Alstom and Metrolinx have signed a contract to upgrade and refurbish 94 BiLevel commuter rail cars for the GO Transit fleet in Ontario, Canada.
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The rail industry, as an innovator, is always looking ahead in pursuit of future technology. Menno van Limburg, EAM Director of Electrification at Metrolinx, details how the key to the operator’s plans for expanding services, lowering operating costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions could lie in updating a historical technology…
Invision AI, Thales and Metrolinx are building unique sensing and computing capabilities that provide enhanced situational awareness to existing rail systems and are capable of operating in severe winter conditions.
Helena Ashberry, the Network Program Sponsor for the GO Expansion Program at Metrolinx, explains that, by leveraging an existing network of over 400km of railway, the GO Expansion Program will unlock the potential of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GHTA) region.
Cable and electrification systems are vital components of railway networks that need maintaining and safeguarding in order to ensure that passenger and freight trains can operate efficiently. This In-Depth Focus covers developments in electrification projects, exploring: How medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway electrification systems; the importance…
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.
Toronto is investing $21.3 billion to transform the GO Rail network from a commuter transit system to a regional rapid transit system and the GO Rail expansion project is a key part of the transformation…
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have selected Toronto Tunnel Partners (TTP) as the preferred proponent to design, build and finance the Highway 401 rail tunnel project, in support of the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.