Humber College stop leads pack of new progress photos for Finch West LRT project

There’s been a number of construction elements recently added into Toronto’s Finch West light rail transit project. Here’s a roundup, including work at the Humber College stop as well as powering up the Maintenance and Storage Facility. In between all those construction pylons, lies some important pieces of new transit coming to Finch Avenue West. … Continue reading Humber College stop leads pack of new progress photos for Finch West LRT project

New video shows first Finch West light rail vehicle arrive in Toronto

Back in July, the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project welcomed a new visitor – the first light rail vehicle. Check out a new video showing it arrive at the Alstom facility in Toronto. Photos are great, but video really brings things to life. That’s why Metrolinx is sharing a brand-new video showing the … Continue reading New video shows first Finch West light rail vehicle arrive in Toronto

New Metrolinx quiz tests your knowledge on the many changes that have taken place during pandemic

Society may have slowed down dramatically as Ontario, Canada and the world fought COVID-19 – a battle that continues – but GO, PRESTO, and UP Express have kept on advancing and changing. As many customers start to use trains and buses regularly again, here’s a short quiz to see if you can spot the many … Continue reading New Metrolinx quiz tests your knowledge on the many changes that have taken place during pandemic

See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

And so it begins. The first light rail vehicle has arrived at the Maintenance and Storage Facility, and we have the first images of that Toronto debut. Now that’s a big delivery. The Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) has welcomed the arrival of the first Alstom light rail vehicle (LRV) from the Alstom … Continue reading See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

New drone videos show the latest construction progress on Finch West LRT project

Maybe you live nearby and want to know what’s going on. Or perhaps you haven’t been up to Finch Avenue lately. Either way, check out two new flyover videos that show you just how far the Finch West LRT project has come.   Your local drive-in isn’t the only place offering a double feature. Metrolinx … Continue reading New drone videos show the latest construction progress on Finch West LRT project

Flying along Toronto’s Finch Avenue as Finch West LRT Maintenance and Storage Facility takes shape

The latest Finch West LRT flyover takes you over the new transit corridor, as we also have new images of the impressive facility where the light rail vehicles will be housed and maintained. It’s their home and workplace. This story goes up and even into the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line, thanks to … Continue reading Flying along Toronto’s Finch Avenue as Finch West LRT Maintenance and Storage Facility takes shape

Finch West LRT project sees track and electrical milestones for Toronto route

The Finch West light rail transit route has checked off key advances that literally put it on track for important vehicle testing to come later this year, including track work and needed elements for the maintenance and storage facility. Let’s take a run to explore how far teams have come. Crews toiling away on the … Continue reading Finch West LRT project sees track and electrical milestones for Toronto route

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