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Hydrogen Powered Trains Attracting Attention World-Wide

Alstom's pilot hydrail train on a test track in Germany
December 5, 2017 5:12 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Canada, especially Ontario, should be a leader, not a follower, in using hydrogen fuel cells to operate trains. That was a key message during the recent Metrolinx symposium, "Hydrail in ... read more

Metrolinx Releases RFP to Study Hydrogen-Powered GO Trains

Map of proposed infrastructure associated with electrification of the GO network
September 15, 2017 4:10 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Today, September 15, Metrolinx issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for what it calls "Bi-Level Electric Multiple Unit Concept Design Services". In a press release, the Ontario Government describes ... read more

West Toronto Railpath Extension Inching Closer to Reality

West Toronto Railpath Extension, City of Toronto, Metrolinx, Toronto
August 1, 2017 12:11 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
The West Toronto Railpath southeast extension is inching closer to reality, as a recent update on the City of Toronto's website details the progress that has been made, and the work to come. read more

Union and Other GO Stations to be Enhanced for RER Service

Ontario Government announces improvements to Union Station and other GO stations
July 28, 2017 2:55 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have announced key milestones for two major projects to improve commuting by GO Transit passengers. Ontario's Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca and ... read more

Ontario Considering Fuel Cells to Electrify GO trains

Ontario Government announces electrification transit assessment process
June 16, 2017 10:53 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Ontario's Minister of Transportation, Stephen Del Duca, delivered some electrifying news at a media event yesterday. The minster told a gathering of reporters at GO Transit's Willowbrook ... read more