See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

And so it begins. The first light rail vehicle has arrived at the Maintenance and Storage Facility, and we have the first images of that Toronto debut. Now that’s a big delivery. The Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) has welcomed the arrival of the first Alstom light rail vehicle (LRV) from the Alstom … Continue reading See the first light rail vehicle arrive at Finch West Maintenance and Storage Facility

These six major transit connections will expand travel options on the Yonge North Subway Extension

It’s all about making those connections. Along with local TTC and York Region Transit bus routes, we thought we’d look at the six major existing and future transit lines that will make it faster and more convenient to travel around Toronto, York Region and beyond, thanks to the Yonge North Subway Extension. A truly great … Continue reading These six major transit connections will expand travel options on the Yonge North Subway Extension

Artist turns GO bus into his canvas to celebrate history and Toronto Caribbean Carnival

A bright and colourful GO Bus will soon hit the roads. Metrolinx has an ongoing partnership with the Toronto Caribbean Carnival and together they’re unveiling a bus wrap to commemorate Emancipation Day in Canada. See the renderings below from a renown Toronto artist who turned a GO bus into a vibrant work of art to … Continue reading Artist turns GO bus into his canvas to celebrate history and Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Port Credit GO sees major advancements for train station accessibility

Port Credit is seeing upgrades to help passengers on their GO journeys – including those just returning to regular transit after more than a year away. Here’s what’s in store for riders. After almost a year of work, major construction to enhance accessibility and safety features has reached the finish line at Port Credit GO … Continue reading Port Credit GO sees major advancements for train station accessibility

Stouffville GO line sees significant changes

Metrolinx construction is preparing the line for frequent two-way, all-day service. Let’s bring you up to speed on what’s different along the line and where it’s all leading. If you live anywhere along the Stouffville rail corridor, you may have seen various Metrolinx construction notices and sites and wondered what was happening. Work is underway … Continue reading Stouffville GO line sees significant changes

Clark Station to be included as fourth stop on Yonge North Subway Extension

Clark Station will make the regional transit network stronger by connecting more neighbourhoods to the Line 1 subway and creating an easy transfer to York Region’s Viva Orange bus rapid transit service. Learn more about what makes Clark Station a smart addition to this vital transit project. Metrolinx has reached an important milestone on the … Continue reading Clark Station to be included as fourth stop on Yonge North Subway Extension

Soccer fans expected to flock back to GO Transit during first local Toronto FC game since pandemic

In another indication the province is moving beyond COVID-19, professional soccer returns this weekend at the BMO Field, located at Toronto’s Exhibition Place. Here’s how GO Transit is helping fans get to the game, and some reminders as riders head out on Saturday (July 17). Paused during the pandemic, one of summer’s most anticipated sporting events is making a long-awaited return to the city: Toronto FC’s announced first home match this season at BMO Field.  That means plenty … Continue reading Soccer fans expected to flock back to GO Transit during first local Toronto FC game since pandemic

While COVID kept most transit riders at home much changed on GO Transit

As the pandemic restrictions slowly and cautiously get lifted and new routines created, transit riders are gradually – sometimes timidly - returning to GO Transit and UP Express. Even long-time customers are discovering they might need a refresher as much changed in so many ways while they were away. Here, Anne Marie Aikins, head of … Continue reading While COVID kept most transit riders at home much changed on GO Transit

Major construction for Hurontario LRT project is coming to Brampton

What’s happening in Brampton as the HuLRT project continues to make progress? We have the answers, including what the drilling is all about and how Hurontario Street will actually grow wider. Get ready Brampton. Major construction for the Hurontario light rail transit (HuLRT) is set to start along the city’s portion of Hurontario Street later … Continue reading Major construction for Hurontario LRT project is coming to Brampton