-kilometre, 15-stop subway line that will run from Exhibition Place, through the heart of downtown, all the way to the Ontario Science Centre. Part of building the project involves talking to communities and helping preserve what makes them great, while also adding important transit services. In a new video, … Continue reading New Ontario Line video details park plans for east end of Toronto

Metrolinx provides update on fall reforestation work in advance of GO Expansion construction

Metrolinx is sowing the seeds of future transit expansion. The transit agency is planting thousands of trees and shrubs in advance of major construction for GO Expansion. Get an update on the tree planting and check out photos of saplings going into the dirt. The idea that Metrolinx is making the region greener while removing … Continue reading Metrolinx provides update on fall reforestation work in advance of GO Expansion construction

Check out video of record concrete pour for Finch West LRT project

As progress goes, it was a concrete effort by teams working on the new Toronto light rail transit line. Metrolinx News brings you new pictures of the mammoth effort to put down enough concrete to have 118 cement trucks working in rotation. Here’s what that added up to. This was a bit bigger than the … Continue reading Check out video of record concrete pour for Finch West LRT project

How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

When it comes to one of Peel Region’s busiest streets, construction for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project is a balancing act. Night construction can be disruptive to neighbours, and daytime construction can impact traffic flow. Find out how the Hurontario LRT team makes it work. Building transit quickly and safely sometimes means building … Continue reading How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum