New video shows media getting firsthand look at progress on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

From the Ontario Science Centre to Birchmount, new photos and video take you to the eastern portion of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project. Scroll down to join the recent media tour. There is light at the end of the tunnel. This week (Oct. 12), media were invited to a tour of the … Continue reading New video shows media getting firsthand look at progress on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Digging deep on the new Scarborough Subway Extension

Construction for the Scarborough Subway Extension continues as crews dig even deeper to build the massive excavation needed for the project’s very large tunnel boring machine. It’s all hands on deck at the corner of Sheppard Avenue and McCowan Road as crews pick up the pace to build Scarborough’s new subway line. Building a new … Continue reading Digging deep on the new Scarborough Subway Extension

Metrolinx partners with City of Toronto to keep Eglinton clean during Crosstown LRT construction

New agreement will allow for enhanced street cleaning services along Eglinton Avenue between Keele Street and Marlee Avenue. Get the latest details on street cleaning efforts below. Transit construction in Toronto is a massive undertaking, and it’s no secret that building things can get messy. The Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project is no … Continue reading Metrolinx partners with City of Toronto to keep Eglinton clean during Crosstown LRT construction

Phil Verster explains the network effect and how it will create new transit possibilities for generations of customers

Metrolinx News readers have seen a lot about the ‘network effect’ and what it means for riders. It refers to the opportunities that come with a stronger, more flexible transit system, with seamless connections across the communities, more frequent service and new projects that will, once opened, reduce crowding on existing lines. These projects are … Continue reading Phil Verster explains the network effect and how it will create new transit possibilities for generations of customers

New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

Metrolinx News brings you regular updates on project milestones along the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route. Whether it’s above ground or in the tunnels, construction continues on Toronto’s newest rapid transit line. This week’s update will have you looking up as crews top things off. Some important finishing touches are being added at … Continue reading New Eglinton Crosstown LRT progress photos are raising the roof

Metrolinx releases detour plans to keep people moving during Ontario Line Queen Street construction

Even though a lot of subway construction happens underground, there are still impacts at street level – especially near stations. Small parts of Toronto’s Queen Street on either side of Yonge Street are slated for detours to make way for necessary construction work to build a new Ontario Line station at Queen, under the current … Continue reading Metrolinx releases detour plans to keep people moving during Ontario Line Queen Street construction

Track construction means no Stouffville line trains this weekend plus Lakeshore East service impacts

Coming up this weekend (August 14-15), Lakeshore East and Stouffville customers will need to change the way they travel. Because of important construction work taking place between Union Station and Danforth GO station, GO trains will not be able to stop at all stations, and will be replaced by GO bus service for some stations. … Continue reading Track construction means no Stouffville line trains this weekend plus Lakeshore East service impacts

New video takes you above and below construction progress on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Check out what’s happening at the Crosstown LRT’s Avenue Station in the latest video that takes to the skies and also goes underground. Located at the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West is the future home of Avenue Station for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line. The underground station includes two … Continue reading New video takes you above and below construction progress on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Take our quiz to see if you are an Ontario Line trivia pro

Since the Ontario Line was announced in April 2019, experts at Metrolinx have continued to refine and improve plans. As more information became available, Metrolinx News has been your first source for reliable updates. But have you been paying close attention? Take the quiz to find out how much news you remember. So, you think … Continue reading Take our quiz to see if you are an Ontario Line trivia pro

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is going green

The first of three green track areas along Eglinton Crosstown LRT’s at-grade section is being installed at Warden Avenue’s Golden Mile stop. Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues to progress, and one of its latest milestones may have you seeing green. Portions of the at-grade section, east of Brentcliffe Road, … Continue reading The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is going green