Santa Claus standing next to a GO Transit locomotive

Take GO Transit to Toronto Santa Claus Parade

GO Transit running special GO Train service on Milton & Kitchener Lines.  The Toronto Santa Claus Parade is coming up and GO Transit is prepared to get you there. Kids 12 and under always ride free on all GO Trains, GO Buses, and UP Express. With the 2022 Santa Claus Parade set for Sunday Nov. 20 in downtown Toronto, GO Transit is running special GO … Continue reading Take GO Transit to Toronto Santa Claus Parade

New underpass installed at Hurontario and QEW

After 55 hours of around the clock work, the Hazel McCallion Line has reached a new milestone. The progress continues in south Mississauga on the new Hazel McCallion Line (also known as the Hurontario LRT). A new underpass was installed at Hurontario Street and the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) The process involved using hydraulic jacks to push a large concrete structure, or “push box,” weighing … Continue reading New underpass installed at Hurontario and QEW

Progress on Davenport Diamond project

Huge strides on Davenport Diamond Guideway continue. Flyover video gives viewers a unique view. Metrolinx has made substantial progress on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. Crews continue to push forward to complete the necessary work on the bridges, underpasses and major components of the elevated guideway.  Now a new flyover video takes viewers high above the critical Barrie GO Line project. The Davenport Diamond Guideway … Continue reading Progress on Davenport Diamond project

Veterans ride free on GO Transit & UP Express for Remembrance Day

Current CAF members, companions and family of deceased veterans are also eligible to ride for free on Nov. 11. Remembrance Day is a solemn occasion across Canada, as veterans, their families, and members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) travel to participate in ceremonies across the province. On Nov. 11, Metrolinx is pleased to once again offer complimentary travel for veterans and current CAF members … Continue reading Veterans ride free on GO Transit & UP Express for Remembrance Day

New customer amenities now open at Agincourt GO Station

Opening of pedestrian tunnel, parking lot & full west platform shows GO Expansion progress. At Agincourt GO Station in Scarborough, three brand-new customer amenities have opened, marking major progress on station improvements. A new accessible pedestrian tunnel has opened, which will replace the existing at-grade pedestrian track-crossing at Marilyn Avenue for community members and GO users who need to cross between the east and west … Continue reading New customer amenities now open at Agincourt GO Station

Tentative deal reached – bus service to resume

Metrolinx and ATU Local 1587 reach tentative deal. GO Bus service resumes Saturday Nov. 12. Metrolinx is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with ATU Local 1587, the union representing GO Transit bus drivers, GO stations attendants, maintenance personnel, transit safety and some office staff. The transit agency will resume the full bus schedule Saturday, Nov. 12. Please note there will be no buses … Continue reading Tentative deal reached – bus service to resume

ShopEglinton2Win Launches for Eglinton Avenue businesses & shoppers

New contest launches encouraging shopping along Eglinton Avenue. Metrolinx is partnering with ShopLocal2Win to encourage people to shop along Eglinton Avenue. From Nov. 7 until Dec. 18, 2022, Eglinton Avenue shoppers and businesses will have a chance to win cash with every purchase of $15 or more. How does it work? For six weeks, there will be weekly draws for $1,000. To participate, upload your … Continue reading ShopEglinton2Win Launches for Eglinton Avenue businesses & shoppers

Schedule changes on Lakeshore East & Stouffville Lines in November

Weekend construction is necessary for important track and signal work. As Metrolinx continues to expand and improve the region’s transit network, weekend construction is needed to get the job done. To accommodate this work, on the weekends of Nov. 12 and 13 as well as Nov. 26 and 27, GO Train service on the Lakeshore East Line will be reduced to hourly and there will … Continue reading Schedule changes on Lakeshore East & Stouffville Lines in November

Innovative canopy lift at Eglinton GO takes project to new heights

New video shows first time a pre-built platform canopy getting hoisted into place at GO station. On a Friday night in September, an empty platform at Eglinton GO Station was transformed. The east Toronto station saw an innovative construction technique used by its contractor – Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. – to install a canopy structure over the station’s south platform over the course of 24 hours. … Continue reading Innovative canopy lift at Eglinton GO takes project to new heights

Learn about Barrie GO Line expansion at next virtual open house

Metrolinx posting digital update on double tracking later this month. Register to post questions. Barrie GO Expansion is already underway and will allow for a second set of tracks during future construction.  This project covers Barrie GO Line improvements between King Street West to the south and just north of Finch Avenue West.  The virtual open house presentation will focus on zone 2 (approximately from … Continue reading Learn about Barrie GO Line expansion at next virtual open house