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Major construction is complete at Rutherford GO Station – see the new walkthrough video

New video of Rutherford GO takes viewers on a walk through the station. Major upgrades are now done, with improved access to transit as well as better connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists. Take a look at what’s open now, and amenities that will open in the future.    Customers in Vaughan have more seamless connections to transit with major work complete at Rutherford GO Station.   Many … Continue reading Major construction is complete at Rutherford GO Station – see the new walkthrough video

Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

Metrolinx recently held two free tree and shrub giveaway events for local property owners living near the Lakeshore East GO tracks and the future Ontario Line route.  See photos and a video from the events here. People in Toronto’s east end have another reason to spend time in their gardens. That’s because hundreds of local residents went home with free trees and shrubs after a … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away 1,000 free trees, shrubs to Toronto residents

Shocking new video shows why any time is train time at level crossings

To raise awareness about safety at level crossings, Metrolinx is releasing new footage showing a car illegally driving into a level crossing and being hit by a GO Train. While the driver walked away from the scene, it could have been much worse. Scroll down to watch the video and learn more about what Metrolinx is doing to raise awareness about safety at level crossings. … Continue reading Shocking new video shows why any time is train time at level crossings

Finch West LRT light rail vehicle testing now underway

After successful preliminary tests, will now be moving down the middle of Finch Avenue West on a daily basis, marking a major step forward for the project. Let’s dive deeper into the testing phase. Testing is ramping up as trains start to cruise along Finch Avenue West.   This marks the beginning of dynamic testing, a phase in which each light rail vehicles (LRVs) will be … Continue reading Finch West LRT light rail vehicle testing now underway

Scarborough Subway Extension tunnel boring machine getting into position to prepare for tunnelling

Metrolinx is marking another important milestone for the three-stop Scarborough Subway Extension as the project’s tunnel boring machine, Diggy Scardust, gets lowered into its launch shaft. Watch the new timelapses of the machine being assembled and lowered and read more about what’s next. After a journey across the Atlantic Ocean, Diggy Scardust, Scarborough’s aptly named tunnel boring machine (TBM), is assembled and getting ready to … Continue reading Scarborough Subway Extension tunnel boring machine getting into position to prepare for tunnelling

New video GOes behind the scenes with early morning train crew

If you thought you woke up early to catch the first GO Train to work, think again. Behind every early morning train is a dedicated crew that begins their day, in some cases, before the sun rises. Metrolinx News takes you behind the scenes in a new video to showcase the work that goes into making sure customers get where they need to go. The … Continue reading New video GOes behind the scenes with early morning train crew

Watch the first ever Finch West LRT vehicle test run in new video

The Finch West LRT is moving in the right direction, literally. Crews conducted the first ever vehicle test run at the northwest Toronto maintenance facility. Watch the test run in the new video below. They’re on the move. Late last month, the first ever Finch West light rail transit (LRT) vehicle test run happened at the Finch West maintenance and storage facility in northwest Toronto. … Continue reading Watch the first ever Finch West LRT vehicle test run in new video

See video of ‘pre-push’ work on Hurontario LRT

Experts working on the ‘push box’ section for the new light rail transit line recently have done some needed – and very technical – advance work. Here’s a bird’s eye view, thanks to drone footage. Here’s the push before the actual push. Recently, crews building the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) route began advance work on the ‘push box’. Last year, Metrolinx News gave readers … Continue reading See video of ‘pre-push’ work on Hurontario LRT

Another aerial view – new batch of drone footage of Union Station and downtown Toronto

Flying a drone is fun enough, but how about taking one over Toronto’s Union Station? In this second installment, Metrolinx News has even more new drone video to show you. All while following strict Transport Canada rules. What’s better than one drone video? How about two drone videos. Last week, Metrolinx News showed off some wintery drone footage from high above Union Station (70 metres … Continue reading Another aerial view – new batch of drone footage of Union Station and downtown Toronto

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Take a tour over and into Toronto’s Finch West LRT route in new drone footage

There’s a lot of sides to take in, as the Finch West light rail transit project digs in and moves along one of Toronto’s most iconic roadways. And to see the state of the work, we have new drone footage that includes getting below the frost line. Better duck. New video from the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) route starts out inside the cavern … Continue reading Take a tour over and into Toronto’s Finch West LRT route in new drone footage