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Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

We have a good view of the HuLRT’s Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility – drone images capturing the building that will be home base for the sophisticated light rail vehicles. Let’s take off and show you. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project continues to make impressive progress along the Hurontario Street corridor – with its central vehicle building taking shape. The future Operations, Maintenance … Continue reading Hover above Hurontario light rail transit to see main vehicle facility

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Thorncliffe Park residents tour maintenance and storage facilities in Toronto neighbourhoods

Maintenance and storage facilities are essential to keeping transit vehicles clean and working properly. There are many of these facilities across Toronto where vehicles are either housed, maintained or both. Metrolinx recently organized bus tours for community members from Thorncliffe Park to visit a number of these facilities, showing them how each fits within its surrounding – and thriving – neighbourhood. Participants also learned more … Continue reading Thorncliffe Park residents tour maintenance and storage facilities in Toronto neighbourhoods

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Finch West LRT project sees track and electrical milestones for Toronto route

The Finch West light rail transit route has checked off key advances that literally put it on track for important vehicle testing to come later this year, including track work and needed elements for the maintenance and storage facility. Let’s take a run to explore how far teams have come. Crews toiling away on the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project have reason to … Continue reading Finch West LRT project sees track and electrical milestones for Toronto route

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East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility

The train maintenance and storage facility,a critical component of the Ontario Line, will be built on a 175,000-square metre site. Once completed, it will become the central location for the upkeep, repair and resting place for the subway trains, when they’re not busy helping move people around Toronto.   After several months of study and assessment, Metrolinx has selected a location for the Ontario Line … Continue reading East York site selected for Ontario Line maintenance and storage facility