Talk about a long wedding train – Groom uses unique ride to stand beside his bride

When most opt for a fancy limousine or an exotic sports car to travel to their venue, one husband-to-be and his groomsmen decided GO was the best way to arrive in style. Before the wedding bells, came the whistles. And instead of a single wedding carriage getting him to his bride, on Chris Drew’s big … Continue reading Talk about a long wedding train – Groom uses unique ride to stand beside his bride

Indigenous history explored through unique exercise

Program is an interactive and participatory lesson. This blanket is made to uncover. As part of Indigenous History Month, Metrolinx’s Employee Resource Group, Anishinaabe Circle, in partnership with Oxford Properties, held a culturally immersive event on June 19, to help staff travel back 500 years into Canada’s past. The colourful ‘KAIROS Blanket Exercise'  is an interactive … Continue reading Indigenous history explored through unique exercise

Tackling No. 3 Switch – How a notoriously troublesome piece of Lakeshore East GO equipment is being improved

Sometimes the smallest things - such as the space between electrical circuits - can threaten the timely commute of thousands of GO train customers. With each riddle, comes an inventive and complicated solution. This is how one signal box is being brought up to date. A transit problem that starts out as big as a … Continue reading Tackling No. 3 Switch – How a notoriously troublesome piece of Lakeshore East GO equipment is being improved

City moves – Markham Museum offers families chance to learn about transportation

The kids may be getting out of school, but that doesn’t mean you can’t combine education with motivation and a bit of inspiration. Check out the Metrolinx and GO Transit exhibit, along with other hands-on activities, at Markham Moves. Sure, this summer, you can toss a ball around with the kids. Or you can harness … Continue reading City moves – Markham Museum offers families chance to learn about transportation

This wrap’s just the start – ‘Ride with Pride’ GO bus makes big entrance

We unveil our freshly wrapped Pride GO bus in Bowmanville. There are times when you just need to stand out for good reason. On June 13, Metrolinx unveiled this year’s ‘Ride with Pride’ GO bus at the Bowmanville Rainbow Crosswalk dedication ceremony in the city’s east end. It is the first rainbow crosswalk in Durham … Continue reading This wrap’s just the start – ‘Ride with Pride’ GO bus makes big entrance

Who shrunk the GO train? In pictures – Prepping the Toronto Railway Museum’s miniature train

When the platform is full of customers going your way, you’re thankful when a huge GO Transit locomotive comes into your station. But there are times when smaller is way cooler. It’s a little taste of GO. No, it won’t actually seat 154 customers in each coach, as our normal GO trains can accommodate. It’s … Continue reading Who shrunk the GO train? In pictures – Prepping the Toronto Railway Museum’s miniature train