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

Before the wrecking crews and future arrive – Prepping Agincourt GO for major passenger and station changes

Check out the new setup for customers at Agincourt GO as Metrolinx prepares for the upcoming demolition of the existing station building. There’s new sights on the site. Customers at Agincourt GO Station will notice changes that will pave the way for demolition of the existing main building, as well as construction of a new … Continue reading Before the wrecking crews and future arrive – Prepping Agincourt GO for major passenger and station changes

Metrolinx COVID-19 Update for Jan. 20, 2021

Since the pandemic began in March 2020, Metrolinx has kept customers and communities updated throughout the pandemic when it comes to staff who have tested positive for COVID. In the past week, six additional Metrolinx employees have tested positive for COVID-19 and are recovering at home.  Out of over 4,300 Metrolinx employees, half of whom … Continue reading Metrolinx COVID-19 Update for Jan. 20, 2021

Hovering above Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Including images of massive Maintenance and Storage Facility

Take a look down at Toronto, as the light rail transit route takes shape. But really focus on the MSF, which will be home to the light rail vehicles. Work on the Finch Avenue West light rail transit route continues, and we have some recent and revealing remote drone shots. They include images taken while … Continue reading Hovering above Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Including images of massive Maintenance and Storage Facility

Jason Simmons wants to UPlift – During state of emergency, one UP Express operator offers musical reminder of joy in the world

The UP Express platform is quiet these days unless Jason Simmons is around. He’s filling the empty space with his vocals from a safe and private corner as he serenades his favourite coffee shop - until they open again. Yes, we're here to sing his praises, because we can use his voice right about now. … Continue reading Jason Simmons wants to UPlift – During state of emergency, one UP Express operator offers musical reminder of joy in the world

What’s to come on Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Introducing the first light rail vehicle in 2021

We have an update on expected progress along the Finch Avenue West light rail transit route this year. Much of it involves a lot of turned earth - along with the anticipated arrival of the first cool vehicle to start testing the system. This story isn’t really about the past. It’s about what’s soon coming … Continue reading What’s to come on Toronto’s Finch West LRT – Introducing the first light rail vehicle in 2021

What does a new water-main look like? We’ll show you as work continues along the Hurontario Light Rail Transit route

Crews toiling around construction sites, such as the Hurontario LRT (HuLRT) line, are a common sight in urban areas. But for those living in the communities where workers and machinery are hard at it, it’s always interesting to know what’s happening behind the barriers and down into the pits. We often try to show you … Continue reading What does a new water-main look like? We’ll show you as work continues along the Hurontario Light Rail Transit route

Now that’s an interesting point of view – Metrolinx launches annual accessibility consultation with seven areas of focus

Metrolinx is reaching out. The transit agency is looking for feedback on services and projects, while looking for input into vital accessibility planning that includes all Ontarians. In your spare bedroom turned home office. While using a kitchen stool as a makeshift office chair. Or while on your cell phone as you make dinner for … Continue reading Now that’s an interesting point of view – Metrolinx launches annual accessibility consultation with seven areas of focus