The power behind laying tracks for the Hazel McCallion LRT

Peel Region’s newest transit line, the Hazel McCallion LRT (also known as the Hurontario LRT), continues to come together. Crews recently put down the first section of tracks and Metrolinx News has the story on how that part of the project is coming together. A lot of energy goes into laying train tracks. It’s not as simple as taking them off a truck and snapping … Continue reading The power behind laying tracks for the Hazel McCallion LRT

Hazel McCallion LRT track installation starting at maintenance and storage facility

After much anticipation, track work for the future Hazel McCallion light rail transit (LRT) line, also known as the Hurontario LRT, are starting at the project’s operations, maintenance and storage facility, located just south of Highway 407 on the border of Brampton and Mississauga. The first tracks are being installed for the future Hazel McCallion LRT. This important milestone marks a step forward for the … Continue reading Hazel McCallion LRT track installation starting at maintenance and storage facility

Powering up the Hurontario LRT – how the overhead catenary system is coming along

On the border of Brampton and Mississauga lies the nerve centre of the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project: the Operations Maintenance Storage Facility (OMSF). A lot of progress has been made on the building itself, now work is underway on one of the key systems that will make the trains run. There’s powerful work happening at the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) maintenance facility. … Continue reading Powering up the Hurontario LRT – how the overhead catenary system is coming along

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Turning the right way – Changes to how you drive along Hurontario Street

Metrolinx and project builder Mobilinx say fewer left turns and U-turns along Hurontario Street will make the road safer for everyone. Read on to find out how this will change driving along Peel Region’s busiest road as part of the Hurontario LRT project. How drivers navigate Hurontario Street is about to change with the restriction of left turns. There will be restrictions on U-turns and … Continue reading Turning the right way – Changes to how you drive along Hurontario Street

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As new light rail transit project moves ahead – Road Closures coming to Hurontario Street

Big transit construction projects mean a few things, including needed patience from those who work and live near the line, as well as inevitable detours for motorists. Look up, just ahead – here are the changes coming as crews make progress on the light rail transit route. Take care – detours ahead. If you’re driving through the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project corridor – … Continue reading As new light rail transit project moves ahead – Road Closures coming to Hurontario Street

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How the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project is trying to save the planet – or at least support sustainability

Being kind with Mother Nature is an important plus for a light rail route. But the ways the Hurontario project are working to be environmentally friendly during construction include pretty much every nook and cranny of the transit line. Here’s the check list. From where your tin cans are put as you prepare supper to how long you leave the water running as you brush … Continue reading How the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project is trying to save the planet – or at least support sustainability

Hurontario LRT project continues to move forward at Port Credit GO Station

The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project is a brand new 18-km transit line that will run along Hurontario Street from Port Credit GO Station to Steeles in Brampton. Construction is in full swing, and Metrolinx News is zooming in on the work at Port Credit GO Station. Take a look. Pouring concrete is one of those things that can be tricky in the cold. … Continue reading Hurontario LRT project continues to move forward at Port Credit GO Station

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See images at Port Credit Station and Push Box progress in new Hurontario LRT photos

New images from across the HuLRT project include some basic, but needed work, including watermain relocations. And there’s also some more headline grabbing toiling going on, including progress at Port Credit Station. Take a look for yourself below. Far below. We’re going deep to show new work on the Hurontario light rail transit line (HuLRT). Especially when it comes to activity around Port Credit Station. … Continue reading See images at Port Credit Station and Push Box progress in new Hurontario LRT photos

Safety remains a priority on Hurontario LRT project

Safety on a construction site is always the number one priority. It takes a collective commitment to ensure everyone goes home safe every day. Find out how the crews on the Hurontario LRT have gone above and beyond on improving the safety culture. Safety in and around construction sites takes a team effort. Everyone from workers, to drivers, and pedestrians play a part when crews … Continue reading Safety remains a priority on Hurontario LRT project