Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

There’s lots of summer events & year-round destinations to see across the future Ontario Line route. With summer in full swing, there are many community events of all sizes opening across the city. Notably, Exhibition Place is back with a busy schedule of long-awaited events, including the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), the region’s most well-known end of summer celebration that runs from Aug. 19 to … Continue reading Summer events along the future route of the Ontario Line

Second tunnel starts as Rexy joins Renny in tunnelling the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Last week, Metrolinx reached another milestone for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension with the second tunnel boring machine (known as Rexy) starting the journey from Renforth Drive to Scarlett Road. Metrolinx News has the latest on Rexy and Renny’s progress, including video of the first few moments of digging. The second tunnel for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension is now underway.   Tunnelling on the project … Continue reading Second tunnel starts as Rexy joins Renny in tunnelling the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Staying safe while building the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension – How tunnel boring machines can protect workers in an emergency

Tunnel boring machines are massive pieces of equipment, built for digging large tunnels through soil and rock. But did you know they can also protect workers during an emergency? Metrolinx News has the full story. Tunnelling on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension started this past spring, with the first of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) beginning the over six kilometre journey from Renforth Drive to … Continue reading Staying safe while building the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension – How tunnel boring machines can protect workers in an emergency

Part of Eglinton to be realigned for Scarborough Subway work

Metrolinx keeps people moving at Eglinton & Midland during Scarborough Subway Extension construction As construction continues for the Scarborough Subway Extension, a corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Avenue is being transformed to keep traffic, pedestrians and cyclists moving. Construction has been underway since spring 2021 to extend the TTC’s Line 2 subway further north into Scarborough, with three new subway stations. As crews … Continue reading Part of Eglinton to be realigned for Scarborough Subway work

Finch West LRT – drone flyover video and spring progress recap

Crews made significant progress on the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) line throughout spring 2022, including vehicle testing work, installation of tracks and other key railway infrastructure and the final electrical substation delivery. Metrolinx News is here to recap these exciting developments that show just how far this landmark transit project has come. Spring was a busy season for the Finch West LRT. Located … Continue reading Finch West LRT – drone flyover video and spring progress recap

Hurontario LRT update – work progresses near Port Credit GO

Crews for the Hurontario LRT project are working to connect a creek near Port Credit GO Station. Improvements are ramping up on the southern end of the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project (also known as the Hazel McCallion LRT).  This includes work on a 100-year-old creek in Mississauga, named after local pioneer Mary Fix.   This creek plays an important role in the city’s water … Continue reading Hurontario LRT update – work progresses near Port Credit GO

Another round of work kicks off on the Kitchener Line that will see an upgraded Bloor GO Station and West Toronto Railpath

More work is happening on the Kitchener Line that will help bring two-way, all-day service from Toronto’s Union Station to Kitchener GO Station. The latest round of improvements includes upgrades to Bloor GO Station and the West Toronto Railpath that will improve customer experience and increase access and connections in the community.   Transforming the Kitchener Line into a two-way, all-day rapid transit line is a … Continue reading Another round of work kicks off on the Kitchener Line that will see an upgraded Bloor GO Station and West Toronto Railpath

‘On De Road Again’ – Metrolinx is gearing up to celebrate the return of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 

After two years of pandemic life, Metrolinx is once again ready bring thousands of customers to Exhibition Place, the starting point of North America’s largest celebration of diversity and freedom. See the renderings of this year’s brand-new bus wrap design and learn how Metrolinx is making it easier for customers to get to the Grande Parade.  It’s the return of Toronto’s biggest celebration of Caribbean … Continue reading ‘On De Road Again’ – Metrolinx is gearing up to celebrate the return of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 

New video shows how Metrolinx is building the Hamilton LRT

Talking about construction is one thing – but seeing it is a whole other story. In a newly released video, Metrolinx shows how the different phases of construction will work when shovels hit the ground for the Hamilton LRT. Design and preliminary works are ramping up on the Hamilton light rail transit (LRT) line to get everything ready for when construction starts. But what exactly … Continue reading New video shows how Metrolinx is building the Hamilton LRT

Metrolinx News explains: Why are there no express GO Trains right now?

It is one of GO Transit’s most frequently asked customer questions: what happened to express trains and when are they coming back? The answer to that depends on what GO Train line you use. Let’s find out why. Express lanes, express buses, express trains – people like services that get them there faster. GO Transit customers are no exception. Throughout the pandemic, Metrolinx adjusted GO … Continue reading Metrolinx News explains: Why are there no express GO Trains right now?