Episode 17 – Fifty Years in Rail: Talking GO Transit's past & future with Rob Fuller Between The Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast

On this week's episode: we talk with Metrolinx's Director of Rail Operations, Rob Fuller. He takes us into the Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility and talks about the changes he's seen in the rail industry in the last 50 years and where GO Transit service is heading in the future. Watch: Rob Fuller takes us through the Willowbrook Rail Maintenance Facility Host: Matt Llewellyn (@mattrolinx) Guest: Rob Fuller, director of rail operations Producer/Social: James Wattie (@jameswattie) Learn more at blog.metrolinx.com Credits: Czar Donic / Red Red Shoes / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com Dusty Decks / Golden Crates / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com Nylonia / Last Question / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/metrolinx/message
  1. Episode 17 – Fifty Years in Rail: Talking GO Transit's past & future with Rob Fuller
  2. Episode 16 – #AMAwithAMA – Who is Train Guy, can TBMs be reused and more!
  3. Episode 15 – Tunnel Boring Machines
  4. Episode 14 – #AMAwithAMA – Your Light Rail Transit (LRT) questions answered
  5. Episode 13 – Navigating market volatility in transit

Meet the team:


Matt is the main voice on the Between the Lines podcast and a spokesperson with the Media Relations team. Before coming to Metrolinx, Matt was an award-winning photographer and spent nearly a decade as a CBC journalist honing his love for audio storytelling while hosting some of the largest local and network radio programs in Canada.

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Anne Marie Aikins

For the past decade, Anne Marie has been Metrolinx’s chief spokesperson, often referred to as the ‘GO Train lady’ as she’s the face that customers often see on the news. Anne Marie addresses frequently asked questions in a bi-weekly Ask Me Anything segment.

James Wattie

James Wattie produces, edits and handles all social media for Between The Lines: A Metrolinx Podcast. He joined Metrolinx’s media relations team recently from CBC News Toronto, where he produced nightly television newscasts for nearly a decade.

“You can’t have growth without transit. Transit is the answer.”

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