Metrolinx is advancing plans to bring GO Train service to Bowmanville

The start of procurement for a construction partner is a positive sign for extending GO rail service east of Oshawa into Bowmanville – a long-standing goal of the Province and Metrolinx. Here’s what you should know.  Expanded rail service to Bowmanville – including on weekends – is taking its next step forward.  Metrolinx has now advanced the future service plan for Bowmanville through the Preliminary … Continue reading Metrolinx is advancing plans to bring GO Train service to Bowmanville

Metrolinx brings seasonal GO Bus service to new destinations – plus schedule changes and some increased trip frequency

This summer, Metrolinx is adding more GO Bus service – including trips to Canada’s Wonderland, St. Jacobs Market and Toronto Premium Outlets. There will also be more frequent trips on some popular bus routes and other schedule changes. With more customers returning to transit, Metrolinx is adding new GO Bus destinations for the summer. Starting June 25, Metrolinx is introducing seasonal trips to popular destinations … Continue reading Metrolinx brings seasonal GO Bus service to new destinations – plus schedule changes and some increased trip frequency

Shocking new video shows why any time is train time at level crossings

To raise awareness about safety at level crossings, Metrolinx is releasing new footage showing a car illegally driving into a level crossing and being hit by a GO Train. While the driver walked away from the scene, it could have been much worse. Scroll down to watch the video and learn more about what Metrolinx is doing to raise awareness about safety at level crossings. … Continue reading Shocking new video shows why any time is train time at level crossings

A man wears a 'Ride with Pride' T-shirt next to a GO bus wrapped in a similar rainbow pattern.

Metrolinx is ready to celebrate Pride 2022 live and in-person

Pride Month is well underway, and Metrolinx employees will be participating for the tenth year. Read on to learn more about Metrolinx’s involvement in this year’s Pride celebrations. Pride is back in person this year – and the Metrolinx team is participating in the festivities for the tenth year. Employees from across the transit organization, including the Metrolinx Pride 365 committee, have worked hard to … Continue reading Metrolinx is ready to celebrate Pride 2022 live and in-person

Metrolinx reminds everyone that train time is anytime at level crossings

To recognize International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD), Metrolinx is asking everyone to be extra cautious at level crossings – intersections where roads meet train tracks. Scroll down to learn more about what Metrolinx is doing to raise awareness about safety at level crossings. According to Operation Lifesaver, 100 Canadians are seriously injured or killed every year at level crossings – a section of road … Continue reading Metrolinx reminds everyone that train time is anytime at level crossings

GO Transit trip info on the GO – New and improved customer alerts now available

Upgrades to the On the GO system are here, bringing more customization and timeliness to GO customers. Scroll down to learn more about the features, new additions and how you can sign up. Everyone likes to have options. Now, GO Transit customers have more choices when it comes to the alerts they get about their regular transit trips. Improvements rolled out today (June 10) include … Continue reading GO Transit trip info on the GO – New and improved customer alerts now available

Podcast – Top 5 reasons customers get in touch with GO Transit customer service

This week on Between the Lines, Trish Colley, Metrolinx’s vice president of customer service delivery, breaks down the most common concerns from customers to the GO Transit contact centre. From assistance with e-tickets to keeping up-to-date with schedules, there are countless reasons GO Transit customers need help.  Luckily, the GO Transit contact centre runs seven days a week, ready to lend a hand.  The dedicated … Continue reading Podcast – Top 5 reasons customers get in touch with GO Transit customer service

A show on the GO – Metrolinx and Luminato Festival team up to bring live performances to GO Trains this month

Luminato Festival is doing live performances on GO Trains to entertain riders during their commute. Read on to get a sneak peek of this first-of-its-kind show and find out where you can see it. This month, keep your eyes peeled for live performances coming to a GO Train near you. What kind of performances? Well, the show actually takes place on the GO Train. The … Continue reading A show on the GO – Metrolinx and Luminato Festival team up to bring live performances to GO Trains this month

Metrolinx unveils new bus wrap ahead of Toronto Pride parade

A specially wrapped GO Bus will soon hit the road and take part in this year’s Pride celebration, which returns in person for the first time since 2019. Metrolinx is a long-standing partner and ally for Toronto Pride and is unveiling the new special edition GO Bus to mark the occasion. See the images below of the bus that will be in service across the … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils new bus wrap ahead of Toronto Pride parade

Podcast – Terrifying near-miss video. And, what are sun kinks?

This week, Between the Lines host Matt Llewellyn and guest host James Wattie delve into that heart-stopping near miss video, explain ‘sun kinks’ and talk about how Metrolinx is celebrating Pride month. It is the video that has been viewed around the world. Earlier this week, Metrolinx released a video showing how close three young people came to injury or death while trespassing on a … Continue reading Podcast – Terrifying near-miss video. And, what are sun kinks?