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Metrolinx announces pricing for new London GO train service

Starting Oct. 18, the new pilot GO train service will extend the Kitchener GO Line to St. Marys, Stratford, and London. Metrolinx News gives customers the first glimpse of the cost breakdown and ticketing info. The cost of a GO train ride to London is now set. Today (Sept. 23), Metrolinx’s board of directors approved the pricing for the new train service to southwestern Ontario. … Continue reading Metrolinx announces pricing for new London GO train service

GO Transit expansion pilot to London brings new connections to Southwestern Ontario

Brand-new GO train pilot will extend the Kitchener GO Line to St. Marys, Stratford, and London. It’s a major trial of expansion to service, and we have the first details. Southwestern Ontario is getting a new transit option. Starting October 18, Metrolinx is introducing a GO train service pilot to London by extending service beyond the Kitchener GO line. Trips will run each weekday between … Continue reading GO Transit expansion pilot to London brings new connections to Southwestern Ontario

See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

The completion of the new parking garage and opening of the station building marks the beginning of the next stage of work in the continuing efforts on the Bramalea GO Station rehabilitation project. Here’s how the major additions will improve the customer journey and a rundown of the work that’s left to do. A brand-new parking garage and station building are ready to open to … Continue reading See new images as Metrolinx prepares to open parking garage and station building at Bramalea GO Station

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Metrolinx announces increased weekday service across the GO Transit network

Most GO train and bus schedules are changing in September as Metrolinx restores or adjusts service to meet passenger demand, including a number of new trips on the Kitchener line. Here are the highlights. Metrolinx is increasing and adjusting service starting Sept. 4 to meet the expected demand from customers returning to school and the workplace this fall. With this round of changes, GO train … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased weekday service across the GO Transit network

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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 signing of a revised agreement in principle (AIP), finalizing the … Continue reading New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality

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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

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Gardiner closure means weekend GO bus changes

With the Gardiner Expressway closed for the weekend, there will some changes to GO bus service this Saturday and Sunday on routes 16, 21, 31, 65, 68 and 71. Metrolinx News has the information you need to plan ahead. This coming weekend (July 11 and 12) sees an annual rite of summer for Toronto – closure of the Gardiner Expressway for summer maintenance. And that’ll mean some changes for some GO Transit bus customers.  Heavy traffic … Continue reading Gardiner closure means weekend GO bus changes

GO Transit tests faster speeds through Guelph to put recent rail improvements through paces

A GO test train will be used along Guelph rails this coming Sunday (June 27). The train, under very strict and safe measures, will be used to gather important data on increased speeds along the section. Here are the fast facts you need to know about, including the speeds involved. Your eyes or senses aren’t fooling you, if you’re near Guelph rails next weekend and … Continue reading GO Transit tests faster speeds through Guelph to put recent rail improvements through paces

Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

Starting this spring, Metrolinx contractors will begin work on the first of a few bridge upgrades that will help make expanding GO Train service possible. The work will have some impact on Guelph residents, get all the details below. Metrolinx is continuing to make progress on expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line. The provincial transit agency has more news on the essential work … Continue reading Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

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Toronto’s Union Station slated for new shared platform

Metrolinx is making improvements at platform and concourse levels to give customers more efficient, frequent, and comfortable GO train service. One of Union Station’s best-known platforms is going to see some changes. The work will be noticeable to many GO Transit customers, as well as those who’ve taken trips on VIA Rail out of the famous Toronto hub. In November 2020, Metrolinx announced they had … Continue reading Toronto’s Union Station slated for new shared platform