Double tracking and station upgrades coming to expanding Barrie GO Line

Expanding GO Train service along the Barrie Line is on track as construction starts at Maple and King City GO Stations, and work gets underway to install a second set of tracks. Increased two-way, all-day service every 15 minutes is coming – read on for more information about improvements for the Barrie Line. From upgrading stations to adding more track, there’s a lot happening along … Continue reading Double tracking and station upgrades coming to expanding Barrie GO Line

Metrolinx opens new Rutherford GO parking structure – Check out new photos and video

The Rutherford GO parking structure is now open. Customers and the community have watched the structure rise from the ground, now it’s time to look inside. Check out the photos and video of this new GO Transit amenity in Vaughan. A brand-new parking structure in Vaughan is open for customers at Rutherford GO Station. With approximately 1,200 net new covered parking spots and 100 spots … Continue reading Metrolinx opens new Rutherford GO parking structure – Check out new photos and video

Construction starts at Bradford GO Station

Metrolinx is making improvements at the Bradford GO Station – one of the Barrie GO Line’s busiest stations. The first phase of the project has kicked off and will bring improved parking, station access, are more. Here’s a look at the changes in store for Bradford GO. Construction is officially underway at Bradford GO Station to improve the parking lot and bus-loop. As part of … Continue reading Construction starts at Bradford GO Station

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See video of new Rutherford GO Station building

Customers can now access the new station building at Rutherford GO while crews continue to make major upgrades to the station. The new building offers modern amenities and Metrolinx shares a virtual welcome tour in the latest video and photos. Rutherford GO Station has gotten a substantial upgrade and is now available to customers. The Barrie Line GO Transit stop is undergoing a lot of … Continue reading See video of new Rutherford GO Station building

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Lakeshore West and Barrie weekend GO train service affected by construction projects

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Nov. 20-21) on the Lakeshore West and Barrie GO Lines. The work means there will be no Lakeshore West train service between Oakville and Union Station for the majority of the weekend – but there are some special Lakeshore West trains running Saturday evening.  Metrolinx News is giving GO customers a heads up about the temporary schedule changes and … Continue reading Lakeshore West and Barrie weekend GO train service affected by construction projects

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Davenport Diamond Guideway project reaches major milestone in new time lapse video

Crews on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project recently installed the first set of steel girders on the project.  These girders play a key role as they form the bridge that will allow Barrie GO trains to travel above the CP Rail tracks. A new time lapse video takes you behind the scenes for the impressive lift of the girders. The Davenport Diamond Guideway project is … Continue reading Davenport Diamond Guideway project reaches major milestone in new time lapse video

Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Road closures are a pain, but the construction they allow lead to significant gains. Here’s why a weekend closure is planned for Rutherford Road and what it means for GO customers and drivers. People planning to use Rutherford Road this coming weekend (Oct. 22-25), might need to change their plans a bit. At least if you’re looking to use the section between Westburne Drive and … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction

October is a busy month for construction on the GO Transit network. This work will impact some GO train and bus customers. Here are all the details so people can plan ahead. Think of this as a roadmap for navigating GO train construction work in October. While GO remains ready to move people across the region, whether it’s to a Toronto FC game, the return … Continue reading Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction

GO Expansion progress along the Barrie Line well on its way

The Barrie GO Line is being prepared to support future two-way, all-day GO service. Here’s some more information on what’s going on along the Barrie Line, and how it’s paving the way for GO Expansion. The Barrie GO Line is well on its way to becoming a key part of the rapid transit network that Metrolinx is developing to connect communities across the region. Over … Continue reading GO Expansion progress along the Barrie Line well on its way

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New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality

The province and City of Toronto have signed a revised agreement in principle for the SmartTrack Stations program, launching the procurement process for four new GO stations around Toronto. A fifth station, East Harbour will be delivered through a transit-oriented community process. Today (Aug. 17), the province of Ontario and City of Toronto announced the signing of a revised agreement in principle (AIP), finalizing the … Continue reading New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality