Edmonton, the provincial capital of Alberta, finally welcomed its first passengers on the much-delayed Phase One of the Valley LRT project, on Saturday, Nov. 4. The eight-mile Valley Line Southeast is notable
Author: John Thompson
Major changes were announced Nov. 16 to the Metrolinx/Hamiltion Street Railway light rail project that could save well over C$100 million of the project’s cost.
A survivor of Canadian Pacific’s once vast marine operations has received a new home in Kingston, Ontario. The ship is the SS Keewatin, built in 1907, making it one of the oldest
The latest information from the GTHA (Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area) shows progress on the Ontario Line and TTC Yonge North extension, but troubles for the Kitchener-Waterloo extension and Eglinton Crosstown LRTs Ontario Line
Work is essentially complete on repairing several defective supporting piers on Stage 1 of Edmonton’s new Valley LRT Line.
The much-delayed Edmonton Southeast Valley LRT Line project in Edmonton, Alberta has suffered a major construction delay that will likely delay its public opening to an indefinite date in 2023, well past the most recent tentative date of July 29, 2022.
RAILWAY AGE, AUGUST 2022 ISSUE: Despite a few bumps in the road, Metrolinx is making progress on four light rail transit projects in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area.
Work is progressing on the two extensions to Ottawa, Ontario’s crosstown Confederation LRT Line, opened in 2019. A third major rail transit project currently under way in the Ottawa area is extending and upgrading the DMU Trillium Line. Scheduled for completion in 2023, this improvement should significantly boost ridership.
ONxpress Transportation Partners (ONTP) has been identified by Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx as the First Negotiations Proponent to design, build, operate and maintain GO Transit’s 25-year Rail Expansion Program in the Greater Toronto Area. The project would involve transforming much of GO’s network into a system that will ultimately offer bidirectional all-day service.
Work is progressing fairly satisfactorily on Edmonton, Alberta’s eight-mile Valley Line LRT, the city’s first low-floor operation. Meanwhile, LRV deliveries to major LRT projects in Ontario are proceeding more or less on schedule.