Bridging the gap with new pedestrian bridges at Milliken GO Station

Recently, Steeles Avenue East was closed to safely install two new pedestrian bridges. New photos capture crews fitting all the pieces together during the overnight hours. Take a look. After extensive planning and preparation, two new pedestrian bridges were recently lifted and set in place at Milliken GO Station. The bridges, which cross over the new Steeles Avenue East underpass, will provide pedestrians and cyclists … Continue reading Bridging the gap with new pedestrian bridges at Milliken GO Station

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Massive girders to be installed on Davenport Diamond Guideway project – Will mean overnight closures of Dupont Street

They’re massive and will take expertise and time to install. So concrete girders finding their homes as part of the Davenport Diamond Guideway project will mean night work and detours for locals. Here’s what the concrete behemoths, and street closures, are all about. Make way for the girders. The erection of girders above the Dupont Street overpass between Lansdowne Avenue and Campbell Avenue will require … Continue reading Massive girders to be installed on Davenport Diamond Guideway project – Will mean overnight closures of Dupont Street

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Upcoming Bloor bridge reconstruction means full road and sidewalk closures

Metrolinx will be closing the road and sidewalks on Bloor Street West while crews install bridge girders on the west half of the Bloor bridge. Find out why the work is important – and even learn a thing or two about girders. Bloor St. West is about to see road and sidewalk closures that will lead to better transit. The replacement of the Bloor Street … Continue reading Upcoming Bloor bridge reconstruction means full road and sidewalk closures

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How electric trains will improve GO Transit train trips

Electric trains will offer GO customers a faster ride. They are part of a broader GO Expansion program that will reduce trip times, improve the customer experience, and give people more incentive to leave their cars at home. Let’s plug into more details. Faster. Quieter. More frequent. No local emissions. These are just a few of the many benefits that will be noticed by riders … Continue reading How electric trains will improve GO Transit train trips

Making moves for GO Expansion on the Stouffville Line

GO Expansion on the Stouffville Line will offer more frequent service during middays, evenings, and weekends – giving customers more flexibility to schedule what is most important and everything else in between. From Old Elm GO Station to Union Station, work is happening along the Stouffville Line to prepare for GO Expansion and offer more service and seamless connections. When the GO Expansion project is … Continue reading Making moves for GO Expansion on the Stouffville Line

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Construction ahead for Lakeshore East Rail Corridor

Construction is progressing on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor within Toronto, and in the coming weeks, work will begin between Wolcott Avenue and Kennedy Road. The work supports the GO Expansion program, bringing faster, two-way, all-day, service along the Lakeshore East line. Here’s what will happen. There’s work in the works for a section of the Lakeshore East GO Transit line. The rail route currently … Continue reading Construction ahead for Lakeshore East Rail Corridor

Construction work moves forward in Guelph as part of expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line

To provide the much anticipated two-way, all-day service to the communities on the Kitchener Line, upgrades and improvements are well underway. Expanded GO rail service will provide residents of Guelph-Wellington and beyond with more travel options and better connectivity. Metrolinx is replacing, repairing, and upgrading infrastructure on the Kitchener GO Line in the City of Guelph in support of GO Expansion. Part of this work … Continue reading Construction work moves forward in Guelph as part of expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line

GO Expansion update – Progress continues on Lakeshore East Line to help bring faster and more frequent GO train service

Metrolinx continues to build and expand along the Lakeshore East Line to improve GO train service. Take a look at what’s been happening along the line and the work coming up. The Lakeshore East Line is no stranger to construction activity, and work continues to bring quieter, faster, and more efficient service in the future. Each construction project along the GO train tracks is like … Continue reading GO Expansion update – Progress continues on Lakeshore East Line to help bring faster and more frequent GO train service

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GO Expansion program takes next step in procurement journey

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario provide an update on the procurement for the GO Expansion On-Corridor Works package. The GO Expansion program is unprecedented in its scale and complexity – the first of its kind in Canada.  The largest and most complex element of the program is the GO Expansion On-Corridor Works package, a single, innovative, fully integrated contract to provide a higher level of service … Continue reading GO Expansion program takes next step in procurement journey

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Toronto’s Union Station Enhancement Project kicks off

Shovels are scheduled to break ground on the next phase of renovation at Toronto’s historic station. The completion of platform work signals the start of the Union Station Enhancement Project. Keep reading to find out more about the work that’s planned. Starting today (Feb. 16), work to totally reinvent the south end of Union Station trainshed officially begins. The first step is closing platforms 24 … Continue reading Toronto’s Union Station Enhancement Project kicks off