Digging under to move ahead – Highway 401/409 tunnel project begins

Dirt and rock will be removed – a metre at a time - just below one of the country’s busiest highway interchanges. The tunnelling project will tap into new technology, with the intent of helping to provide two-way, all day GO service on the Kitchener line. To bring more service to GO Transit customers, crews … Continue reading Digging under to move ahead – Highway 401/409 tunnel project begins

And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

In a feat of strength and logistics, an important but formidable piece of a new elevated park is put in its proper place. Think about Toronto’s downtown. Now consider two humpback whales suspended in midair above the rail corridor that help thousands of people cross the city’s busiest tracks each day. And suspend them there … Continue reading And you think your workload is heavy – See the moment a giant truss is suspended over Union Station’s busy rail corridor

Union Station Update – ‘A better way’ to get to the TTC and a sign of progress in station’s transformation

Things get a little more straight forward for customers travelling between GO’s York Concourse, the Union Pearson Express terminal and the TTC subway station. Starting July 7, a new glass-covered, underground path running below Front Street will open and change the way thousands of customers access the TTC. Here’s a handy guide on how to … Continue reading Union Station Update – ‘A better way’ to get to the TTC and a sign of progress in station’s transformation

Trains they are a changin’ – for Barrie, Stouffville and Lakeshore West GO customers

Starting June 29, we’re bringing more GO train options to get you where you want to go, when you want to go there. Here’s everything you need to know. Summer is in full swing and GO Transit is giving their customers even more ways to take transit to their favourite destinations. This includes extended weekend … Continue reading Trains they are a changin’ – for Barrie, Stouffville and Lakeshore West GO customers

Guildwood GO station upgrades bring bounty of benefits to the community

Metrolinx leaders and community members gather to mark the rebirth of Guildwood GO station on the Lakeshore East Line. Guildwood GO has come a long way since the year Star Wars premiered and the Space Shuttle first took flight. Today (June 19) Metrolinx celebrates one of the oldest stations on the GO Network, as well … Continue reading Guildwood GO station upgrades bring bounty of benefits to the community

(Infographic) Beyond Elvis and $1.25 movie tickets – tracking the evolution of GO trains

Happy birthday to us, as GO Transit celebrates 52 years operating in Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe Region. Today we want to look back at the scrapbook of engines that took us this far. They’re symbols of our constant updating as well as reminders we continue to improve with age. Imagine, every few years, being able to … Continue reading (Infographic) Beyond Elvis and $1.25 movie tickets – tracking the evolution of GO trains

No illusion – Magician Greg Frewin reveals Niagara Falls spectacles GO customers need to unlock

As Niagara Falls weekend GO service returns to take customers to and from the famous tourist destination, the area’s best known performer-in-residence – and one of the world’s most accomplished magicians – explains why the Falls have him locked up tight. Greg Frewin has pulled off one of the most elaborate feats in the history … Continue reading No illusion – Magician Greg Frewin reveals Niagara Falls spectacles GO customers need to unlock

Whitby Metrolinx Town Hall crowd hears of options to extend GO services to beyond Oshawa

Local residents and community members gathered to ask questions and find out more about transit plans in Durham – including Bowmanville. Every seat was full. That's how packed it was inside the room at the Abilities Centre in Whitby on May 2 as Metrolinx hosted another one of its popular community town halls. From Lakeshore … Continue reading Whitby Metrolinx Town Hall crowd hears of options to extend GO services to beyond Oshawa