Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction

October is a busy month for construction on the GO Transit network. This work will impact some GO train and bus customers. Here are all the details so people can plan ahead. Think of this as a roadmap for navigating GO train construction work in October. While GO remains ready to move people across the … Continue reading Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction

Metrolinx renaming Lincolnville GO Station to honour 200 year old elm tree

The centuries-old tree that stands on the site of the new Lincolnville GO Station will now have the station renamed in its honour. Lincolnville’s oldest resident is being honoured in a big way. Effective Oct. 16, Lincolnville GO Station will be re-named Old Elm GO Station to acknowledge a historic 200-year-old elm tree. In preliminary … Continue reading Metrolinx renaming Lincolnville GO Station to honour 200 year old elm tree

Metrolinx reminds customers to mask UP before they GO on transit

Although vaccination rates continue to rise and more people begin travelling again, public health officials continue to stress the importance of a few simple safety measures. Wearing a face covering on GO Transit and UP Express is mandatory – whether you’re vaccinated or not – and remains an essential part of keeping everyone safe on … Continue reading Metrolinx reminds customers to mask UP before they GO on transit

New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality

The province and City of Toronto have signed a revised agreement in principle for the SmartTrack Stations program, launching the procurement process for four new GO stations around Toronto. A fifth station, East Harbour will be delivered through a transit-oriented community process. Today (Aug. 17), the province of Ontario and City of Toronto announced the … Continue reading New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality

A look back at the iconic Bay Concourse as it reopens at Union Station

Union Station’s Bay Concourse reopened to the public on July 27 after undergoing a massive overhaul. It boasts a new retail space beneath it and is expected serve thousands of customers as people continue to return to transit. As we turn the page onto this new chapter in the station’s history, Metrolinx News is taking you back down memory lane to a much different time and a much different Bay Concourse. Who can forget getting hit in the face with a whiff … Continue reading A look back at the iconic Bay Concourse as it reopens at Union Station

Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

As the busiest transit hub in Canada, Union Station is used to playing host to more than – prior to COVID-19 – 300,000 daily visitors. Serving those travelers is about to get easier, as Bay Concourse is now open, thanks to a project led by the City of Toronto, in partnership with Metrolinx. We break … Continue reading Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

York University GO Station closes to make way for Barrie Line expansion

Metrolinx is paving the way for two way, all day electrified service on the Barrie line, expanding the corridor and adding new tracks to improve access and convenience for customers. But saying hello to more GO service means saying goodbye to the underused York University GO Station. Here’s why its closure is needed, and how … Continue reading York University GO Station closes to make way for Barrie Line expansion

GO Transit increases walking and cycling access to GO Stations

Improving transit is about more than just upgrading vehicles, timetables and routes. It’s also about making it easier to get to and from stations, beyond using a car. As the province moves closer to the other side of COVID-19 pandemic measures, and more riders return, GO Transit is working on making it easier to walk … Continue reading GO Transit increases walking and cycling access to GO Stations

History is made as Bloomington GO Station opens doors for the first time

Over the past year, Metrolinx News has been covering the progress made on Bloomington GO Station, providing updates on the newest addition to the Richmond Hill GO Line. Today (June 28) the station opened its doors for the very first time, giving customers a chance to experience this new, state-of-the-art facility that will now provide … Continue reading History is made as Bloomington GO Station opens doors for the first time