Another round of work kicks off on the Kitchener Line that will see an upgraded Bloor GO Station and West Toronto Railpath

More work is happening on the Kitchener Line that will help bring two-way, all-day service from Toronto’s Union Station to Kitchener GO Station. The latest round of improvements includes upgrades to Bloor GO Station and the West Toronto Railpath that will improve customer experience and increase access and connections in the community.   Transforming the Kitchener Line into a two-way, all-day rapid transit line is a … Continue reading Another round of work kicks off on the Kitchener Line that will see an upgraded Bloor GO Station and West Toronto Railpath

First phase of work to expand Kitchener GO Line service kicks off

Shovels are set to break ground on the first phase of work that will transform the Kitchener GO Line into a frequent rapid transit experience – with GO Train service that runs outside of rush hour.  Metrolinx is delivering on its promise for more rail service along the Kitchener GO Line. The next step forward is the awarding of the first in a series of … Continue reading First phase of work to expand Kitchener GO Line service kicks off

Construction work moves forward in Guelph as part of expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line

To provide the much anticipated two-way, all-day service to the communities on the Kitchener Line, upgrades and improvements are well underway. Expanded GO rail service will provide residents of Guelph-Wellington and beyond with more travel options and better connectivity. Metrolinx is replacing, repairing, and upgrading infrastructure on the Kitchener GO Line in the City of Guelph in support of GO Expansion. Part of this work … Continue reading Construction work moves forward in Guelph as part of expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line

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Local rail fan captures Guelph GO train speed increases in new video

GO train speed limits through the City of Guelph have gradually increased over the last few months following major signaling upgrades and safety testing. You can see the difference for yourself in a recent comparison video made by a Kitchener Line customer. Sometimes you have to see something to believe it. In this case, we’re talking about GO train speed limit increases in the city … Continue reading Local rail fan captures Guelph GO train speed increases in new video

Weston GO Station improvements are well underway

Weston GO Station, a community hub and key transit point in Toronto, is receiving much-needed improvements to make way for more train service, part of the broader GO Expansion program, including a new platform and track. Read on to learn more and see progress photos from the site. Improvements to Weston GO Station are well under way, as GO service expands to better serve customers. … Continue reading Weston GO Station improvements are well underway

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See new drone video taking you inside Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnel project

There’s another vantage point on work on – and into – the new rail passage in the heart of some of the busiest highway traffic in Canada. We have some good video taken of the mighty Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnel project.   Take a trip into the Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnel project. We’ve had lots of stories on the big dig, … Continue reading See new drone video taking you inside Highway 401 and 409 Rail Tunnel project

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London GO train service starts today

The first ever GO train trip from London pulled out of the station early this morning (Oct. 18), bound for Toronto’s Union Station. The train service will make also stops in Stratford and St. Marys. Metrolinx News has photos from the inaugural journey. GO train service between Toronto and London is now rolling. The first batch of customers got on board this morning (Oct. 18), … Continue reading London GO train service starts today

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 shorter trip times. Many Guelph residents have seen some of … Continue reading Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

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Metrolinx releases schedules for new London GO train service

Starting Oct. 18, the new pilot GO train service will extend beyond the Kitchener GO Line to St. Marys, Stratford, and London. Metrolinx News updates customers on the new train schedules and ticketing info. New schedules are now available for pilot GO train service to London. In case you missed the announcement last month, Metrolinx is introducing a GO train service pilot to London by … Continue reading Metrolinx releases schedules for new London GO train service

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 region, whether it’s to a Toronto FC game, the return … Continue reading Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction