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Take a tour over and into Toronto’s Finch West LRT route in new drone footage

There’s a lot of sides to take in, as the Finch West light rail transit project digs in and moves along one of Toronto’s most iconic roadways. And to see the state of the work, we have new drone footage that includes getting below the frost line. Better duck. New video from the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) route starts out inside the cavern … Continue reading Take a tour over and into Toronto’s Finch West LRT route in new drone footage

Upcoming road closures in Etobicoke to accommodate Finch West LRT construction

The Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project has continued to make great strides. With a significant amount of work completed in 2021. This year will bring its own set of milestones. Like all construction projects, there are some disruptions that come along with building a brand-new transit line – in this case we’re talking about road closures. Find out what roads will be closed … Continue reading Upcoming road closures in Etobicoke to accommodate Finch West LRT construction

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Toronto’s Finch West LRT project sees work on Humber River Bridge

As we chart progress on the Finch West Light Rail Transit route, the latest images from the build speak to work on updating the past – including the Humber River Bridge – as well as adding elements to new transit stops – such as Finch West Station. Here’s how it looks. Time for a bit of work to bring back that youthful glow. The Humber … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT project sees work on Humber River Bridge

Toronto’s Finch West LRT line sees key advances – More to come in 2022       

There’s no slowdown for crews working on the Finch West Light Rail Transit route. Here’s a look at what happened over 2021 and a bit about what to expect in 2022. It’s been a busy time for Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line – and it’s powering up major work over the next 12 months. The project ended the year by powering up … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT line sees key advances – More to come in 2022       

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Metrolinx Community Engagement teams ends year with lofty number and promises of new community offices

The pandemic has changed the way we relate to one another. But it hasn’t stopped needed conversations. Here’s how Metrolinx experts were able to reach out, and respond when questions have come on, during 2021 – as well as a commitment to open three more community offices in the new year for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, Yonge North Subway Extension and Ontario Line projects. … Continue reading Metrolinx Community Engagement teams ends year with lofty number and promises of new community offices

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Crews dig deep into Finch West Station and Humber College stop in latest round of images from Toronto LRT project

There’s action on the Finch West light rail transit route – from into the dirt to the second storey of an important headquarters for the vehicles. These recent pictures tell the tale of recent progress. Those in charge of capturing the latest images of Toronto’s Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project, have just delivered a virtual holiday gift basket of impressive new photos. There’s … Continue reading Crews dig deep into Finch West Station and Humber College stop in latest round of images from Toronto LRT project

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Light rail transit projects ask drivers to be careful around sites – Winter safety measures put in place

Construction for some of Metrolinx’s larger transit projects continue over the chilly months.That means experts are highlighting ways to keep workers and the public safe around ongoing work. On Metrolinx’s light rail transit projects, experts continue to take measures to make sure safety is a priority – especially as winter months approach. That focus is on worker safety, while asking pedestrians and drivers to take … Continue reading Light rail transit projects ask drivers to be careful around sites – Winter safety measures put in place

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Improved transit in Toronto with GO Expansion means new lines and new stations

Once implemented, the GO Expansion program will deliver all-day, two-way service with faster trains running every 15-minutes on more of the GO Network. Last week, Metrolinx News reported on how this project will improve service to and from destinations outside Toronto. Today let’s look at how GO Expansion – combined with other new Metrolinx projects – will reduce travel times inside the city. A new … Continue reading Improved transit in Toronto with GO Expansion means new lines and new stations

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Second Light Rail Vehicle delivered to Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

Toronto’s Finch West light rail transit route has gotten another vehicle to add to its stable. The latest has arrived, and you can see it here – as well as meet ‘Little Beast’ that helped with the delivery. And then there were two. A second light rail vehicle (LRV) has now been delivered to the Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF). The new 81,000 … Continue reading Second Light Rail Vehicle delivered to Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

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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 concrete mix you needed for those backyard fence posts. This … Continue reading Check out video of record concrete pour for Finch West LRT project