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Metrolinx Staff Give Stamp of Approval to Street-Level Light Rail

2 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Metrolinx staff are recommending that the provincially-controlled regional transit agency move ahead with construction on all three street-level light rail lines endorsed by city council earlier this year, according to a report released earlier today ahead of an April 25th meeting of the Metrolinx board. Under the proposed timeline, Eglinton Avenue, Sheppard Avenue East, and [...]
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CN sells two Toronto region rail lines to Metrolinx

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Railway Technology (2 years ago)

Canadian National Railway (CN) has sold two rail line segments in the Toronto region to Metrolinx, the provincial agency that operates GO Transit for C$310.5m ($311.7m). Read Post

Metrolinx Staff Recommends Electrification

Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (4 years ago)

Staff at Metronlinx, Toronto's regional transportation agency, are recommending that the Lakeshore and Georgetown GO lines, the system's busiest, be outfitted for electric trains—a move they say would bring down rail commute times a... Read Post

Council Approves Light Rail Plan

Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (2 years ago)

Approved earlier in principle, now approved in final detail, today's vote cements the plan to build four new light rail lines in Toronto. City council has approved the master agreement with the provincial government to build four li... Read Post


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