Metrolinx adjusting GO and UP schedules due to staff illness

August schedule changes will give a more reliable experience that matches available crews. GO Transit and UP Express customers should check their schedules before leaving home as Metrolinx adjusts some August service. The schedule adjustments are due to staff illnesses – which is resulting in a shortage of crews to operate GO and UP Express trains. GO and UP changes Starting Aug. 12, UP Express … Continue reading Metrolinx adjusting GO and UP schedules due to staff illness

New fare options for GO, Brampton, MiWay & Oakville Transit

More ways to pay with PRESTO – customers can hop on transit with a simple tap of a credit card. Metrolinx is bringing even more fare payment options to customers on GO Transit, Brampton Transit, MiWay and Oakville Transit. Starting Aug. 11, customers travelling on GO Transit, Brampton Transit, MiWay and Oakville Transit will be able to pay their fare by tapping their credit card … Continue reading New fare options for GO, Brampton, MiWay & Oakville Transit

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Lakeshore East and West changes for TFC soccer on Saturday

To give fans a smoother trip, Lakeshore East and West schedules will change for Saturday’s TFC game. Attendance at Toronto FC matches is sure to grow following the recent player signings. In anticipation of bigger crowds, Metrolinx is doing its part to ease congestion on the way to the next game. On Saturday, Aug. 13, Lakeshore East and West schedules will be adjusted before the … Continue reading Lakeshore East and West changes for TFC soccer on Saturday

Second tunnel starts as Rexy joins Renny in tunnelling the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Last week, Metrolinx reached another milestone for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension with the second tunnel boring machine (known as Rexy) starting the journey from Renforth Drive to Scarlett Road. Metrolinx News has the latest on Rexy and Renny’s progress, including video of the first few moments of digging. The second tunnel for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension is now underway.   Tunnelling on the project … Continue reading Second tunnel starts as Rexy joins Renny in tunnelling the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Staying safe while building the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension – How tunnel boring machines can protect workers in an emergency

Tunnel boring machines are massive pieces of equipment, built for digging large tunnels through soil and rock. But did you know they can also protect workers during an emergency? Metrolinx News has the full story. Tunnelling on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension started this past spring, with the first of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) beginning the over six kilometre journey from Renforth Drive to … Continue reading Staying safe while building the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension – How tunnel boring machines can protect workers in an emergency

Part of Eglinton to be realigned for Scarborough Subway work

Metrolinx keeps people moving at Eglinton & Midland during Scarborough Subway Extension construction As construction continues for the Scarborough Subway Extension, a corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Avenue is being transformed to keep traffic, pedestrians and cyclists moving. Construction has been underway since spring 2021 to extend the TTC’s Line 2 subway further north into Scarborough, with three new subway stations. As crews … Continue reading Part of Eglinton to be realigned for Scarborough Subway work

Finch West LRT – drone flyover video and spring progress recap

Crews made significant progress on the Finch West light rail transit (LRT) line throughout spring 2022, including vehicle testing work, installation of tracks and other key railway infrastructure and the final electrical substation delivery. Metrolinx News is here to recap these exciting developments that show just how far this landmark transit project has come. Spring was a busy season for the Finch West LRT. Located … Continue reading Finch West LRT – drone flyover video and spring progress recap

Hurontario LRT update – work progresses near Port Credit GO

Crews for the Hurontario LRT project are working to connect a creek near Port Credit GO Station. Improvements are ramping up on the southern end of the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project (also known as the Hazel McCallion LRT).  This includes work on a 100-year-old creek in Mississauga, named after local pioneer Mary Fix.   This creek plays an important role in the city’s water … Continue reading Hurontario LRT update – work progresses near Port Credit GO

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

Metrolinx News explains: Why are there no express GO Trains right now?

It is one of GO Transit’s most frequently asked customer questions: what happened to express trains and when are they coming back? The answer to that depends on what GO Train line you use. Let’s find out why. Express lanes, express buses, express trains – people like services that get them there faster. GO Transit customers are no exception. Throughout the pandemic, Metrolinx adjusted GO … Continue reading Metrolinx News explains: Why are there no express GO Trains right now?