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

Metrolinx releases environmental project report for the Mississauga East segment of the Dundas BRT project

As part of the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP), Metrolinx has released an Environmental Project Report (EPR) for the Dundas BRT – an important step in the study of a proposed transit line in the region. Residents and community members can now review an environmental project report for the Mississauga East segment of the Dundas bus rapid transit (BRT) line. The report released this week … Continue reading Metrolinx releases environmental project report for the Mississauga East segment of the Dundas BRT project

Hurontario LRT to be named after long time Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion

Peel Region’s newest rapid transit line, the Hurontario light rail transit route, – is getting a name, honouring one of Canada’s longest serving mayors. Get all the details here. Metrolinx is naming the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project as the Hazel McCallion Line, to commemorate the former Mississauga mayor. The Province of Ontario decided on the name to recognize McCallion’s legacy and decades of … Continue reading Hurontario LRT to be named after long time Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion