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

Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

As the busiest transit hub in Canada, Union Station is used to playing host to more than – prior to COVID-19 – 300,000 daily visitors. Serving those travelers is about to get easier, as Bay Concourse is now open, thanks to a project led by the City of Toronto, in partnership with Metrolinx. We break … Continue reading Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

All day GO train service coming to Hamilton this summer

Metrolinx is adding new GO train service and bringing back even more. The big winners? Hamilton residents. Get all the Steeltown transit details below. Transit history is being made in Hamilton.   With the province recently entering Step 3 of reopening, Metrolinx is bringing back more GO service and adding new trips. Starting Aug. 7, Metrolinx is launching … Continue reading All day GO train service coming to Hamilton this summer

Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

With the province now in Step Three of reopening, Metrolinx is offering customers more flexibility to get on the GO this summer by bringing back services and adding new ones. Metrolinx is increasing rail service starting Aug. 7 as riders continue to return to transit.  The changes will offer more flexibility in scheduling and planning trips for customers heading back to work, while using GO to also reconnect with friends and family, as well as attend sporting events and concerts.   The news includes the announcement of all-day, hourly … Continue reading Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

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

York University GO Station closes to make way for Barrie Line expansion

Metrolinx is paving the way for two way, all day electrified service on the Barrie line, expanding the corridor and adding new tracks to improve access and convenience for customers. But saying hello to more GO service means saying goodbye to the underused York University GO Station. Here’s why its closure is needed, and how … Continue reading York University GO Station closes to make way for Barrie Line expansion

From branded face coverings to Mini GO Bear plush toys Metrolinx opens new online shop for transit fans and customers

The transit agency has created a virtual store offering merchandise and apparel showcasing the brands of Metrolinx, GO Transit, UP Express, and PRESTO. Here’s what you need to know to grab a virtual basket at The Metrolinx Shop. Metrolinx is launching a new online shop today (July 19). Branded merchandise is more popular than ever … Continue reading From branded face coverings to Mini GO Bear plush toys Metrolinx opens new online shop for transit fans and customers

Tornado and severe weather impacts Barrie GO train service

High winds and hail that damaged structures and vehicles today (July 15) in Barrie has also impacted GO Transit. Here’s the latest. (July 15 – 5:45 p.m.) Update: Barrie Police have opened access to Barrie South GO Station and GO service can now access the station. Crews have also cleared the tracks from downed trees … Continue reading Tornado and severe weather impacts Barrie GO train service

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