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See video of new Rutherford GO Station building

Customers can now access the new station building at Rutherford GO while crews continue to make major upgrades to the station. The new building offers modern amenities and Metrolinx shares a virtual welcome tour in the latest video and photos. Rutherford GO Station has gotten a substantial upgrade and is now available to customers. The Barrie Line GO Transit stop is undergoing a lot of … Continue reading See video of new Rutherford GO Station building

Weston GO Station improvements are well underway

Weston GO Station, a community hub and key transit point in Toronto, is receiving much-needed improvements to make way for more train service, part of the broader GO Expansion program, including a new platform and track. Read on to learn more and see progress photos from the site. Improvements to Weston GO Station are well under way, as GO service expands to better serve customers. … Continue reading Weston GO Station improvements are well underway

Another step forward for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Metrolinx is keeping up the momentum on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension by starting the search for a team that can deliver the elevated section that will run between Scarlett Road and Jane Street in Toronto. It’s not always about the tunnels. There’s been a lot of talk lately about the tunnels for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (and don’t forget the tunnel boring machine … Continue reading Another step forward for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Alstom Thunder Bay plant to refurbish 94 GO Transit bi-level train coaches

Thanks to an agreement announced today in Thunder Bay, almost eight dozen GO Transit bi-level train coaches are being freshened up to ensure the expansion of GO rail service and improve the customer experience. Read on to find out what that entails. Wear and tear are normal and expected parts of a train coach lifecycle, and they do need sprucing up every so often. Instead … Continue reading Alstom Thunder Bay plant to refurbish 94 GO Transit bi-level train coaches

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See time-lapse video of Crosstown light rail vehicles moving along Toronto route

Metrolinx News recently brought you a story of light rail vehicles moving across the Toronto light rail transit route. Here’s a follow, showing a time-lapse of that historic journey. Now let’s speed things up a bit. Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit vehicles recently made their way from Laird Station back to the Eglinton Maintenance and Storage Facility (EMSF). The six vehicles, the same that have … Continue reading See time-lapse video of Crosstown light rail vehicles moving along Toronto route

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Metrolinx virtual open house will give update on Davenport Diamond Greenway

Design on the Greenway is well underway and Metrolinx will share the updates in an upcoming virtual open house. Residents can participate by reviewing and commenting on project materials during a two-week period as of November 29 and by attending a live session with the project team on December 13. Here’s how you can get involved. Metrolinx is ready to share the first Davenport Diamond … Continue reading Metrolinx virtual open house will give update on Davenport Diamond Greenway

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See Scarborough’s tunnel boring machine prepare for trans-Atlantic journey to Toronto

The Scarborough Subway Extension is nearing another important milestone as the project’s tunnel boring machine is being prepared to be loaded onto a cargo ship and travel across the Atlantic Ocean. Here’s a look at how the big move is starting out. Before it begins its work deep below the surface of Toronto, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the Scarborough Subway Extension will travel … Continue reading See Scarborough’s tunnel boring machine prepare for trans-Atlantic journey to Toronto

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What is the Hurontario LRT project? Find out in this new video

There’s construction happening up and down Hurontario Street from Mississauga’s Port Credit area, all the way up to Steeles Avenue in Brampton. Much of this work is in the name of improved transit for Peel Region’s busiest road. We’ve written many stories on the new route, but find out more about the details, and future of the Hurontario LRT line by watching the latest video … Continue reading What is the Hurontario LRT project? Find out in this new video

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Improved transit in Toronto with GO Expansion means new lines and new stations

Once implemented, the GO Expansion program will deliver all-day, two-way service with faster trains running every 15-minutes on more of the GO Network. Last week, Metrolinx News reported on how this project will improve service to and from destinations outside Toronto. Today let’s look at how GO Expansion – combined with other new Metrolinx projects – will reduce travel times inside the city. A new … Continue reading Improved transit in Toronto with GO Expansion means new lines and new stations

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Ontario Line team wraps up 2021 with virtual open houses this week

In 2021, Metrolinx hosted more than 125 virtual open houses and community meetings across the Ontario Line’s 15.6-kilometre route, sharing updates on project plans and benefits including convenient transfers between existing transit and new Ontario Line stations, travel time savings and more. On Nov. 23 and 25, Metrolinx is holding two more online events to recap some of the major milestones and advancements from this … Continue reading Ontario Line team wraps up 2021 with virtual open houses this week