Small’s Creek update – Metrolinx launches next phase of community consultation on draft restoration plan

Construction began in early 2022 in the Small’s Creek area, alongside the Lakeshore East GO tracks between Woodbine Avenue and Coxwell Avenue. The work is part of the Lakeshore East rail corridor expansion project in Toronto. Metrolinx has worked to minimize tree removals and has been revising the vegetation restoration plan as a direct result of community feedback. As promised, the Small’s Creek community is … Continue reading Small’s Creek update – Metrolinx launches next phase of community consultation on draft restoration plan

Lakeshore East GO Trains replaced by buses this coming weekend

Metrolinx is encouraging customers to plan ahead this weekend as Lakeshore East Line GO Train service is replaced by buses due to track construction. One important note, replacement buses will only stop at Durham Region GO stations. With lots of events happening in and around the city, including a Toronto Raptors playoff game, the transit agency is working hard to proactively inform customers. Beginning the … Continue reading Lakeshore East GO Trains replaced by buses this coming weekend

The journey back to GO Transit – We climb aboard the train as more and more riders are returning

With the gradual easing of COVID-19 restrictions, more people are putting on non-sweatpants, getting on GO trains and buses, and going to the office, as well as countless other journeys. So, Metrolinx News senior writer, Mike Winterburn, recently joined the Monday commute, with scores of other travellers, to chronicle what a return to normalcy looks like. The GO Transit parking lot offers the first clue … Continue reading The journey back to GO Transit – We climb aboard the train as more and more riders are returning

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Construction ahead for Lakeshore East Rail Corridor

Construction is progressing on the Lakeshore East Rail Corridor within Toronto, and in the coming weeks, work will begin between Wolcott Avenue and Kennedy Road. The work supports the GO Expansion program, bringing faster, two-way, all-day, service along the Lakeshore East line. Here’s what will happen. There’s work in the works for a section of the Lakeshore East GO Transit line. The rail route currently … Continue reading Construction ahead for Lakeshore East Rail Corridor

GO Expansion update – Progress continues on Lakeshore East Line to help bring faster and more frequent GO train service

Metrolinx continues to build and expand along the Lakeshore East Line to improve GO train service. Take a look at what’s been happening along the line and the work coming up. The Lakeshore East Line is no stranger to construction activity, and work continues to bring quieter, faster, and more efficient service in the future. Each construction project along the GO train tracks is like … Continue reading GO Expansion update – Progress continues on Lakeshore East Line to help bring faster and more frequent GO train service

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Metrolinx to meet virtually with Birch Cliff and Birchmount residents ahead of GO Expansion construction

Metrolinx will be hosting a live virtual meeting in a couple of weeks (Jan. 10) to talk to residents about upcoming construction between Wolcott Avenue and Kennedy Road, in Scarborough. Here’s a look at the upcoming project, including important timelines, as well as more information about the public event. Metrolinx is holding a virtual public forum to walk through work that’s taking place between Scarborough’s … Continue reading Metrolinx to meet virtually with Birch Cliff and Birchmount residents ahead of GO Expansion construction

Update: GO Transit website back online after being taken offline out of abundance of caution

(Dec 11. 1:15 p.m.) – The GO Transit website is back online and all functionality is now restored. The site has been updated to protect it from this latest cyber-vulnerability regarding web-based services around the globe. Most importantly, no customer, personal or financial files were compromised. Metrolinx thanks customers for their patience over the past 17 hours. __________________________________________ Earlier today, Metrolinx was informed by the … Continue reading Update: GO Transit website back online after being taken offline out of abundance of caution

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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Lakeshore East weekend GO train service affected by upcoming construction

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Dec. 10-12) on the Lakeshore East Line. There are also some minor schedule changes on the Stouffville GO Line. Metrolinx News is giving GO customers a heads up about the temporary schedule changes and explaining why this work is needed. Important construction work is happening this weekend that will impact travel on the Lakeshore East GO Line. Beginning late Friday … Continue reading Lakeshore East weekend GO train service affected by upcoming construction

Weekend GO train update: No construction on Lakeshore West Line as cleanup from incident is completed on Lakeshore East

Repair work is now complete on the Lakeshore East GO Line following a fatal incident involving a worker last weekend – with train service resuming tomorrow (Dec. 5). Over on the Lakeshore West Line, there is no construction work planned this weekend (Dec. 3-5), and will run on the regular schedule. Taking transit to an event this weekend? Here’s what you need to know. *Editors … Continue reading Weekend GO train update: No construction on Lakeshore West Line as cleanup from incident is completed on Lakeshore East