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.

Find your station – Metrolinx releases updated GO Transit customer map

Snow, Santa and the road to Stanley Cup are just a few things that influenced GO riders, new report shows Mother Nature. Santa Claus. And the Toronto Maple Leafs. According to the latest ridership numbers and insights released from Metrolinx, when any one of the above pays a visit to Toronto, GO Transit’s ridership numbers … Continue reading Find your station – Metrolinx releases updated GO Transit customer map

More GO train service for Markham, Brampton, Etobicoke

Metrolinx is increasing GO train service on the Kitchener and Stouffville lines on April 8 to give customers more opportunities to get where they need to be. New weekday morning trip options between Bramalea GO and Union Station will give customers new choices at popular morning commuting times while midday weekday GO train service along … Continue reading More GO train service for Markham, Brampton, Etobicoke

Kitchener packs town hall to Ask Metrolinx about future of their GO Transit

No topic off-limits as community members from across Waterloo get the chance to question transit brass on the continual improvements to their region. It was the one question put to Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster that made the packed room bustle. Standing at the microphone, the man asking was firm. Why, he wondered, couldn’t those GO … Continue reading Kitchener packs town hall to Ask Metrolinx about future of their GO Transit

‘Ask Metrolinx’ Regional Town Hall Series Makes First Stop in Kitchener

Town hall gives customers opportunity to ask questions about transit in Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond. ‘Ask Metrolinx’ is gearing up for its first roadshow. Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster and his senior management team will be in Kitchener on Monday, March 4, to answer all of your burning transit questions. Monday’s town hall is open to the … Continue reading ‘Ask Metrolinx’ Regional Town Hall Series Makes First Stop in Kitchener

How heavy is Metrolinx’s newest accomplishment? As big as 216 elephants

New concrete pour sets the base for cool things to come for Bloomington. You’d think we wouldn’t get so excited about concrete drying. But in the development of the Bloomington GO station, and those who use the Richmond Hill line, the recent completion of the pouring of the massive concrete slab that the project will … Continue reading How heavy is Metrolinx’s newest accomplishment? As big as 216 elephants

Significant platform changes coming for GO Transit users

Customers urged to check departure boards and plan their route. The platforms where thousands of GO Transit riders catch their trains at Union Station will soon change as Metrolinx gets ready for another major revamp of its train shed. The transit agency is closing two platforms starting Feb.13 as part of ongoing work at Union … Continue reading Significant platform changes coming for GO Transit users