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

Toronto from up high – Finch West LRT advances shown in new drone images

As we continue to show progress on the Finch West light rail transit route, local communities – and future customers – can see recent work, thanks to some lofty new pictures. Northwest Toronto never seemed so high up. We have a new crop of recent construction photos from the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) … Continue reading Toronto from up high – Finch West LRT advances shown in new drone images

Storm sewers to a huge bridge for Finch West LRT project – New photos show progress from every angle

A new crop of Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line images show construction is making strides in a number of interesting ways. At the Humber College Stop, crews having been working on the installation of the wet utilities. Here, you can see storm sewer construction taking place at the foot of the multi-use path … Continue reading Storm sewers to a huge bridge for Finch West LRT project – New photos show progress from every angle

Making room for Finch West light rail transit – Road widening efforts continue on Toronto’s Highway 27

The Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project is moving forward and you can follow along as the progress continues. This week, construction crews are widening Highway 27 in northwestern Toronto to make room for the future rapid transit line that will run 11-kilometres from Humber College to Finch West Station. Sometimes it just takes … Continue reading Making room for Finch West light rail transit – Road widening efforts continue on Toronto’s Highway 27