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

Hovering above a nearly complete Mount Dennis Station on Toronto’s Crosstown line

Mount Dennis station is currently about 98 per cent finished as it prepares to take up an important place on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit route. In a very cool drone shoot, we can show you what that impressive percentage number means. We’ve shown a lot of underground progress happening along Eglinton Avenue and … Continue reading Hovering above a nearly complete Mount Dennis Station on Toronto’s Crosstown line

New photo shows Crosstown LRT Kodak lands past and present

Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) construction team recreates a decades old photograph that shows just how much has changed at the west Toronto property. The Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route might be the transit line of the future, but even 90-years later some of the past remains the same. The Kodak lands have been … Continue reading New photo shows Crosstown LRT Kodak lands past and present

New drone videos show the latest construction progress on Finch West LRT project

Maybe you live nearby and want to know what’s going on. Or perhaps you haven’t been up to Finch Avenue lately. Either way, check out two new flyover videos that show you just how far the Finch West LRT project has come.   Your local drive-in isn’t the only place offering a double feature. Metrolinx … Continue reading New drone videos show the latest construction progress on Finch West LRT project

Making room for the Hurontario LRT project in north Mississauga

Mississauga residents may have noticed construction crews working on one of the city’s busiest roads. It may look like normal roadwork, but in fact they are prepping the area for construction on the region’s first rapid transit line. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project. Metrolinx News breaks down what this construction is for and … Continue reading Making room for the Hurontario LRT project in north Mississauga

Crews use unusual formwork on Crosstown LRT project as team gets closer to putting down all rail

The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project has seen significant completion of the rail needed across the line. Read on to see how much is in place. Along with the most recent images from the Eglinton Crosstown’s light rail transit (LRT) project, comes an interesting statistic on the amount of rail that has been … Continue reading Crews use unusual formwork on Crosstown LRT project as team gets closer to putting down all rail