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Demolition derby – Watch old Highway 400 bridge get dismantled in new video

Construction on the Finch West LRT continues to move forward. Part of that project included a recent bridge replacement over the Highway 400 near Finch Avenue. Once the new bridge was installed, the old bridge pieces were left behind. Watch the new video where the massive spans are reduced to dust. Out with the old, literally. In June, Finch West Light Rail Transit project constructor, … Continue reading Demolition derby – Watch old Highway 400 bridge get dismantled in new video

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New rail bridge coming to Rutherford GO – get a closer look at the progress

The new rail bridge at Rutherford GO will allow customers to travel above traffic in the comfort of their GO train seat. There is still a lot of work to do and workers are using several engineering techniques to get the job done properly. This new infrastructure is part of Rutherford GO Expansion and Metrolinx wants to share what the construction crews have been up … Continue reading New rail bridge coming to Rutherford GO – get a closer look at the progress

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Safety and accessibility improvements coming to Port Credit GO station

From upgraded elevator connections to a new accessibility ramp, Metrolinx is enhancing the safety features at Port Credit GO. Here’s what you need know about the improvements coming to this popular Lakeshore West station. One of GO’s most popular Lakeshore West stations is getting a major facelift. Starting today (August 4), Metrolinx will begin work at Port Credit GO station that will enhance the accessibility and … Continue reading Safety and accessibility improvements coming to Port Credit GO station

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Oakville GO station customers get a lift as new elevators set to open

After months of intense work, the new elevators have been successfully installed at Oakville GO station and that means customers with mobility challenges can once again access train platforms with ease. Starting today (June 24), GO train customers can climb aboard brand new elevators at Oakville station. The new lifts give customers more efficient and reliable access to the train platforms at what is traditionally … Continue reading Oakville GO station customers get a lift as new elevators set to open

Twitter told the story – How the first weekend of Finch West LRT bridge replacement work unfolded on social media

This major project involving the Highway 400 crossing at Toronto’s Finch Avenue, is now 50 per cent complete. This past weekend (June 12-14) saw construction crews replace the southbound lanes and next weekend they will do the northbound lanes.  Thanks to an engineering process that dramatically speeds up the replacement, the disruptions will be kept to a minimum. Here’s how the first weekend was constructed … Continue reading Twitter told the story – How the first weekend of Finch West LRT bridge replacement work unfolded on social media

Stouffville line changes – GO trains to be replaced by buses to speed up construction

Starting June 20, GO buses will replace all weekend and weekday midday trains on the Stouffville GO line in order to accelerate infrastructure upgrades and make better use of resources while ridership is low. Other minor changes to GO train and bus schedules are also set to begin later this month. We break it all down for you here. Metrolinx is turning an unforeseen obstacle … Continue reading Stouffville line changes – GO trains to be replaced by buses to speed up construction

Rendering of rail over road grade separation at Steeles Avenue East near Milliken GO Station

Stouffville GO – Dropping the road while keeping the flow

Local traffic and pedestrians will keep moving while a new underpass is built on Steeles Avenue East. As a reliable junction, it was getting a failing grade. For the Stouffville rail line, the existing crossing on Steeles Avenue East, near the Milliken GO Station was slowing down vehicles, transit, pedestrians and cyclists. With daily issues of congestion and users experiencing frustration travelling along this busy … Continue reading Stouffville GO – Dropping the road while keeping the flow

Photo of the Finch West LRT Maintenance and Storage Facility under construction

Home for a rest – Massive maintenance facility for Toronto’s Finch West LRT rising up this summer

From utility relocation, to drilling and excavations, progress is being made on the latest transit project coming to Toronto West. In this series of photo features, residents and future transit customers get a glimpse of the work happening in their community. Here, we take you closer to the work being done at the future Finch West light rail transit project’s maintenance and service facility. Where … Continue reading Home for a rest – Massive maintenance facility for Toronto’s Finch West LRT rising up this summer

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Weekend Gardiner closure could mean delays for GO bus customers

GO bus customers heading into Union Station this weekend (May 30-31) should expect delays as a planned closure of the Gardiner Expressway will mean traffic into and out of the downtown core will be worse than usual. Metrolinx is asking customers to check schedules ahead of time and take a GO train if possible. There are two seasons in Canada – winter and construction season. … Continue reading Weekend Gardiner closure could mean delays for GO bus customers

Drilling work picks up steam on Finch West LRT station construction

From utility relocation, to drilling and excavations, progress is being made on the latest transit project coming to Toronto West. In this series of photo features, residents and future transit customers get a glimpse of the work happening in their community. Here, we dig down on the work being done at the future Finch West station – the eastern edge of the rapid transit route. … Continue reading Drilling work picks up steam on Finch West LRT station construction