Night work starting on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue

Next week, crews will be resuming work along the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue. The work will support future service expansion on the Lakeshore East line and Metrolinx has measures in place to keep the noise down at night. Here is what’s being done. Construction has been quiet between Jones … Continue reading Night work starting on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Jones Avenue and Coxwell Avenue

Night work resumes on Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue

After a brief pause, construction is ramping back up between Woodbine Avenue and Warden Avenue. Starting this week, crews will resume building two retaining walls on the south side of the rail corridor, between Norwood Road and Victoria Park Avenue. It’s part of the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor Expansion project that will support future service … Continue reading Night work resumes on Lakeshore East Rail Corridor between Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue

Pickering Pedestrian Bridge declared longest enclosed people crossing in world by Guinness

It’s no small feat to jump over 14 lanes of traffic and another six rail tracks. And that boast has earned the Pickering Pedestrian Bridge – the remarkable piece of engineering over Highway 401- an equally iconic award and place in the record books. What do Mount Everest, Pelé, the Burj Khalifa Tower, and Ontario’s … Continue reading Pickering Pedestrian Bridge declared longest enclosed people crossing in world by Guinness

Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Subway stations are important additions to their neighbourhoods. They must be attractive and fit their surroundings. They should help riders to move quickly, safely and easily throughout their journeys. Long before a station is built, design principles are established to ensure a consistent and enjoyable experience for the customer. Today Metrolinx is sharing the design … Continue reading Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

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

First look at mighty tunnel boring machine used on Scarborough Subway Extension

As crews continue to prepare the entry point for tunnelling of the Scarborough Subway Extension, workers from halfway around the world are building the project’s tunnel boring machine and getting it ready for its big journey across the Atlantic Ocean. In a small German town bordering France, situated along the Rhine River, work is well … Continue reading First look at mighty tunnel boring machine used on Scarborough Subway Extension

See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

The completion of the new parking garage and opening of the station building marks the beginning of the next stage of work in the continuing efforts on the Bramalea GO Station rehabilitation project. Here’s how the major additions will improve the customer journey and a rundown of the work that’s left to do. A brand-new … Continue reading See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

Lakeshore East express trains paused as important construction work takes place

Work is happening on the Lakeshore East GO line to offer more frequent train service, more stations, cleaner technology, and more connections. Express service along the line will be paused to support construction work on expanding GO service, the East Harbour transit hub and the Ontario Line subway. Growth can be painful, but the benefits … Continue reading Lakeshore East express trains paused as important construction work takes place