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Yonge North Subway Extension construction partner confirmed for early upgrades at Finch Station

Black & McDonald has been awarded a contract to work on early upgrades at Finch Station that will accommodate the new subway extension to Richmond Hill. The Yonge North Subway Extension has made another stride toward breaking ground with confirmation of a partner chosen to complete upgrades at Finch Station. The upgrades will connect the … Continue reading Yonge North Subway Extension construction partner confirmed for early upgrades at Finch Station

GO Expansion progresses along the Barrie Line

Construction continues along the Barrie GO Line. Here’s the latest updates on what’s happening along the line. The Barrie GO Line is undergoing big changes. Over the next 10 years, Metrolinx’s GO Expansion program will deliver more frequent, all-day, two-way service to the region.  This means, as GO Expansion progress continues along the Barrie Line, Metrolinx … Continue reading GO Expansion progresses along the Barrie Line

Statement regarding the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Today, Metrolinx President & CEO Phil Verster issued the following statement: We had expected the Eglinton Crosstown LRT to be fully built, thoroughly tested, and in service this fall in accordance with our project agreement with Crosslinx Transit Solutions, the construction consortium responsible for building the project. Unfortunately, while progress has been made, Crosslinx Transit … Continue reading Statement regarding the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Preferred teams selected for two major Ontario Line contracts

Identification of delivery partners a big step forward for 15.6-km subway line. In case you missed it, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) recently named the preferred teams for delivering the Southern Civils, Stations and Tunnel (South Civils) contract and the Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance (RSSOM) contract – two major packages of work for … Continue reading Preferred teams selected for two major Ontario Line contracts

Weekend closures on Lakeshore East & Stouffville for construction

Evening service to be adjusted on Stouffville Line for Kennedy GO Station work. Metrolinx is building new transit lines and upgrading existing ones. This will reduce journey times, add more capacity and improve reliability, but that can’t happen without construction. This weekend (Sept 23-25), service will be adjusted for construction and maintenance work along the … Continue reading Weekend closures on Lakeshore East & Stouffville for construction

Rail Safety Week 2022 kicks off

Annual safety week involves community awareness and education campaigns. Metrolinx is working with Operation Lifesaver to support Rail Safety Week 2022. Rail Safety Week is an annual awareness campaign that is held every September across North America. Transit agencies, safety associations, law enforcement and other groups come together to help educate the public with the … Continue reading Rail Safety Week 2022 kicks off

GO Transit extending rail trips, adjusting schedules and rerouting some GO Buses

Schedule adjustments to give customers more time to get on board at popular stations on Lakeshore West and Barrie Lines. A number of weekday evening Lakeshore West trips are being extended to West Harbour GO. Also, some GO Train schedules will be adjusted to better reflect travel times and help people board more easily. Every … Continue reading GO Transit extending rail trips, adjusting schedules and rerouting some GO Buses

A GO train makes a run along tracks during an early morning commute.

A little goes a long way: GO customer touched by kind gesture

A simple conversation made a lasting impact on a GO customer with an invisible illness. It was two weeks after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 when Beth Pardo started suffering from what would turn into long COVID. “I was an ultramarathoner and it hit my legs really badly,” … Continue reading A little goes a long way: GO customer touched by kind gesture

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