Tracking Eglinton Crosstown West Extension tunnelling progress

Follow along as Rexy and Renny, the boring machines digging twin tunnels, make their way east. Tunnelling for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension began earlier this spring with Renny, the first of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) leading the way. Rexy started following Renny’s lead in July. So far, they’ve travelled 865m and 1582m respectively. You can keep tabs on Rexy and Renny with a … Continue reading Tracking Eglinton Crosstown West Extension tunnelling progress

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Metrolinx releases new station maps for Scarborough Subway Extension

Metrolinx has released stations plans for the three-stop Scarborough Subway Extension showing the proposed building locations, entrances and bus terminals. Keep reading to see the new images and register for the virtual open house tonight (March 7). Metrolinx has unveiled updated station maps for the Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE). The three-stop subway extension has made significant progress over the last two years. Construction is well … Continue reading Metrolinx releases new station maps for Scarborough Subway Extension

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Ontario Line team to hold virtual open house on latest project plans

Now that Metrolinx has shared new station plans for the Ontario Line from Gerrard to Science Centre, and published the latest draft environmental assessment, Metrolinx teams are hosting another series of open houses. And they’re starting this month. Read on to find out when events are happening and how to register. With Ontario Line plans coming into greater focus, Metrolinx is hosting another round of … Continue reading Ontario Line team to hold virtual open house on latest project plans

What’s ahead for the Yonge North Subway Extension in 2022

Updated environmental studies and the search for teams to build new subway tunnels are signs that the pace of progress on this new transit project is dialing up another notch in 2022. The path ahead for the Yonge North Subway Extension will be filled with important milestones through the rest of the year that will bring the eight-kilometre, four stop extension of TTC Line 1 … Continue reading What’s ahead for the Yonge North Subway Extension in 2022

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Home for the holidays – The tunnel boring machines for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension arrive at launch site

Metrolinx is as excited as a kid on Christmas morning to see two iconic pieces of the tunnel boring machines arrive at the tunnel launch site after their journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Metrolinx News has images from the big moment, check them out. Schwanau. Antwerp. Hamilton. And now they’ve made it to their final destination in Mississauga, at the tunnel launch site for the … Continue reading Home for the holidays – The tunnel boring machines for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension arrive at launch site

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GO Expansion set to electrify the region – With rapid all-day service and new electric trains

There is no precedent for the GO Expansion program – it is a highly complex undertaking unlike anything before in Canada. The largest and most complicated element of the program is the GO Expansion On-Corridor Works package, a single innovative, fully integrated contract to run more and better service. The winning team will design, build, operate, and maintain the new infrastructure and trains for 25 … Continue reading GO Expansion set to electrify the region – With rapid all-day service and new electric trains

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Wrapping up a big year for Scarborough’s new subway extension – See the new video

Construction officially began on Scarborough’s subway extension in June 2021, and crews continue to make great progress on delivering this project. Here’s a look back at a big year of milestones on the Scarborough Subway Extension. When it comes to progress on Scarborough’s new subway extension, a lot can happen in six months. Just over half a year ago, the northeast corner of Sheppard Avenue … Continue reading Wrapping up a big year for Scarborough’s new subway extension – See the new video

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They’re here. Tunnel boring machines for Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension arrive

After a voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, the mighty tunnel boring machines, which will dig the tunnels for the Scarborough Subway Extension and the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, arrived in the ports of Oshawa and Hamilton this week. Here are images to commemorate these massive machines being unloaded onto Canadian soil. After a long voyage from Germany, tunnel boring machines that will be used on … Continue reading They’re here. Tunnel boring machines for Scarborough Subway Extension and Eglinton Crosstown West Extension arrive

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Metrolinx puts out call for teams to work on Finch Station as part of Yonge North Subway Extension

Behind-the-scenes work in areas that aren’t often seen by transit riders is key to getting Finch Station ready for major construction on the Yonge North Subway Extension. Metrolinx is starting the search for experts interested in delivering this work through a ‘Request for Qualifications’ that was issued today (Dec. 14), marking another step forward for the new transit project. Metrolinx officials announced today (Dec. 14) … Continue reading Metrolinx puts out call for teams to work on Finch Station as part of Yonge North Subway Extension

Another step forward for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Metrolinx is keeping up the momentum on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension by starting the search for a team that can deliver the elevated section that will run between Scarlett Road and Jane Street in Toronto. It’s not always about the tunnels. There’s been a lot of talk lately about the tunnels for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (and don’t forget the tunnel boring machine … Continue reading Another step forward for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension