Getting on board – Metrolinx launches new signage pilot program to make catching your train even easier

Starting Thursday, March 4, customers at Mimico and Danforth GO stations will notice new colourful platform signs that will make it easier to know where to stand regardless of what length of train rolls in. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Metrolinx has made many adjustments to its GO train services - but one of the most noticeable for customers has been the length of trains.   While using fewer coaches … Continue reading Getting on board – Metrolinx launches new signage pilot program to make catching your train even easier

Bloomington GO Station sees first test vehicles roll in

Signature green trains and a bus have pulled into the emerging Bloomington GO Station for the first time – signalling one of the last phases of construction. Before the first passengers embark on their journeys, the operations and construction teams work together, testing and commissioning all aspects of the station from the track to the … Continue reading Bloomington GO Station sees first test vehicles roll in

Improvements at Port Credit GO shine a light on the varied projects Metrolinx is working to complete

Three different projects currently underway in and around Port Credit GO will catch the eye of south Mississauga residents and transit customers alike. Construction for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, accessibility upgrades at the GO Station and major track work – highlight the various construction projects Metrolinx is embarking on to better serve … Continue reading Improvements at Port Credit GO shine a light on the varied projects Metrolinx is working to complete

Metrolinx COVID update for Feb. 26, 2021 – No new staff cases in past two weeks

Since the pandemic began in March 2020, Metrolinx has kept customers and communities updated when it comes to both the efforts to limit the spread of the virus and the number of staff who have tested positive for COVID, including any efforts to support public health officials in contact tracing. For the second week in … Continue reading Metrolinx COVID update for Feb. 26, 2021 – No new staff cases in past two weeks

COVID-19 update – Passenger aboard GO Transit Barrie train trips tests positive for COVID ‘variant of concern’

Since the pandemic began in March 2020, Metrolinx has kept customers and communities updated when it comes to both the efforts to limit the spread of the virus and the number of staff who have tested positive for COVID, including any outbreaks. This latest update includes information about a GO train customer who has tested … Continue reading COVID-19 update – Passenger aboard GO Transit Barrie train trips tests positive for COVID ‘variant of concern’

As the old Agincourt Station comes down: A new chapter about to be written for important Scarborough transit stop

One of Toronto’s oldest neighborhoods is about to become home to one of the newest stations on the GO network. Agincourt’s railway history dates back to the 19th century. Station buildings have come and gone, like the residents themselves. Now after nearly 40 years of GO service, it’s getting an upgraded station. Through the eyes … Continue reading As the old Agincourt Station comes down: A new chapter about to be written for important Scarborough transit stop

Agincourt GO Station demolition begins – See the first images

To make way for something better, the old Agincourt GO Station is coming down. We have a couple of initial images of that impressive work starting at the Scarborough transit stop. It’s the beginning of the end for the old Agincourt GO Station, as wrecking crews have moved in to demolish the building to make … Continue reading Agincourt GO Station demolition begins – See the first images

Nemesis to a mighty GO train? How squirrels and the rest of nature challenge experts who keep transit running on time

GO Transit service boasts bragging rights when it comes to on-time performance. But you may be surprised how nature looks to test and vex the women and men who keep trains, even beyond GO Transit, rolling along. Mother nature is not always such an easy rider. It’s often the meddlesome, invasive, trying, out-of-the-blue, what-the-heck, who-saw-that-coming … Continue reading Nemesis to a mighty GO train? How squirrels and the rest of nature challenge experts who keep transit running on time

More transfer-free rides – Other changes coming to some GO Transit bus routes

Upcoming service changes will see adjustments to most weekday trips on bus routes serving Hwy. 407. GO Transit will be combining most weekday trips on some east-west routes to give customers more transfer-free rides across the region. Here are the details. Schedule improvements are in the works for some GO Transit bus routes.  Starting Feb. 13, Metrolinx is adjusting various east-west bus schedules to offer more transfer-free rides across the region, … Continue reading More transfer-free rides – Other changes coming to some GO Transit bus routes

Crane away – Latest Crosstown images show new glass doors at Science Centre stop as well as gantry crane removed from Avenue Station

Progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project continues with some interesting images, that include what’s been added as well as taken away – including machines to make ice vanish. Usually, we show you progress on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project by pointing out what’s been added. But we’ll start … Continue reading Crane away – Latest Crosstown images show new glass doors at Science Centre stop as well as gantry crane removed from Avenue Station