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20160622. An aerial view of Toronto Union Station’s historic exposed train shed steel structure.

20160622. An aerial view of Toronto Union Station's historic expProgress on the train shed has stalled as the future electrification of Go Transit trains will require either modifying the overhead wiring system to fit under the shed, lowering the floor or raising the roof with the latter being the worst case scenario as it involves considerable cost and harming the historic steel structure.

20141231. This grade-separated track replaces the railway junction after which Toronto’s Junction hood is named.

20141231_5667-2_1600x1065Now that trains no longer need to wait to cross the junction, GO Transit regional commuter trains as well as the soon to be implemented Union Station – Pearson International Airport Express train will run faster with more efficient scheduling.