Canada's Rail Enthusiasts


Rail Fans Canada is dedicated to the exploration and discovery of rail public transit across Canada. Our platform provides a wealth of engaging content, from captivating photos and informative videos and articles, all designed to take our viewers and readers along for the ride. Join us in our journey as we interview the experts to bring you first-hand knowledge and informed-based commentary on rail transit in Canada. Whether you're a lifelong rail enthusiast or simply curious about Canada's impressive transit systems, Rail Fans Canada is the perfect destination for discovering and learning about the history, operations, and latest developments in rail transit.

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March 22, 2024

Increased GO service will help customers get to historic solar eclipse and Blue Jays home opener (April 8, 2024)

Metrolinx is running extra GO service on some lines on April 8 to help customers get to a variety of major events going on across the region safely and affordably.In Hamilton and Niagara, a total solar eclipse is expected to draw a large crowd to see this once in a…
February 29, 2024

Light Rail Sub-Committee receives progress update on Stage 2 LRT

The City's Light Rail Sub-Committee received a progress update today on the O-Train extension project.On the O-Train East extension, track installation is complete and overhead catenary system work is nearing completion. Construction on stations and pedestrian bridges is ongoing. Testing began earlier this week when the first Alstom Citadis train…
February 26, 2024

O-Train East Extension Train Testing Begins

The purpose of this memo is to provide the Mayor and Members of Council with notification of an important milestone achieved on the Stage 2 O-Train East Extension.The O-Train East Extension will extend OC Transpo's rail network east from Blair Station to Trim Road. It will add 12.5 kilometres of…
February 13, 2024

Major milestone for blue line extension: Contract awarded for train control system

Today, the Blue line extension project office awarded the contract for the line's new train control system. The adoption of a communications-based train control (CBTC) system, which is already used by the vast majority of subway network operators around the world, is an opportunity to modernize the Montréal métro's train…