Rail progress – Making tracks in and around Finch West LRT maintenance and storage facility

The latest images from Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) progress show rail-work at the central maintenance and storage facility. Here’s how it looks inside and out with the pieces coming together. Lines are being drawn at the main vehicle hub for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. When completed, the maintenance … Continue reading Rail progress – Making tracks in and around Finch West LRT maintenance and storage facility

Finch West LRT project sees ongoing excavation and drilling for Finch West Station

Go wide for the latest images from Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) route. The pictures show road widening along sections of Finch Ave. West, but also some interesting construction at the very important Finch West Station. Let’s drill down with some of the most recent construction progress photos from the Finch West Light … Continue reading Finch West LRT project sees ongoing excavation and drilling for Finch West Station

Digital preservation – Permanent record to be kept of temporary murals along Finch

Back in 2019, under the watch of Arts Etobicoke, and other partners, 33 murals were painted along a pre-existing noise wall near a section of the Finch West Light Rail Transit line.  A plan has been in place to remove the wall so work crews can deliver new bike lanes, widened sidewalks and a multi-use … Continue reading Digital preservation – Permanent record to be kept of temporary murals along Finch

Tracking the track along Finch Avenue West – See time-lapse video of the first Traction Power Substation at the Maintenance and Storage Facility

Guideway construction work has started along Finch Avenue West for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line. But there’s a lot more happening – captured in images, video and this primer. And learn why experts will need to ‘burn in’ the light rail vehicles to come, and how cork is used on the rails. … Continue reading Tracking the track along Finch Avenue West – See time-lapse video of the first Traction Power Substation at the Maintenance and Storage Facility

Excavation crews dig into future Finch West LRT Station, as measures are taken to keep Toronto pedestrians safe

We wanted to show you the most recent images of Finch West light rail transit (LRT) of behind the scenes construction that’s largely hidden from view, but also include measures residents, travellers and businesses are seeing around local streets – and why they’re needed. In any major transit project, there’s the view behind the barriers, … Continue reading Excavation crews dig into future Finch West LRT Station, as measures are taken to keep Toronto pedestrians safe

Transit building continues – Progress moving forward on Finch West LRT headquarters

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest construction milestones on the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and above construction barriers. This time we focus on the Finch West LRT maintenance and storage facility. Here are the latest pictures.  Whether it’s from the skies or right up close, it’s hard not to be … Continue reading Transit building continues – Progress moving forward on Finch West LRT headquarters

Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Amid a layer of snow, and mud, progress continues to be made along the important rapid transit system that will stretch 11 km., from east to west, across the top of the city. Here’s recent work at Finch West Station, the Maintenance and Storage Facility as well as some interesting drone pictures. The latest photos … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Hovering above Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Including images of massive Maintenance and Storage Facility

Take a look down at Toronto, as the light rail transit route takes shape. But really focus on the MSF, which will be home to the light rail vehicles. Work on the Finch Avenue West light rail transit route continues, and we have some recent and revealing remote drone shots. They include images taken while … Continue reading Hovering above Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Including images of massive Maintenance and Storage Facility

What’s to come on Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Introducing the first light rail vehicle in 2021

We have an update on expected progress along the Finch Avenue West light rail transit route this year. Much of it involves a lot of turned earth - along with the anticipated arrival of the first cool vehicle to start testing the system. This story isn’t really about the past. It’s about what’s soon coming … Continue reading What’s to come on Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Introducing the first light rail vehicle in 2021

Was 2020 a year never to be forgotten? Let’s test your Metrolinx memory

There are things about this past year that many of us would like to just put in the past. But how much of what’s taken place – especially around transit stories you may have read here on Metrolinx News – do you remember? Let’s put your recall to the test in this quick quiz. For … Continue reading Was 2020 a year never to be forgotten? Let’s test your Metrolinx memory