Massive excavation efforts underway for Hurontario light rail transit route

Experts working on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit line connecting Mississauga and Brampton need to move a whole lot of dirt and rock. It’s part of the job when constructing a modern transit line. And a host of new images show what all that digging is adding up to. Hint – in one case it’s … Continue reading Massive excavation efforts underway for Hurontario light rail transit route

Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

We have a good view of the HuLRT’s Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility – drone images capturing the building that will be home base for the sophisticated light rail vehicles. Let’s take off and show you. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project continues to make impressive progress along the Hurontario Street corridor – with … Continue reading Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

A team of transit experts is out in the community talking to residents and business about the Hurontario light rail transit project. The pandemic poses certain challenges for the multilingual squad, but their work is essential to keeping people informed as construction of Peel Region’s newest transit line moves forward. And we wanted to see … Continue reading Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

The Hurontario LRT project closes busy Mississauga street overnight to keep things moving

It’s the first light rail project in the 905 region and construction is in full swing. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) line is an 18-kilometre long transit route that will travel from Port Credit to Steeles Avenue making 19 stops along the way. Get the latest progress and road closure details. Building a major … Continue reading The Hurontario LRT project closes busy Mississauga street overnight to keep things moving

Energizing the Hurontario LRT using traction power substations

The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) line will feature electrically powered light rail vehicles, producing near zero emissions. For the 18-kilometre line along Hurontario Street, 13 traction power substations will be built to provide a consistent level of power to keep it running smoothly. Get all the powerful details below. All of the region’s light … Continue reading Energizing the Hurontario LRT using traction power substations

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

Making room for the Hurontario LRT project in north Mississauga

Mississauga residents may have noticed construction crews working on one of the city’s busiest roads. It may look like normal roadwork, but in fact they are prepping the area for construction on the region’s first rapid transit line. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project. Metrolinx News breaks down what this construction is for and … Continue reading Making room for the Hurontario LRT project in north Mississauga

Progress continues on the Hurontario LRT project in Port Credit

New images showcase the work underway on the Hurontario light rail transit project at Port Credit GO Station. Construction crews are prepping the site for a structure that will help form a tunnel underneath the Lakeshore West GO tracks. Check out the latest progress pictures below. Transit projects continue to move forward as the province … Continue reading Progress continues on the Hurontario LRT project in Port Credit

Major construction for Hurontario LRT project is coming to Brampton

What’s happening in Brampton as the HuLRT project continues to make progress? We have the answers, including what the drilling is all about and how Hurontario Street will actually grow wider. Get ready Brampton. Major construction for the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) is set to start along the city’s portion of Hurontario Street later … Continue reading Major construction for Hurontario LRT project is coming to Brampton