How a new track at Aldershot GO helps unlock train service into Hamilton

Opening up opportunities to bring more GO service to Hamilton is one of Metrolinx’s top priorities. That’s why a new section of track is a welcome addition to Aldershot GO Station. Read on to find out more about how this short piece of track will go a long way in increasing GO service to Hamilton. … Continue reading How a new track at Aldershot GO helps unlock train service into Hamilton

Local manufacturer to help hold back the weight of the earth along the Scarborough Subway Extension

As construction for the new Scarborough Subway Extension continues at the tunnel launch site, teams are already partnering up with a local manufacturer to build the giant concrete rings that will line the tunnel and help keep the earth below Canada’s biggest city at bay. Sophisticated engineering is everywhere you look in a subway project, … Continue reading Local manufacturer to help hold back the weight of the earth along the Scarborough Subway Extension

Important upgrades happening at more than 25 GO stations across the region

Metrolinx News checks in on GO Transit’s system-wide station improvement program and the new customer amenities added in advance of the GO Expansion program. Take a look. The building blocks are being put into place as Metrolinx works towards expanding GO Transit service The GO Expansion program will truly transform the GO train system from … Continue reading Important upgrades happening at more than 25 GO stations across the region

See the launch pad completed in preparation for Hurontario light rail transit push box

The Hurontario LRT project has now seen an important new element added in. Here’s why a ‘launch pad’ makes way for important rail work on an important section of the light rail transit route. Three-two-one… The ‘launch’ has launched. The construction of the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) project’s ‘push box’ is well underway. A … Continue reading See the launch pad completed in preparation for Hurontario light rail transit push box

Updated: Prepare for traffic impacts on Danforth Avenue as crews prepare for Lakeshore East GO Line bridge work

Work on the Lakeshore East GO Line continues to ramp up, and it means there will be traffic impacts on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to single lanes in both directions to give crews enough elbow room to widen the Danforth bridge. The bridge construction is part of GO Expansion, bringing more frequent … Continue reading Updated: Prepare for traffic impacts on Danforth Avenue as crews prepare for Lakeshore East GO Line bridge work

See video of new Agincourt GO station building

Metrolinx is making major improvements at Agincourt GO Station. The latest development offers customers that new station building smell, look and feel - with sleek lines, open spaces and modern touches. Take a tour with the latest photos and video. The tour of Agincourt GO’s new station building starts right here. The new building offers … Continue reading See video of new Agincourt GO station building

The reason Laird Station is one of the longest on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line

Metrolinx News brings you regular updates on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project as it moves closer to completion – using the latest images from construction crews. This week, the photos are from underground, at street level, and even from above. They may also answer a question transit fans have about Laird Station. It’s always good … Continue reading The reason Laird Station is one of the longest on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line

Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville GO Line as station upgrades progress at Unionville GO Station

This weekend, crews will be putting the final pieces of new track into place at Unionville GO. This work can only be done when trains aren’t running and will require a major track closure on the Stouffville GO Line Oct. 22-24, 2021. Get the latest on the work and how it will impact train service. … Continue reading Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville GO Line as station upgrades progress at Unionville GO Station

Metrolinx teams up with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to plant trees around Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Metrolinx is getting a head start on tree planting along the route of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, helping to keep the community green as this critical new transit project is built. Take a look at some of the tree planters in action. Metrolinx is growing the tree canopy around Eglinton Avenue West as transit … Continue reading Metrolinx teams up with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to plant trees around Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

A first in Canada as transit customers can tap on with debit as part of PRESTO contactless payment pilot on UP Express

Customers can now use a physical debit card or a debit card added to a mobile wallet to travel on the UP Express. Combined with credit card payment, customers have more contactless options than ever when it comes to paying for their ride. Here’s why it’s a first. Hear that sound? It’s the sweet beep … Continue reading A first in Canada as transit customers can tap on with debit as part of PRESTO contactless payment pilot on UP Express