Building more than transit – Finch West LRT team helps out local school

Bringing more transit to a community is great, but there’s more to transit building than just the tracks, trains, and stations. Mosaic Transit Group is on the ground in the Finch West community everyday and helping contribute more than just a new light rail line. When Metrolinx News showcases the Finch West light rail transit (LRT), we often highlight construction activities like station excavations, massive … Continue reading Building more than transit – Finch West LRT team helps out local school

Finch West LRT marks major milestone as big dig wraps up at Finch West Station

Excavation work is done on one of the major stations along the Finch West LRT projects – one that will serve as an interchange with the TTC subway system. Scroll down to learn more about how much work goes into digging out a transit station. Plus watch the new construction progress video. Sixteen months of digging and hauling. That is how long it took a … Continue reading Finch West LRT marks major milestone as big dig wraps up at Finch West Station

New flyover video shows how far Finch West LRT project has come this year

The Finch West LRT project continues to move forward. Underground stations are being dug out, surface stops are coming along, and vehicles are being tested. Read about the construction progress as this new transit route comes into focus. Talking about construction progress is one thing, seeing it with your own eyes is a whole other thing. Despite plenty of wind, sleet, and snow, the Finch … Continue reading New flyover video shows how far Finch West LRT project has come this year

Brute strength – Find out how more than one million Toronto vehicles have been raised for Finch West LRT Project

Transit builds bridges, but transit projects also need bridges. The Finch West LRT project will cross the Humber River Bridge, but it needs to be widened and upgraded to make that happen. Keep reading to find out how high the bridge is being lifted, all while the important crossing stays open. A few millimeters might not sound like a lot, but lifting an entire bridge … Continue reading Brute strength – Find out how more than one million Toronto vehicles have been raised for Finch West LRT Project

From underground to street level – New photos show progress along Finch West LRT route

Look deep inside a Finch West LRT station and more. Metrolinx News has the very latest photos from the 11-kilometre light rail project. Excavation is almost done for the brand-new Finch West light rail transit (LRT) station at Keele Street and Finch Avenue West in Toronto’s northwest end. If it looks deep, that’s because it is. The station is 11 metres below street level – … Continue reading From underground to street level – New photos show progress along Finch West LRT route

Watch the first ever Finch West LRT vehicle test run in new video

The Finch West LRT is moving in the right direction, literally. Crews conducted the first ever vehicle test run at the northwest Toronto maintenance facility. Watch the test run in the new video below. They’re on the move. Late last month, the first ever Finch West light rail transit (LRT) vehicle test run happened at the Finch West maintenance and storage facility in northwest Toronto. … Continue reading Watch the first ever Finch West LRT vehicle test run in new video

Finch West LRT progress continues in Toronto’s west end

You might have noticed a flurry of construction activity while travelling along Finch Avenue in northwest Toronto. That’s because the Finch West LRT is being built and Metrolinx News has new photos from the behind the scenes. Check out the latest progress from above and below Finch Avenue. Deep below Toronto’s Finch Avenue West, a new transit line is being built. You might not see … Continue reading Finch West LRT progress continues in Toronto’s west end

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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