Mimico GO Station to be transformed as part of Metrolinx and Vandyk Properties signed agreement

Through the Province’s Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) program, Vandyk Properties, has agreed to deliver and construct a new station building and other key improvements to Mimico GO Station that will create a better customer experience riders have been waiting for. Metrolinx and Vandyk Properties have signed a binding agreement to move forward with delivering and constructing a new transit-oriented community at the new Mimico GO … Continue reading Mimico GO Station to be transformed as part of Metrolinx and Vandyk Properties signed agreement

Headwall construction begins for Scarborough Subway Extension

Heads up – construction for an important part of the Scarborough Subway Extension, called a headwall, is now underway. Keep reading to find out why this work is so critical for the tunnelling that will start soon. Scarborough’s three-stop subway extension continues to take shape with crews starting work on the project’s headwalls. Headwalls are underground support structures made up of a series of concrete … Continue reading Headwall construction begins for Scarborough Subway Extension

Tunnelling starts on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Today (April 11), Metrolinx marks a major milestone as tunnelling starts on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, the 9.2-kilometre extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT from Mount Dennis Station to Renforth Drive. Read on to see how these two tunnel boring machines came together and learn more about how they will dig the tunnels. Plus watch the new timelapse video. Let the digging begin. Rexy … Continue reading Tunnelling starts on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Finch West LRT marks major milestone as big dig wraps up at Finch West Station

Excavation work is done on one of the major stations along the Finch West LRT projects – one that will serve as an interchange with the TTC subway system. Scroll down to learn more about how much work goes into digging out a transit station. Plus watch the new construction progress video. Sixteen months of digging and hauling. That is how long it took a … Continue reading Finch West LRT marks major milestone as big dig wraps up at Finch West Station

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Getting to the Jays game using GO Transit and UP – What you need to know when heading to Toronto’s Rogers Centre

The Blue Jays season will start on Friday night, April 8, at the Rogers Centre. It’s good timing as both GO Transit and UP Express recently added more service. Though fans planning to take the Lakeshore West line to Sunday’s game (April 10) should be aware of construction that will limit train service. Metrolinx News has the latest guidance for getting to the game. Baseball … Continue reading Getting to the Jays game using GO Transit and UP – What you need to know when heading to Toronto’s Rogers Centre

New flyover video shows how far Finch West LRT project has come this year

The Finch West LRT project continues to move forward. Underground stations are being dug out, surface stops are coming along, and vehicles are being tested. Read about the construction progress as this new transit route comes into focus. Talking about construction progress is one thing, seeing it with your own eyes is a whole other thing. Despite plenty of wind, sleet, and snow, the Finch … Continue reading New flyover video shows how far Finch West LRT project has come this year

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Some weekend Lakeshore West GO train trips affected by Hurontario LRT construction

Service has increased overall on the Lakeshore West Line, as 30-minute service was recently brought back. However, Hurontario LRT construction continues to move forward at Port Credit GO Station – which means some weekend service disruptions in early April. The work will affect Lakeshore West GO train service on April 3 and 10. Get all the details below. Lakeshore West GO Train service will be … Continue reading Some weekend Lakeshore West GO train trips affected by Hurontario LRT construction

Ontario Line subway project breaks ground at Exhibition Station – see the new renderings released

Upgrades now underway at Exhibition Station mark the start of Ontario Line construction and will pave the way for major work down the road. Find out why today is an important date for the route, get the latest on the project and see new station concept images that show how the Ontario Line will take shape. As the Government of Ontario and Metrolinx officially get … Continue reading Ontario Line subway project breaks ground at Exhibition Station – see the new renderings released

Brute strength – Find out how more than one million Toronto vehicles have been raised for Finch West LRT Project

Transit builds bridges, but transit projects also need bridges. The Finch West LRT project will cross the Humber River Bridge, but it needs to be widened and upgraded to make that happen. Keep reading to find out how high the bridge is being lifted, all while the important crossing stays open. A few millimeters might not sound like a lot, but lifting an entire bridge … Continue reading Brute strength – Find out how more than one million Toronto vehicles have been raised for Finch West LRT Project

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Crosstown LRT breaks through to connect Cedarvale Station with Eglinton West TTC Station

In the latest batch of Crosstown Light Rail Transit project progress pictures, there are plenty of paths crossing – including to the TTC. Here’s what’s new. It’s all about connections. New images from the Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction project show a number of interesting intersects – from transit lines to where customers will soon pay for their rides. Here’s a ‘breakdown’ – including … Continue reading Crosstown LRT breaks through to connect Cedarvale Station with Eglinton West TTC Station