Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville GO Line as station upgrades progress at Unionville GO Station

This weekend, crews will be putting the final pieces of new track into place at Unionville GO. This work can only be done when trains aren’t running and will require a major track closure on the Stouffville GO Line Oct. 22-24, 2021. Get the latest on the work and how it will impact train service. … Continue reading Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville GO Line as station upgrades progress at Unionville GO Station

Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Road closures are a pain, but the construction they allow lead to significant gains. Here’s why a weekend closure is planned for Rutherford Road and what it means for GO customers and drivers. People planning to use Rutherford Road this coming weekend (Oct. 22-25), might need to change their plans a bit. At least if … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

See images of pedestrian bridge night lift at Rutherford GO

Recently, Metrolinx’s contractor successfully lifted a new pedestrian bridge into place over Rutherford Road. Let’s take a look at pictures that show how it was done. Lifting and installing bridges is among the most interesting engineering feats Metrolinx pulls off. Though the precise and delicate work recently done to haul up and put in place … Continue reading See images of pedestrian bridge night lift at Rutherford GO

GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs

You’ve seen them at Canada’s Wonderland, at GO Stations, and at fairs. Since mid-August, three GO-VAXX mobile vaccine clinics have been making their way throughout southern Ontario to help put vaccines in arms in the fight against COVID-19. And now the initiative has reached a major milestone – 10,000 shots have been administered. Green and … Continue reading GO VAXX mobile vaccine clinics administer more than 10K COVID jabs

Why lengthy partial road closure has kept everyone moving during Bloor bridge reconstruction  

Rebuilding a bridge that spans over one of Toronto’s busiest roads is challenging. To keep traffic flowing, Metrolinx implemented a partial road closure of Bloor Street West while crews have been reconstructing the Bloor bridge. This work is part of the Davenport Diamond Guideway project - find out how it’s unfolding. The replacement of the … Continue reading Why lengthy partial road closure has kept everyone moving during Bloor bridge reconstruction  

Why a baffled beaver is better for rail safety than a busy beaver

Beavers are cute, industrious, and central to Canadian history, but their dams can cause flooding. And that can be dangerous when the dams are close to railway tracks. Wildlife departments and railways across North America use beaver baffles and other devices to prevent flooding while leaving the animals free to continuing roaming across their habitat. … Continue reading Why a baffled beaver is better for rail safety than a busy beaver

Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

GO train speed limits through the City of Guelph are set to gradually increase over the coming months following major signaling upgrades and safety testing. The GO Kitchener Line has been bustling with construction activity as GO train service is set to undergo a transformation into a true commuter service with more travel options and … Continue reading Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

Changes coming to Lakeshore West Line schedule plus other train and bus updates

As restrictions ease, Metrolinx is making it easier for customers on the Lakeshore West line to get where they need to go, whether it’s to the office, a sporting event, or to socialize with friends. Get the latest information on GO schedules here.   Starting Oct. 18, Metrolinx is bringing back some weekday evening service … Continue reading Changes coming to Lakeshore West Line schedule plus other train and bus updates