Podcast – After five decades in rail industry, Rob Fuller talks shop one last time

This week on Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast, director of rail operations Rob Fuller takes listeners into GO Transit’s Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility and talks about the changes he’s seen in the rail industry in the last 50 years and where GO service is heading in the future. ‘Can’t don’t live here.’ Those words hang above the desk of Metrolinx director of rail operations, … Continue reading Podcast – After five decades in rail industry, Rob Fuller talks shop one last time

Podcast – Who is Train Guy, can TBMs be reused and more

This week on the Metrolinx podcast, Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins answers your transit-related questions including when further service increases are coming to GO Transit. Take a listen. There’s a TikTok celebrity in Toronto this week. Francois Bourgeois (also known as Train Guy) has brought his love of everything on the rails to his 2.5 million followers. On this week’s Ask Me Anything podcast, … Continue reading Podcast – Who is Train Guy, can TBMs be reused and more

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

Podcast – Metrolinx CEO talks inflationary pressures in the transit world

The cost of everything from fuel to materials has gone up recently. How has that affected Metrolinx projects and operations? Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster gives his view on that in the latest episode of Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast. If you’ve bought gas or groceries recently, you’ve experienced a rise in prices. In February of 2022, drivers paid 32 per cent more … Continue reading Podcast – Metrolinx CEO talks inflationary pressures in the transit world

Welcome back – Metrolinx podcast returns as more customers to get on board transit

On this week’s #AMAwithAMA, Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins answers your questions about service changes, wayfinding at Union Station, and a new tool in GO Special Constables’ tool belt. After a brief break, Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast is back. Each week, host Matt Llewellyn will continue to bring listeners thoughtful conversations about Metrolinx services (GO, UP Express, and PRESTO), and other transit-related … Continue reading Welcome back – Metrolinx podcast returns as more customers to get on board transit

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Between the Lines podcast – Knowing the signs to help stop human trafficking

Human trafficking is happening all around us and can occur on transit networks. Between the Lines speaks with two members of Metrolinx’s investigations team about how both employees and customers can help potential victims. Metrolinx is supporting the Province’s anti-human trafficking strategy as part of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. That’s why this week on Between the Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast, host Matt Llewellyn speaks … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast – Knowing the signs to help stop human trafficking

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Between the Lines podcast – how a Metrolinx employee saved a life, virtually

Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins takes people’s questions on her Between the Lines’ weekly #AMAwithAMA podcast segment. This week, Aikins talks about a harrowing but life-saving experience by one Metrolinx employee, and much more. Listen to the full episode below. Every Tuesday, Metrolinx’s Chief Spokesperson, Anne Marie Aikins, answers questions about Metrolinx, GO Transit, UP Express, PRESTO, and anything else people want to know … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast – how a Metrolinx employee saved a life, virtually

Between the Lines podcast –Small’s Creek, Hurontario LRT name, and more

Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins takes people’s questions on her Between the Lines’ weekly #AMAwithAMA podcast segment. This week, Aikins talks about the GO Expansion work in Small’s Creek, Crosstown LRT questions, and the recent Hurontario LRT naming news. Listen to the full episode below. It’s a wide-ranging bag of transit topics this week on Ask me Anything with Anne Marie Aikins. Every Tuesday, … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast –Small’s Creek, Hurontario LRT name, and more

Between the Lines podcast – the future of Small’s Creek

The Between the Lines podcast heads to the Toronto ravine making headlines, to talk to a community member about Metrolinx’s GO Expansion plans, the impact on this ‘oasis’ in the city and how the transit agency has altered plans following community consultations. This week on Between the Lines: a Metrolinx Podcast, host Matt Llewellyn speaks with Lisa Drew, the chair of a Small’s Creek area … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast – the future of Small’s Creek