Metrolinx opens new Rutherford GO parking structure – Check out new photos and video

The Rutherford GO parking structure is now open. Customers and the community have watched the structure rise from the ground, now it’s time to look inside. Check out the photos and video of this new GO Transit amenity in Vaughan. A brand-new parking structure in Vaughan is open for customers at Rutherford GO Station. With approximately 1,200 net new covered parking spots and 100 spots … Continue reading Metrolinx opens new Rutherford GO parking structure – Check out new photos and video

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See video of Rutherford GO’s old station building demolished

With Rutherford GO’s modern new station building currently in service, it was time to say goodbye to the old station building that served Vaughan customers for many years. Take a look at the video of it being razed. And down it goes. In December, customers started using the new station building at Rutherford GO, which includes customer washrooms, digital displays and is fully accessible with … Continue reading See video of Rutherford GO’s old station building demolished

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New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

Progress has been made at the Rutherford Road grade separation with the north side of the underpass now open to westbound traffic. As construction moves into the home stretch, customers will soon see the completion of the new road, pedestrian paths and more. Here’s the latest, and what’s to come for this Metrolinx project. The new year has brought a gift for Vaughan drivers: the … Continue reading New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Road closures are a pain, but the construction they allow lead to significant gains. Here’s why a weekend closure is planned for Rutherford Road and what it means for GO customers and drivers. People planning to use Rutherford Road this coming weekend (Oct. 22-25), might need to change their plans a bit. At least if you’re looking to use the section between Westburne Drive and … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

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Rutherford Road closure planned as part of continued work at Rutherford GO Station

Adjusting your regular route this weekend (March 26-29) for the upcoming closure of Rutherford Road may be inconvenient, but it will be worth it in the end. The closure puts us one step closer to the completion of the Rutherford GO Station and grade separation project. Once finished, the new station will have a new parking structure with 1,200 net new spaces, a new railway … Continue reading Rutherford Road closure planned as part of continued work at Rutherford GO Station

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New Rutherford GO pedestrian bridge finds its forever home – See video of the lift and installation

Recently, Metrolinx’s contractors successfully lifted the new Rutherford GO pedestrian bridge into place. Sit back and watch how they did it in one night. It was about substantial heft and quick timing. After months of planning and preparation, a recent pedestrian bridge was lifted and set in place at Rutherford GO within a short overnight window. The work began after the last train of the … Continue reading New Rutherford GO pedestrian bridge finds its forever home – See video of the lift and installation

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No place for drones: Metrolinx warns against flying UAVs over GO Transit and UP Express routes and infrastructure

Drone operators can face heavy fines as well as risk potential criminal charges, including mischief endangering life, for flying their high-tech toys over train tracks. Here’s why it’s not safe to use them around transit. Metrolinx and GO Transit say they’re keeping a keen eye out for drone operators this holiday season – and warn anyone who illegally flies them over train tracks will be … Continue reading No place for drones: Metrolinx warns against flying UAVs over GO Transit and UP Express routes and infrastructure

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Rutherford GO sees a massive new bridge created this weekend – See how it’ll be done

Crews, with help from a large crane, will install a new pedestrian bridge that connects commuters from the fourth-storey of the new parking garage to the future east platform. We’ll lead you through, and over, what has been happening at Rutherford GO to prepare for this major piece of engineering work. As well, Barrie line travel plans may be impacted. Weekend to-do list: Lift the … Continue reading Rutherford GO sees a massive new bridge created this weekend – See how it’ll be done

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Fins are for more than just flying – how creative design elements at Rutherford GO Station redefine wayfinding

Finding your way is one of the toughest things about using public transit. This can be particularly true for large transit hubs. That’s why Metrolinx is incorporating new design elements to make Rutherford GO Station more pedestrian and cyclist friendly. It takes more than just maps and signs to navigate transit stations. Stations themselves need to be designed with the customer in mind so wayfinding … Continue reading Fins are for more than just flying – how creative design elements at Rutherford GO Station redefine wayfinding

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New rail bridge coming to Rutherford GO – get a closer look at the progress

The new rail bridge at Rutherford GO will allow customers to travel above traffic in the comfort of their GO train seat. There is still a lot of work to do and workers are using several engineering techniques to get the job done properly. This new infrastructure is part of Rutherford GO Expansion and Metrolinx wants to share what the construction crews have been up … Continue reading New rail bridge coming to Rutherford GO – get a closer look at the progress