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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

Toronto’s Finch West LRT line sees key advances – More to come in 2022       

There’s no slowdown for crews working on the Finch West Light Rail Transit route. Here’s a look at what happened over 2021 and a bit about what to expect in 2022. It’s been a busy time for Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line – and it’s powering up major work over the next 12 months. The project ended the year by powering up … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT line sees key advances – More to come in 2022       

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Some Lakeshore West GO train trips affected by Hurontario LRT construction

Hurontario LRT construction continues to move forward in Mississauga at Port Credit GO Station. The work will affect some Lakeshore West GO train service this month. Metrolinx News has the latest information GO customers. Lakeshore West GO train customers will need to check their schedules this month as construction on the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project will affect some trains trips in January. Let’s … Continue reading Some Lakeshore West GO train trips affected by Hurontario LRT construction

What is LRT? Light rail transit explained

Metrolinx News is going back to the basics on light rail transit. Is it a streetcar? Is it a subway? This is LRT, explained. Metrolinx News constantly offers up transit project updates through photos, videos, and graphics. This content is our bread and butter. So we may take some background for granted. There have been countless stories on the light rail transit (LRT) projects happening … Continue reading What is LRT? Light rail transit explained

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Oh how they’ve grown – See video of Metrolinx light rail transit projects

This video feature is, well, very moving. We’ve rounded up the best video from construction of light rail transit routes captured in 2021 and wrapped them into one piece. Here’s how to speed through an entire year of progress in just over two minutes. Let’s roll. Think of this as a bit of a holiday greeting card, capturing the family of Metrolinx light rail transit … Continue reading Oh how they’ve grown – See video of Metrolinx light rail transit projects