Eglinton Crosstown photo of the week – marking an above ground milestone

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest construction progress on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and over construction barriers. Often the focus is on the subterranean work, but this time the spotlight is mostly on the level. Check it out. A roof over … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown photo of the week – marking an above ground milestone

Crosstown’s Oakwood Station sees final major pour inside station cavern

There’s been progress, both under the ground as well as above the rails, on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. Let’s move in close to look at some very recent work – while being careful not to break the glass. Eglington Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project has just seen another solid milestone … Continue reading Crosstown’s Oakwood Station sees final major pour inside station cavern

Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster: ‘Transforming transit – a balance of preservation and progress’

As progress on building new transit shifts into a higher gear, CEO Phil Verster explains how Metrolinx puts people at the centre of planning and design decisions so our projects build up our communities for a better future, while respecting what makes them special today. When we think of what makes the Greater Toronto Area … Continue reading Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster: ‘Transforming transit – a balance of preservation and progress’

It’s electric – Important soil tests along Hurontario LRT route are grounded in some cool, and needed, science

There’s not so mad science taking place along the HuLRT route. Crews are using math and special devices to look at how electrical currents move through the earth. The small impulses will help them construct the power substations that will be used to bring the route to life. Time to geek out on getting the … Continue reading It’s electric – Important soil tests along Hurontario LRT route are grounded in some cool, and needed, science

Crosstown’s Laird Station sees all structural work on the cavern completed – Take a look inside

Progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues with some interesting images, that also include a new roof deck at Eglinton Station and something to help trains see down the tracks. There’s new light even outside of the tunnel, on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line. But before we get … Continue reading Crosstown’s Laird Station sees all structural work on the cavern completed – Take a look inside

Transit building continues – Progress moving forward on Finch West LRT headquarters

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest construction milestones on the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and above construction barriers. This time we focus on the Finch West LRT maintenance and storage facility. Here are the latest pictures.  Whether it’s from the skies or right up close, it’s hard not to be … Continue reading Transit building continues – Progress moving forward on Finch West LRT headquarters

Taking you inside and out – Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress double feature

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest construction milestones on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, thanks to new images that take you behind and over construction barriers. Normally we only bring you a couple of images, but because there’s so much going on - this time we’ve got double the action … Continue reading Taking you inside and out – Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress double feature

Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Amid a layer of snow, and mud, progress continues to be made along the important rapid transit system that will stretch 11 km., from east to west, across the top of the city. Here’s recent work at Finch West Station, the Maintenance and Storage Facility as well as some interesting drone pictures. The latest photos … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT sees excavation work at Finch West Station – Latest images also show tracks recently installed at MSF

Transit advances for Port Credit – And then, how the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project will deal with the mighty QEW Highway

As construction starts to ramp up, residents and businesses located in southern Mississauga and Port Credit area will see crews continue to build the infrastructure required for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit network.  This is how it’ll roll out, including as it deals with the major Queen Elizabeth Way highway. There’s a lot of planning … Continue reading Transit advances for Port Credit – And then, how the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project will deal with the mighty QEW Highway

Crane away – Latest Crosstown images show new glass doors at Science Centre stop as well as gantry crane removed from Avenue Station

Progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues with some interesting images, that include what’s been added as well as taken away – including machines to make ice vanish. Usually, we show you progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project by pointing out what’s been added. But we’ll start … Continue reading Crane away – Latest Crosstown images show new glass doors at Science Centre stop as well as gantry crane removed from Avenue Station