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

Get behind usually locked doors at Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility

In a rare opportunity for customers and the curious, Metrolinx – as part of the one-day Doors Open Whitby 2019 event – is allowing access to a sophisticated and important corner of our GO world that’s usually unseen by the public. Every business has a locked door - one that’s off limits to most people. … Continue reading Get behind usually locked doors at Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility

Improvements on track: how Metrolinx is preparing for better service

Short term pain means long term gains as critical work is underway to maintain infrastructure that will get more people moving in the future. Travelling along the Lakeshore West and Barrie lines during upcoming weekends might be a little slower than usual. Track replacement at Exhibition GO is scheduled for the weekends of May 4-5 … Continue reading Improvements on track: how Metrolinx is preparing for better service

New GO train express options for Lakeshore East line

Weekday options add flexibility for customers. A new express GO Train service on the Lakeshore East line offers more choice for transit users and commuters travelling from Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering. The new express train service, which began April 17, is in addition to improvements previously introduced, including: 15-minute midday service between Oshawa GO … Continue reading New GO train express options for Lakeshore East line

A bridge so near – Planned Burlington pedestrian crossing will span GO tracks as well as decades of use.

A pedestrian bridge that has stood the test of time is set to be replaced by a new, fully accessible structure that will improve connectivity over the rail corridor and provide room underneath for future electrified GO service. Some pedestrian arteries lead straight into a community’s heart. Maybe it’s a familiar path to a school … Continue reading A bridge so near – Planned Burlington pedestrian crossing will span GO tracks as well as decades of use.