Pocket track at Aldershot Station holds a key that will unlock more GO Train service to Hamilton

Now complete, Aldershot GO’s new pocket track connection may only be 200 metres long, but it will go a long way in achieving one of Metrolinx’s top priorities: opening up more GO service to Hamilton. Read on to learn more about how the track was tested, and why it will eventually mean more service.  Work to add a new piece of track at Aldershot GO … Continue reading Pocket track at Aldershot Station holds a key that will unlock more GO Train service to Hamilton

Metrolinx is advancing plans to bring GO Train service to Bowmanville

The start of procurement for a construction partner is a positive sign for extending GO rail service east of Oshawa into Bowmanville – a long-standing goal of the Province and Metrolinx. Here’s what you should know.  Expanded rail service to Bowmanville – including on weekends – is taking its next step forward.  Metrolinx has now advanced the future service plan for Bowmanville through the Preliminary … Continue reading Metrolinx is advancing plans to bring GO Train service to Bowmanville

Metrolinx brings seasonal GO Bus service to new destinations – plus schedule changes and some increased trip frequency

This summer, Metrolinx is adding more GO Bus service – including trips to Canada’s Wonderland, St. Jacobs Market and Toronto Premium Outlets. There will also be more frequent trips on some popular bus routes and other schedule changes. With more customers returning to transit, Metrolinx is adding new GO Bus destinations for the summer. Starting June 25, Metrolinx is introducing seasonal trips to popular destinations … Continue reading Metrolinx brings seasonal GO Bus service to new destinations – plus schedule changes and some increased trip frequency

A man wears a 'Ride with Pride' T-shirt next to a GO bus wrapped in a similar rainbow pattern.

Metrolinx is ready to celebrate Pride 2022 live and in-person

Pride Month is well underway, and Metrolinx employees will be participating for the tenth year. Read on to learn more about Metrolinx’s involvement in this year’s Pride celebrations. Pride is back in person this year – and the Metrolinx team is participating in the festivities for the tenth year. Employees from across the transit organization, including the Metrolinx Pride 365 committee, have worked hard to … Continue reading Metrolinx is ready to celebrate Pride 2022 live and in-person

Metrolinx reminds everyone that train time is anytime at level crossings

To recognize International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD), Metrolinx is asking everyone to be extra cautious at level crossings – intersections where roads meet train tracks. Scroll down to learn more about what Metrolinx is doing to raise awareness about safety at level crossings. According to Operation Lifesaver, 100 Canadians are seriously injured or killed every year at level crossings – a section of road … Continue reading Metrolinx reminds everyone that train time is anytime at level crossings

GO Transit trip info on the GO – New and improved customer alerts now available

Upgrades to the On the GO system are here, bringing more customization and timeliness to GO customers. Scroll down to learn more about the features, new additions and how you can sign up. Everyone likes to have options. Now, GO Transit customers have more choices when it comes to the alerts they get about their regular transit trips. Improvements rolled out today (June 10) include … Continue reading GO Transit trip info on the GO – New and improved customer alerts now available

Masks will be optional on GO Transit, UP Express as of June 11

Customers are welcome to choose to wear a mask on board, all other safety measures remain in place. In response to declining case numbers and high vaccination rates, the Chief Medical Officer of Health confirmed that as of June 11, 2022, it will be optional to wear masks or face coverings while using public transit – including on GO Transit and UP Express. Masks are … Continue reading Masks will be optional on GO Transit, UP Express as of June 11

Access to Bramalea GO Station improving in more ways than one

The new bus loop at Bramalea GO Station is now partially open, and the finished project will mean access to the station is improving for everyone. Read on to learn more about the station’s increased connectivity, and how this will benefit GO customers. Bramalea GO Station’s new bus loop is now open for GO customers. As one of the busiest stations on the Kitchener Line, … Continue reading Access to Bramalea GO Station improving in more ways than one

A show on the GO – Metrolinx and Luminato Festival team up to bring live performances to GO Trains this month

Luminato Festival is doing live performances on GO Trains to entertain riders during their commute. Read on to get a sneak peek of this first-of-its-kind show and find out where you can see it. This month, keep your eyes peeled for live performances coming to a GO Train near you. What kind of performances? Well, the show actually takes place on the GO Train. The … Continue reading A show on the GO – Metrolinx and Luminato Festival team up to bring live performances to GO Trains this month

Metrolinx unveils new bus wrap ahead of Toronto Pride parade

A specially wrapped GO Bus will soon hit the road and take part in this year’s Pride celebration, which returns in person for the first time since 2019. Metrolinx is a long-standing partner and ally for Toronto Pride and is unveiling the new special edition GO Bus to mark the occasion. See the images below of the bus that will be in service across the … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils new bus wrap ahead of Toronto Pride parade