Light rail transit projects ask drivers to be careful around sites – Winter safety measures put in place

Construction for some of Metrolinx’s larger transit projects continue over the chilly months.That means experts are highlighting ways to keep workers and the public safe around ongoing work. On Metrolinx’s light rail transit projects, experts continue to take measures to make sure safety is a priority – especially as winter months approach. That focus is … Continue reading Light rail transit projects ask drivers to be careful around sites – Winter safety measures put in place

Alstom Thunder Bay plant to refurbish 94 GO Transit bi-level train coaches

Thanks to an agreement announced today in Thunder Bay, almost eight dozen GO Transit bi-level train coaches are being freshened up to ensure the expansion of GO rail service and improve the customer experience. Read on to find out what that entails. Wear and tear are normal and expected parts of a train coach lifecycle, … Continue reading Alstom Thunder Bay plant to refurbish 94 GO Transit bi-level train coaches

See time-lapse video of Crosstown light rail vehicles moving along Toronto route

Metrolinx News recently brought you a story of light rail vehicles moving across the Toronto light rail transit route. Here’s a follow, showing a time-lapse of that historic journey. Now let’s speed things up a bit. Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit vehicles recently made their way from Laird Station back to the Eglinton Maintenance and … Continue reading See time-lapse video of Crosstown light rail vehicles moving along Toronto route

Latest customer updates on Lakeshore East GO train disruptions after weekend incident

As work continues at the scene where a railway worker died on the Lakeshore East Line last Saturday (Nov 27), GO Transit officials are working to keep customers moving. The repairs, and delays, are expected to continue for coming days. Here's the latest information for customers. (Dec 1. 2:25 p.m.) As Metrolinx works to fully reopen … Continue reading Latest customer updates on Lakeshore East GO train disruptions after weekend incident

Metrolinx virtual open house will give update on Davenport Diamond Greenway

Design on the Greenway is well underway and Metrolinx will share the updates in an upcoming virtual open house. Residents can participate by reviewing and commenting on project materials during a two-week period as of November 29 and by attending a live session with the project team on December 13. Here’s how you can get … Continue reading Metrolinx virtual open house will give update on Davenport Diamond Greenway

See Scarborough’s tunnel boring machine prepare for trans-Atlantic journey to Toronto

The Scarborough Subway Extension is nearing another important milestone as the project’s tunnel boring machine is being prepared to be loaded onto a cargo ship and travel across the Atlantic Ocean. Here’s a look at how the big move is starting out. Before it begins its work deep below the surface of Toronto, the tunnel … Continue reading See Scarborough’s tunnel boring machine prepare for trans-Atlantic journey to Toronto

Sold for one dollar, a former GO Transit bus gets new life of service for Peel Regional Police

Transit buses have a limited life cycle. But a bus that is ready to be retired from the daily grind of carrying GO passengers may still be used for some other purposes. That’s why Metrolinx has sold a twelve-and-a-half-year-old bus to Peel Regional Police. Today (Nov. 25) Peel Regional Police (PRP) received a decommissioned Metrolinx … Continue reading Sold for one dollar, a former GO Transit bus gets new life of service for Peel Regional Police

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are issuing the following release on the proposed settlement on the Crosstown Light Rail Transit project. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, along with Infrastructure Ontario CEO Michael Lindsay, have just released (Nov. 24, 2021) the following statement on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project: “Over the past several … Continue reading Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario release statement on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

“This man is going to live” – GO Train Customer Service Ambassador rushes to help revive passenger

A man is riding a GO train on what seemed like a normal day. Until he clutched his chest and stumbled past fellow riders before dropping to the floor. What happened next was a matter of life and death, that points to the need - as fellow riders reached out to help - for everyone … Continue reading “This man is going to live” – GO Train Customer Service Ambassador rushes to help revive passenger