New video shows first Finch West light rail vehicle arrive in Toronto

Back in July, the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project welcomed a new visitor – the first light rail vehicle. Check out a new video showing it arrive at the Alstom facility in Toronto. Photos are great, but video really brings things to life. That’s why Metrolinx is sharing a brand-new video showing the … Continue reading New video shows first Finch West light rail vehicle arrive in Toronto

Last of new GO train cars arrives in Toronto from Thunder Bay plant

As Ontario’s economy reopens and people return to work, many GO train riders will jump on-board brand-new coaches. Over the last couple of years, Metrolinx has received 36 new train cars built by Alstom (formerly Bombardier) in Thunder Bay. Metrolinx News was there as the last of the new cars was delivered. Metrolinx has received … Continue reading Last of new GO train cars arrives in Toronto from Thunder Bay plant

See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

And so it begins. The first light rail vehicle has arrived at the Maintenance and Storage Facility, and we have the first images of that Toronto debut. Now that’s a big delivery. The Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) has welcomed the arrival of the first Alstom light rail vehicle (LRV) from the Alstom … Continue reading See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

Inside the workshop – A rare glimpse at how Finch West LRT vehicles are put together

Before they glide smoothly through Toronto neighbourhoods, transit vehicles have to get built somewhere. How they come together and where might surprise you. Metrolinx takes you inside the local Alstom factory for a sneak peek at how light rail vehicles are assembled. The Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project continues to make great strides, … Continue reading Inside the workshop – A rare glimpse at how Finch West LRT vehicles are put together

News Roundup

So much is going on here to build transit that will benefit people in the region. Read on for a snapshot of how we’re making it easier to connect in the GTHA. We are making great progress on the Eglinton Crosstown and are well on our way to launching this outstanding new service as scheduled … Continue reading News Roundup