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Tap-on before kick-off – Why TFC fans will see extra GO staff including fare inspections this weekend

Ensuring everyone’s safety at Exhibition GO is Metrolinx’s top priority. Read more to learn how the transit agency is keeping fans moving as they head to BMO Field. Metrolinx is trying out a new approach at Exhibition GO Station during sporting events and concerts this spring and summer. This Saturday (April 30), Toronto FC take on the Columbus Crew at BMO Field at 3 p.m. … Continue reading Tap-on before kick-off – Why TFC fans will see extra GO staff including fare inspections this weekend

Finch West LRT update: Digging now done at Humber College Station

Check out the new photos and video from the front lines of the Finch West LRT construction. Crews recently finished digging out Humber College Station and the amount of dirt they moved will blow you away. After 18 months of challenging work, excavation is complete at the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project’s Humber College Station. More than 200,000 m3 of soil was removed … Continue reading Finch West LRT update: Digging now done at Humber College Station

Podcast – everything you’ve wanted to know about tunnel boring machines

They are the massive machines that will help build new subways in the GTHA. This week, Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast digs into tunnel boring machines and how they work. Listen to the full episode below. This week, the Metrolinx podcast team is going deep on the mechanical marvels that are tunnel boring machines (TBM). Want to learn more about the podcast? Check out … Continue reading Podcast – everything you’ve wanted to know about tunnel boring machines

Metrolinx shares an update on the elevated section of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Teams are one step closer to building the elevated part of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension and the results of a recently released survey on this important part of the project are in. We’ve got all the details. With tunnelling now underway on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension at Renforth Drive, attention is turning again to the elevated section of the line.   Once built, … Continue reading Metrolinx shares an update on the elevated section of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

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

Watch four massive girders get installed at Bloor Street bridge in new timelapse video

The Davenport Diamond Guideway project recently celebrated another key milestone. The installation of enormous girders across Bloor Street West overnight created the first half of the new Bloor Street bridge. Take a look. A newly upgraded Bloor Street rail bridge is one step closer to completion. Four steel girders were installed during a recent overnight road closure on Bloor Street West in Toronto. For nearby … Continue reading Watch four massive girders get installed at Bloor Street bridge in new timelapse video

New video GOes behind the scenes with early morning train crew

If you thought you woke up early to catch the first GO Train to work, think again. Behind every early morning train is a dedicated crew that begins their day, in some cases, before the sun rises. Metrolinx News takes you behind the scenes in a new video to showcase the work that goes into making sure customers get where they need to go. The … Continue reading New video GOes behind the scenes with early morning train crew

Moving towards a future with battery electric bus transit fleets across Ontario

Finding a plug to charge-up a single electric vehicle is relatively easy. But completely retrofitting a garage for an entire fleet of buses is an enormous challenge. Before any transit agency can do this, a plan is needed. That’s why, with the leadership of the Metrolinx Transit Procurement Initiative (TPI), 13 local transit agencies across Ontario banded together and developed a study that will provide … Continue reading Moving towards a future with battery electric bus transit fleets across Ontario

Masks continue to be mandatory on GO Transit and UP Express

The provincial mandate on masks in certain settings is being extended. While people can enter many indoor settings such as stores, restaurants, and gyms unmasked – masks continue to be mandatory on public transit, including inside stations. Here’s what you need to know. Getting a train or bus? Keep that mask on.   The province is extending the mask mandate for certain indoor settings, including … Continue reading Masks continue to be mandatory on GO Transit and UP Express

Metrolinx taking next steps to get teams onboard for Yonge North Subway Extension early works

The Yonge North Subway Extension is reaching an important milestone as a shortlist of bidders will be invited to submit their proposals for how they’ll make early upgrades at Finch Station to accommodate the extension. Stronger transit connections between Toronto and York Region are even closer as the Yonge North Subway Extension takes another step toward breaking ground. Metrolinx is announcing three companies will be … Continue reading Metrolinx taking next steps to get teams onboard for Yonge North Subway Extension early works