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    VIA Rail

    Saw this - new VIA HFR (study) funding? Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid as they ask MPs to OK new spending
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    VIA Rail

    Tender for some small upgrades to London VIA station.
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    Toronto | Oak & CO Condos | ?m | 25s | Cortel Group | Zeidler

    From today. First picture is looking north up Trafalgar Road, and the second is from the Dairy Queen parking lot.
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    Hurontario LRT | Metrolinx

    I am interplanetarily excited for this project to get underway. It’s a game changer for Mississauga .
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    Hurontario LRT | Metrolinx

    Looks like there is an online open house on Metrolinx Engage which will happen soon.
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    Metrolinx: Presto Fare Card

    I don’t know the answers to your questions, but next time you’re near an old PRESTO reader, hold your iPhone up to it. The PRESTO reader will activate your iPhone’s NFC reader and the iPhone will open the wallet app, in an attempt to “pay”. It won’t work, but interesting to see it almost working.
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    GO Transit: Construction Projects (Metrolinx, various)

    Lakeshore West still has a few, which don’t have any replacement plans such as Fourth Line, Cornwall, Clarkson Road, Lorne Park Road, Stavebank, Alexandra, Ogden, Haig, in Oakville and Mississauga alone.
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    GO Transit: Construction Projects (Metrolinx, various)

    Headed out to Bayview Junction this afternoon thanks to a tip from @crs1026. The project looks to be largely complete, after many years of work. All track is tied in, and the 3rd track has now been completely laid. Signals were positioned properly and were being tested. With all of this...
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    Toronto | Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre | ?m | 43s | Daniels | Rafael + Bigauskas

    I like how you subtly captured the future of Mississauga here with the Hurontario LRT median removal progress in the first picture.
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    GO Transit: Construction Projects (Metrolinx, various)

    That’s great news. Has the remaining 3rd track between laid? I know it hadn’t been a few weeks ago. Also, the 3rd platform at West Harbour is a mystery to me. Detailed design was completed in the fall, and it was supposed to be tendered in early winter. Wonder what’s up with it?
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    Orangeville-Brampton Railway (OBRY)

    I think the reason that the bluster about the railway closing died down was for sure industry related. It was made clear that the presence of a railway in Orangeville was absolutely needed for the industry to be retained. Now, I just hope that the "railway will stay open" message is announced...

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