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January 15, 2013

Toronto campaign seeks to lessen commute time

Officials believe Metrolinx’s The Big Move can cut 32 minutes from the average commute.


December 24, 2012

Metrolinx/GO Transit extends Bombardier contract

Has provided fleet maintenance services to GO Transit since 1997 and operations since 2008 and has also supplied more than 600 Bombardier BiLevel rail coaches that make up the transit authority's commuter rail fleet.


December 20, 2012

Stertil-Koni delivers GO Transit lifts

In fulfilling the contract, Stertil-Koni ‘s distributor serving the eastern region of Canada, Novaquip, delivered seven sets of the Stertil-Koni EARHTLIFT (consisting of six mobile columns per set) and nine in-ground piston lifts.


October 24, 2012

HDR joint venture wins Toronto design contract

The station is part of the city's Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown Light Rail Transit system, a project that will connect riders from Black Creek Drive to Scarborough City Center.


October 4, 2012

TTC, Metrolinx reach operating agreement

TTC will operate the four Toronto LRT lines under contract with Metrolinx, while Metrolinx's private sector partner maintains the assets.


August 15, 2012

Wabtec to repower Toronto’s Metrolinx for $45M

The 11 locomotives, originally built by MotivePower about five years ago, will be equipped with new engines and propulsion systems that meet significantly higher environmental standards.


May 30, 2012

CN union members reach agreement

At one point during negotiations, the strike threatened to halt commuter and intercity passenger services, since CN shares line with passenger carriers in several Canadian provinces.


April 17, 2012

GO Transit to deploy INIT fleet management system

Includes an intermodal CAD/AVL system, on-board mobile data terminals, automatic passenger counting technology, next stop announcements, in-vehicle variable message signs, real-time vehicle diagnostics; and interfaces to existing destination signs; bike rack sensors, and wheelchair lift sensors.


March 28, 2012

CN sells rail line segments to Canada's Metrolinx

GO Transit's Richmond Hill commuter rail service operates over a portion of CN's Bala Subdivision. Metrolinx is acquiring a segment of the subdivision as well as a segment of CN's Oakville Subdivision.


December 20, 2011

Toronto's Metrolinx to add 6 DMUs

The contract price is $22 million for six DMUs and will be for the middle flat-nosed "C-Car", which connects both ends of the slanted nose "A-Cars."


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