Hamilton light rail transit project makes another move forward

Hamilton City Council approves agreement to move ahead with the transit line. Here’s what that means and where it can lead. The Hamilton light rail transit (LRT) project has taken another step forward. Today (Sept 15), Hamilton City Council ratified their decision to re-initiate the project that will bring 14 kilometres of new rapid transit … Continue reading Hamilton light rail transit project makes another move forward

Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Subway stations are important additions to their neighbourhoods. They must be attractive and fit their surroundings. They should help riders to move quickly, safely and easily throughout their journeys. Long before a station is built, design principles are established to ensure a consistent and enjoyable experience for the customer. Today Metrolinx is sharing the design … Continue reading Metrolinx shares Ontario Line station design principles

Testing begins as Crosstown LRT vehicles make their first move along Eglinton Avenue

Metrolinx News continues to bring you the latest developments on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. Today (Aug. 24), marks the first of several Crosstown vehicle tests along the surface level tracks in Toronto’s east end. Check out some of the first glimpses of the vehicles in action, as experts remind area residents … Continue reading Testing begins as Crosstown LRT vehicles make their first move along Eglinton Avenue

New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

Metrolinx News brings you regular updates on project milestones along the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route. Whether it’s above ground or in the tunnels, construction continues on Toronto’s newest rapid transit line. This week’s update will have you looking up as crews top things off. Some important finishing touches are being added at … Continue reading New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

New video shows first Finch West light rail vehicle arrive in Toronto

Back in July, the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project welcomed a new visitor – the first light rail vehicle. Check out a new video showing it arrive at the Alstom facility in Toronto. Photos are great, but video really brings things to life. That’s why Metrolinx is sharing a brand-new video showing the … Continue reading New video shows first Finch West light rail vehicle arrive in Toronto

The Hurontario LRT project closes busy Mississauga street overnight to keep things moving

It’s the first light rail project in the 905 region and construction is in full swing. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) line is an 18-kilometre long transit route that will travel from Port Credit to Steeles Avenue making 19 stops along the way. Get the latest progress and road closure details. Building a major … Continue reading The Hurontario LRT project closes busy Mississauga street overnight to keep things moving

Energizing the Hurontario LRT using traction power substations

The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) line will feature electrically powered light rail vehicles, producing near zero emissions. For the 18-kilometre line along Hurontario Street, 13 traction power substations will be built to provide a consistent level of power to keep it running smoothly. Get all the powerful details below. All of the region’s light … Continue reading Energizing the Hurontario LRT using traction power substations

New video takes you above and below construction progress on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Check out what’s happening at the Crosstown LRT’s Avenue Station in the latest video that takes to the skies and also goes underground. Located at the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West is the future home of Avenue Station for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line. The underground station includes two … Continue reading New video takes you above and below construction progress on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is going green

The first of three green track areas along Eglinton Crosstown LRT’s at-grade section is being installed at Warden Avenue’s Golden Mile stop. Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to progress, and one of its latest milestones may have you seeing green. Portions of the at-grade section, east of Brentcliffe Road, … Continue reading The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is going green

See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

And so it begins. The first light rail vehicle has arrived at the Maintenance and Storage Facility, and we have the first images of that Toronto debut. Now that’s a big delivery. The Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) has welcomed the arrival of the first Alstom light rail vehicle (LRV) from the Alstom … Continue reading See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility