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

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Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

Metrolinx wants to hear what residents have to say on the Dundas Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. During an upcoming virtual engagement, people will have the chance to learn what impact community feedback has already made and provide more input on the project. Today (Jan. 18) marks the launch of the third in the series of five virtual public engagements that Metrolinx is hosting on … Continue reading Get involved – Metrolinx launches latest virtual engagement for Dundas Bus Rapid Transit project

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Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton

Transit hubs change over time. The opening of the Hamilton GO Centre in 1996 meant the closing of the crowded Rebecca Street bus terminal, which had been in use for more than four decades. Today, Metrolinx News looks back at the heyday of the old station. The square photos were the first hint that these pictures were from a bygone era. After dusting off an … Continue reading Is that your mom at the terminal? See historical images from when GO buses used the Rebecca Street terminal in Hamilton

West Harbour GO will be the transit hub for football fans travelling to the 108th Grey Cup

Football fans will connect from Lakeshore West GO trains to the HSR’s free shuttle buses bound for the Grey Cup game at Tim Hortons Field. Metrolinx News has the information you need to get to and from the game, including full PDF schedules. GO Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) are teaming-up to get fans to and from the 108th Grey Cup this Sunday … Continue reading West Harbour GO will be the transit hub for football fans travelling to the 108th Grey Cup

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How a new track at Aldershot GO helps unlock train service into Hamilton

Opening up opportunities to bring more GO service to Hamilton is one of Metrolinx’s top priorities. That’s why a new section of track is a welcome addition to Aldershot GO Station. Read on to find out more about how this short piece of track will go a long way in increasing GO service to Hamilton. Metrolinx is adding a new track at Aldershot GO Station … Continue reading How a new track at Aldershot GO helps unlock train service into Hamilton

You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

Ethan Thompson is using LEGO to pay tribute to his late grandfather. It may be unconventional, but it’s no less impactful. Check out the lifelike GO bus terminal and the bigger story behind the blocks. Brick by brick, Ethan Thompson is building on his family’s transit legacy. And the most important pieces add up to a tribute to his grandfather, and his life’s work serving … Continue reading You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

All day GO train service coming to Hamilton this summer

Metrolinx is adding new GO train service and bringing back even more. The big winners? Hamilton residents. Get all the Steeltown transit details below. Transit history is being made in Hamilton.   With the province recently entering Step 3 of reopening, Metrolinx is bringing back more GO service and adding new trips. Starting Aug. 7, Metrolinx is launching hourly, all-day service between West Harbour GO in Hamilton and Toronto’s Union Station 7 … Continue reading All day GO train service coming to Hamilton this summer

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Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

With the province now in Step Three of reopening, Metrolinx is offering customers more flexibility to get on the GO this summer by bringing back services and adding new ones. Metrolinx is increasing rail service starting Aug. 7 as riders continue to return to transit.  The changes will offer more flexibility in scheduling and planning trips for customers heading back to work, while using GO to also reconnect with friends and family, as well as attend sporting events and concerts.   The news includes the announcement of all-day, hourly trips between Hamilton’s West Harbour GO and Union Station, as travel across the Greater … Continue reading Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

Spring bus schedule changes coming soon for GO Transit customers

Metrolinx is adjusting some bus schedules to make better use of resources in response to changing customer demand.Read on to find out what routes are being modified. Due to popular demand, some off-peak Route 16 GO bus service will be returning next month. The addition of this off-peak bus service means there is now all-day all-week service between Toronto and Hamilton without the need to … Continue reading Spring bus schedule changes coming soon for GO Transit customers