New drone videos show the latest construction progress on Finch West LRT project

Maybe you live nearby and want to know what’s going on. Or perhaps you haven’t been up to Finch Avenue lately. Either way, check out two new flyover videos that show you just how far the Finch West LRT project has come.   Your local drive-in isn’t the only place offering a double feature. Metrolinx News has two new drone videos fresh from the Finch … Continue reading New drone videos show the latest construction progress on Finch West LRT project

Soar above and below Eglinton Station in the latest Crosstown video

Eglinton Station continues to see progress for the new Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line. Strap in and take a ride to see it unfold. While it may look like just a noisy hole in the ground, there’s a lot happening in a hidden world filled with concrete, metal and machines.   The latest Crosstown video gives viewers a look into the work that’s … Continue reading Soar above and below Eglinton Station in the latest Crosstown video

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It’s a bird, a plane – No, it’s the drone system that’s used to capture interesting angles along the Hurontario LRT route

We’re sorry if we tend to, well, drone on and on about some of the overhead videos we’ve collected above projects like the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (HuLRT) project. But they’re very cool. And judging by how many views they get, we know many of you like them as well. But you may also be curious to turn the focus around a bit, and explore … Continue reading It’s a bird, a plane – No, it’s the drone system that’s used to capture interesting angles along the Hurontario LRT route

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Taking photos of GO Transit and UP Express trains? Here’s what you safely need to know before getting that favourite shot, including those piloting drones

Trains have fascinated us for more than 200 years. From multi-day travel to far flung destinations, to short commutes to work and back, the rails have commanded our attention. But these days, trains aren’t just for commuting. They serve as popular photography and video subjects for amateur and professional photographers and videographers, rail fans, and everyone in between. As part of Rail Safety Week (which … Continue reading Taking photos of GO Transit and UP Express trains? Here’s what you safely need to know before getting that favourite shot, including those piloting drones

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Flyover video takes you above construction at Cooksville GO Station – See your platform from a whole new angle

New drone footage gives customers, and the community, a rare bird’s eye view of important advances at the Milton Line GO train and bus stop. Things are looking up at Cooksville GO Station. At least when you look down. We have a new flyover video that offers a unique vantage point to see progress at Cooksville GO. The advances include a pedestrian bridge that will … Continue reading Flyover video takes you above construction at Cooksville GO Station – See your platform from a whole new angle

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A bridge so close – Drone footage shows expansion of the bridge over Centennial Parkway

Some things are more impressive from a bird’s eye view. Take a flight over work done on an important Hamilton rail bridge. Come fly with us. Recently, we brought you the story of the future of Confederation GO Station, including the project tender being announced. As part of that feature, we pointed out Metrolinx worked with CN – our rail partners and the corridor owners … Continue reading A bridge so close – Drone footage shows expansion of the bridge over Centennial Parkway