Oh no, it’s transit math – Solving the mystery of how Toronto’s Union Station platform numbers work

Wondering where Union Station’s Platform 1 and 2 are? And…wait a minute…why there’s no Platform 22 or 23? Passengers have long wondered why the numbers on the train platforms are, well, so unusual. There's reasoning, history and even math behind the numerals, and we’ll show you how it all adds up. Now boarding at Toronto’s … Continue reading Oh no, it’s transit math – Solving the mystery of how Toronto’s Union Station platform numbers work

Metrolinx teams up with Shoppers Drug Mart to bring everyday essentials to GO stations

GO Transit customers are seeing a new amenity at some stations - Shoppers Drug Mart vending machines. Scroll down to find out more.  A new partnership between Metrolinx and Shoppers Drug Mart is seeing essentials available for purchase at select GO stations.  GO customers are able to purchase everything from allergy relief products to lip … Continue reading Metrolinx teams up with Shoppers Drug Mart to bring everyday essentials to GO stations

Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton

Transit hubs change over time. The opening of the Hamilton GO Centre in 1996 meant the closing of the crowded Rebecca Street bus terminal, which had been in use for more than four decades. Today, Metrolinx News looks back at the heyday of the old station. The square photos were the first hint that these … Continue reading Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton

What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

The Hurontario light rail transit project made great strides in 2021 in Mississauga and Brampton and is moving full steam ahead in 2022. Metrolinx News breaks down the progress made and what’s to come this year. It’s a big year for transit in Peel Region as progress continues on the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) … Continue reading What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

Progress has been made at the Rutherford Road grade separation with the north side of the underpass now open to westbound traffic. As construction moves into the home stretch, customers will soon see the completion of the new road, pedestrian paths and more. Here’s the latest, and what’s to come for this Metrolinx project. The … Continue reading New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

You can’t create a light rail transit project without a whole lot of rail. Here’s what the delivery of 9,000 metres of rail line is adding up to for the Hurontario LRT project. The team behind the Hurontario (HuLRT) light rail transit project is going to great lengths lately to get the system on track. … Continue reading Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

Heritage platform at Toronto’s Union Station reopens following restoration work

Work continues at Union Station to transform the iconic transit hub for the future of GO transit service. On top of the new GO bus terminal and Bay Concourse, important platform work is on its way. Get the info on platform 3 construction and more plans for platform work at Union Station. One of the … Continue reading Heritage platform at Toronto’s Union Station reopens following restoration work

Toronto’s Finch West LRT line sees key advances – More to come in 2022       

There’s no slowdown for crews working on the Finch West Light Rail Transit route. Here’s a look at what happened over 2021 and a bit about what to expect in 2022. It’s been a busy time for Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line – and it’s powering up major work over the next … Continue reading Toronto’s Finch West LRT line sees key advances – More to come in 2022       

Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules due to COVID staff impacts – Allocating resources to provide consistent service across the network

As Omicron spreads into communities, Metrolinx mitigates temporary labour shortages with a reduced schedule. Here’s the latest impact. Metrolinx, like many other businesses, is experiencing rising levels of staff absenteeism due to the Omicron variant. Absenteeism levels vary by department and by the day, but frontline teams for the transit agency are now averaging 20 … Continue reading Metrolinx adjusts GO Transit schedules due to COVID staff impacts – Allocating resources to provide consistent service across the network

Some Lakeshore West GO train trips affected by Hurontario LRT construction

Hurontario LRT construction continues to move forward in Mississauga at Port Credit GO Station. The work will affect some Lakeshore West GO train service this month. Metrolinx News has the latest information GO customers. Lakeshore West GO train customers will need to check their schedules this month as construction on the Hurontario light rail transit … Continue reading Some Lakeshore West GO train trips affected by Hurontario LRT construction