Metrolinx teams up with partners on early traffic plans to support Ontario Line construction

The Ontario Line subway project moves forward with plans that map out the downtown Toronto traffic changes needed to make room for important construction work. Keep reading to get the latest information. Metrolinx is teaming up with the City of Toronto, TTC, and others to coordinate several years of planned construction and maintenance work to … Continue reading Metrolinx teams up with partners on early traffic plans to support Ontario Line construction

Special track delivery for Hurontario Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility

The first set of rails have been delivered for the new Hurontario light rail transit project. Here’s how it looks, including by the numbers. It’s, well, the rail thing. This week, the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project received a shipment of tracks at its Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF), located in Brampton. For … Continue reading Special track delivery for Hurontario Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility

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

See video as first Crosstown light rail vehicles travel from Laird Station back to their storage facility

Light rail vehicles were recently moving across the Toronto transit route. In a moment that is a glimpse of transit to come, the vehicles were being moved for maintenance – and we have the video and images. The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route saw an impressive journey recently. Six light rail transit vehicles … Continue reading See video as first Crosstown light rail vehicles travel from Laird Station back to their storage facility

Second Light Rail Vehicle delivered to Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

Toronto’s Finch West light rail transit route has gotten another vehicle to add to its stable. The latest has arrived, and you can see it here – as well as meet ‘Little Beast’ that helped with the delivery. And then there were two. A second light rail vehicle (LRV) has now been delivered to the … Continue reading Second Light Rail Vehicle delivered to Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

When it comes to one of Peel Region’s busiest streets, construction for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project is a balancing act. Night construction can be disruptive to neighbours, and daytime construction can impact traffic flow. Find out how the Hurontario LRT team makes it work. Building transit quickly and safely sometimes means building … Continue reading How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

Windows designed to protect birds among new flock of Finch West LRT images

From guideways to green roofs, the Finch West LRT team continues to make headway on the new transit line. Here are some of the most interesting recent photographs taken of the major Toronto transit project. The Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) is starting to look almost complete in a new aerial shot. The … Continue reading Windows designed to protect birds among new flock of Finch West LRT images

Crews install last piece of track for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT project reached an exciting milestone this week (Nov.1), as crews laid down the last section of track along the 19-kilometre rapid transit line. Get a glimpse of this historic moment for transit in Toronto. Toronto is having its own last spike moment. For any rail system, hammering in the last spike … Continue reading Crews install last piece of track for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

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

Humber College stop leads pack of new progress photos for Finch West LRT project

There’s been a number of construction elements recently added into Toronto’s Finch West light rail transit project. Here’s a roundup, including work at the Humber College stop as well as powering up the Maintenance and Storage Facility. In between all those construction pylons, lies some important pieces of new transit coming to Finch Avenue West. … Continue reading Humber College stop leads pack of new progress photos for Finch West LRT project