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

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

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

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

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

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

At Rutherford GO Station – How to build a structure to hold up a village worth of cars

The lots may be fairly vacant right now, but once life – and travels – return to normal, customers will appreciate work still taking place at stations. Among them is Rutherford GO Station, which is in the middle of major improvements. When you need it most, you see a single open parking space at your … Continue reading At Rutherford GO Station – How to build a structure to hold up a village worth of cars

Weekend road closure planned as important track work takes place at Rutherford GO Station

A road closure is the latest step as improvement work continues at Rutherford GO Station this week. When completed, the station will have a new parking structure with 1,200 net new spaces, a new railway bridge, plus better pedestrian and cycling connections.  Your vehicle’s GPS may have a few choice, new words for the detours … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned as important track work takes place at Rutherford GO Station

Weekend lane reductions mark the start of construction as Rutherford GO Station prepares for a major facelift

Weekend lane reductions are the first steps as improvement works starts at Rutherford GO Station this week. When completed, the station will have a new parking structure with 1,200 spaces, a new railway bridge, plus better pedestrian and cycling connections. The lane restrictions might cause some delays over the next two weekends (Nov 30 - … Continue reading Weekend lane reductions mark the start of construction as Rutherford GO Station prepares for a major facelift