Eglinton Crosstown on track for major milestone

Crews will have installed 10 kilometres of track on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project by December 2018 Laying the track for the Eglinton Crosstown’s future success isn’t easy. Just ask those behind the largest transit expansion in Toronto’s history. Florin Merauta, chief of railway systems for Metrolinx, said it is a major undertaking involving 47 kilometres of track that will take about three years to … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown on track for major milestone

GO Transit’s newest fleet member is the first of its kind

For the first time in more than three years, GO Transit is welcoming a brand new addition to its fleet of locomotives. While ‘GO 668’ looks similar to other engines in the fleet, featuring the classic green and white colouring, the fresh coat of paint isn’t the only thing “green” about it. It is GO’s first Tier 4 AC locomotive to arrive after rolling off … Continue reading GO Transit’s newest fleet member is the first of its kind

Metrolinx Board Meeting – Dec 2017

Our Board of Directors held their final meeting for 2017 today. President and CEO Phil Verster opened the public session of the meeting by commending Transit Safety Officers Caleb Hannah, Steve Cauwenbergs, William Ng and Acting Sgt. Devon Spiers for their bravery and professionalism in dealing with a security incident last night at Rouge Hill GO Station after a station attendant on duty reported a … Continue reading Metrolinx Board Meeting – Dec 2017

Transit Procurement Initiative

We hit a milestone a couple of weeks ago that’s worth noting. With no shovels hitting the ground, funding announced or ribbon cut, this particular announcement may have flown a little under the radar. But the fact that, to date, our Transit Procurement Initiative (we call it TPI) has facilitated the purchase of over 1,000 transit buses for municipalities across Ontario, helps illustrate the central … Continue reading Transit Procurement Initiative