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King Street Underpass at the Transit HUB
#31
I can't imagine them building all the steel/aluminum grid stuff only to leave it open, that would be so assine and almost pointless/useless as an actual shelter.
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#32
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(Yes, I know it used to have panels, that all burned off)
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#33
LOL, let's stick to glass, it's harder to burn.
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#34
Last day to cross the tracks at King! Closes tomorrow for the reconstruction.
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#35
CN brought in some track testing gear this morning, I presume related to the Go  / Park St work.



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#36
I'm told King and Park have been fully blocked now (no weekend pass throughs)
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#37
Crazy long detours now if you want to walk to Vincenzo's from downtown Kitchener. Oh well, short-term pain for long-term gain.
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#38
Maybe GRT could consider running a "Detour Bus" that would run for free and help out pedestrians?
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#39
Looking from Park street, some of the tracks are fenced off.  I had not noticed this before -- is this for overnight parking for GO?

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#40
Yes, that's the GO layover facility where the trains sleep. It's been there from the start of GO service.
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#41
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Some of the heavy equipment which is going to be used for the King Street Underpass.

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Track level has been raised.

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#42
Will the Go Train be out of commission at all while this is being worked on? I can't image they'd be able to keep functioning track work throughout the entire process, can they?
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#43
(09-26-2015, 06:53 PM)GtwoK Wrote: Will the Go Train be out of commission at all while this is being worked on? I can't image they'd be able to keep functioning track work throughout the entire process, can they?

I don’t believe GO service stopped for the Weber St. overpass work. There are also freight trains and interrupting that service is very expensive. I would expect only very brief interruptions.
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#44
(09-26-2015, 07:15 PM)ijmorlan Wrote:
(09-26-2015, 06:53 PM)GtwoK Wrote: Will the Go Train be out of commission at all while this is being worked on? I can't image they'd be able to keep functioning track work throughout the entire process, can they?

I don’t believe GO service stopped for the Weber St. overpass work. There are also freight trains and interrupting that service is very expensive. I would expect only very brief interruptions.

They were working out there on the tracks this afternoon.
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#45
(09-26-2015, 07:15 PM)ijmorlan Wrote:
(09-26-2015, 06:53 PM)GtwoK Wrote: Will the Go Train be out of commission at all while this is being worked on? I can't image they'd be able to keep functioning track work throughout the entire process, can they?

I don’t believe GO service stopped for the Weber St. overpass work. There are also freight trains and interrupting that service is very expensive. I would expect only very brief interruptions.

They'll be able to stage the work so the line remains open at all times; basically they'll dig half the space and erect half the bridge span, then move the rails onto it, then dig the other half and complete the span. Though likely a bit more complex than that.

They have the advantage of only having to keep the rail line open, while King is completely shut.
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