New video shows Hazel McCallion LRT maintenance and storage facility getting closer to completion

Work inside the operations, maintenance and storage facility for the Hazel McCallion light rail transit (LRT) project, also known as the Hurontario LRT is almost done. Check out the new video that takes you inside the facility. Construction on the maintenance facility for the Hazel McCallion LRT is nearing the finish line – and Metrolinx has a video showing the latest progress. Once up and … Continue reading New video shows Hazel McCallion LRT maintenance and storage facility getting closer to completion

Finch West LRT light rail vehicle testing now underway

After successful preliminary tests, will now be moving down the middle of Finch Avenue West on a daily basis, marking a major step forward for the project. Let’s dive deeper into the testing phase. Testing is ramping up as trains start to cruise along Finch Avenue West.   This marks the beginning of dynamic testing, a phase in which each light rail vehicles (LRVs) will be … Continue reading Finch West LRT light rail vehicle testing now underway

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Full fleet of Crosstown light rail transit vehicles rolling through testing phase for new route

There’s been no shortage of news for the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project as the line gets closer to reaching completion. But Metrolinx News wanted to note something that many people may not know – all the sophisticated vehicles that will be used on the route are on hand and being tested. Here’s a bit of what that full fleet is doing right … Continue reading Full fleet of Crosstown light rail transit vehicles rolling through testing phase for new route

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Crosstown LRT breaks through to connect Cedarvale Station with Eglinton West TTC Station

In the latest batch of Crosstown Light Rail Transit project progress pictures, there are plenty of paths crossing – including to the TTC. Here’s what’s new. It’s all about connections. New images from the Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction project show a number of interesting intersects – from transit lines to where customers will soon pay for their rides. Here’s a ‘breakdown’ – including … Continue reading Crosstown LRT breaks through to connect Cedarvale Station with Eglinton West TTC 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

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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

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Hurontario LRT sees advance ‘pre-push’ work for one of most technical parts of route

Work continues for the new light rail transit line that will soon see some impressive engineering feats. Here’s how you tackle a transit ‘push box’. Before the major work, comes the ‘pre-push’. One of the most complicated technical elements of the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) route is getting started with advance work on the ‘push box’. Last year, Metrolinx News gave readers an overview … Continue reading Hurontario LRT sees advance ‘pre-push’ work for one of most technical parts of route

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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

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Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

You can’t create a light rail transit project without a whole lot of rail. Here’s what the delivery of 9,000 metres of rail line is adding up to for the Hurontario LRT project. The team behind the Hurontario (HuLRT) light rail transit project is going to great lengths lately to get the system on track. In this case, about nine kilometers more, thanks to the … Continue reading Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail