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

Agincourt GO Station demolished – See video of the building coming down, as well as what will rise from the rubble in Scarborough

As work at Agincourt GO progresses, the original station needed to come down. Recently, a temporary trailer and washrooms were set up to prepare for the existing station demolition. Following the clearance of the old station area, improvements to the west platform and the exterior of the new station building can proceed. Watch the demolition … Continue reading Agincourt GO Station demolished – See video of the building coming down, as well as what will rise from the rubble in Scarborough

See the videos – Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnel project completes excavation in tunnel two

Crews have reached another milestone in the new rail passage in the heart of some of the busiest highway traffic in Canada – 100 per cent excavation in tunnel two. Since March, heavy machinery has been digging through rock and debris in the second tunnel. We get the dirt on how this was done on … Continue reading See the videos – Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnel project completes excavation in tunnel two

Powering up – Why an updating of electric transit may create the tracks forward for Metrolinx

We wanted to plug into a question Metrolinx is often asked – will electricity power the future of GO Transit? As explorations and investigations continue, here’s the current thinking. When patrons first stepped aboard the first electric tram systems introduced in Canadian cities more than a century ago, the people-moving technology must have seemed like … Continue reading Powering up – Why an updating of electric transit may create the tracks forward for Metrolinx

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

Halton Region on track for more transit – Initial Business Case for potential GO Station in Milton released

New Initial Business Case documents shows a potential GO station in Milton would support 2,000 boardings a day by 2041. Here, we break down the details. Metrolinx has completed an Initial Business Case (IBC), in partnership with the Town of Milton, for a potential GO Station in Milton, Ontario. If built, the transit station would … Continue reading Halton Region on track for more transit – Initial Business Case for potential GO Station in Milton released

Expanding GO service – Metrolinx holding virtual open house for east Toronto residents

GO Transit expansion work is on the agenda as community engagements continue with Danforth-Woodbine residents next week. Find out how you can get involved below.  Metrolinx is reaching out to the local community as the transit agency preps to start work on expanding one of Canada’s busiest railways.   GO Transit’s Lakeshore East corridor provides a vital transit link for people from east … Continue reading Expanding GO service – Metrolinx holding virtual open house for east Toronto residents

Davenport Diamond Guideway project sees extended hours – What’s behind the work and effort to keep the noise down

Caisson drilling has been well underway and will continue with upcoming extended hours around the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. It’s needed work, but it can be taxing on the local community. Here’s what’s happening, why it’s needed and what noise mitigating measures are being taken so neighbours can sleep at night. Those living around the … Continue reading Davenport Diamond Guideway project sees extended hours – What’s behind the work and effort to keep the noise down

Metrolinx updates Kitchener Line GO Expansion Plans – rules out Guelph’s Margaret Greene Park as power substation site

Two-way all-day GO train service continues to progress along the Kitchener Line. Metrolinx officials are updating the community on the continued progress of all-day two-way GO service and the future of Guelph’s Margaret Greene Park as a potential site for electrification infrastructure. Improving service between Kitchener and Toronto is a priority for residents and businesses … Continue reading Metrolinx updates Kitchener Line GO Expansion Plans – rules out Guelph’s Margaret Greene Park as power substation site

Before the wrecking crews and future arrive – Prepping Agincourt GO for major passenger and station changes

Check out the new setup for customers at Agincourt GO as Metrolinx prepares for the upcoming demolition of the existing station building. There’s new sights on the site. Customers at Agincourt GO Station will notice changes that will pave the way for demolition of the existing main building, as well as construction of a new … Continue reading Before the wrecking crews and future arrive – Prepping Agincourt GO for major passenger and station changes