Initial Business Case for proposed Beamsville GO Station released

A potential new GO station in Beamsville could attract as many as 48,000 net new trips by 2041. While it’s too early to talk construction timelines, let’s dive into the numbers and the business case for it.   Metrolinx has completed an Initial Business Case (IBC), in partnership with the Niagara Region, the Town of Lincoln, and a third-party partner, for a proposed GO Station … Continue reading Initial Business Case for proposed Beamsville GO Station released

Between the Lines podcast – first #AMAwithAMA episode hits the airwaves

Metrolinx chief spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins takes people’s questions on Metrolinx’s Between the Lines podcast. This week, the big snowstorm & expanding GO service to Niagara Region. The first Metrolinx podcast episode of Ask Me Anything with Anne Marie Aikins is out. We like to call it an AMA with AMA. On Tuesdays, Metrolinx’s Between the Lines podcast will feature Metrolinx Chief Spokesperson Anne Marie … Continue reading Between the Lines podcast – first #AMAwithAMA episode hits the airwaves

No weekend Lakeshore East GO trains and schedule changes for Lakeshore West and Stouffville Lines

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Nov. 26-28) on the Lakeshore East GO Line. Minor work is also happening that will affect Burlington, Aldershot, West Harbour, and Niagara customers. Metrolinx News is giving GO customers a heads up about the temporary service changes and explaining why this work is needed. Lakeshore East customers will need to plan ahead this weekend as GO train service will be … Continue reading No weekend Lakeshore East GO trains and schedule changes for Lakeshore West and Stouffville Lines

You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

Ethan Thompson is using LEGO to pay tribute to his late grandfather. It may be unconventional, but it’s no less impactful. Check out the lifelike GO bus terminal and the bigger story behind the blocks. Brick by brick, Ethan Thompson is building on his family’s transit legacy. And the most important pieces add up to a tribute to his grandfather, and his life’s work serving … Continue reading You have to see this LEGO GO bus terminal and hear the emotional story behind it

GO Transit takes you to wine country with new Wine Rack partnership

GO Transit is teaming up with Wine Rack to showcase their popular Niagara wine estates, Jackson-Triggs and Inniskillin, on a new all-inclusive wine tour experience. Read on to get all the details on The Great Grape Getaway. Want to head to Niagara for a wine tour, but don’t want to brave that QEW traffic? There’s a GO bus for that. Starting this fall, GO Transit and … Continue reading GO Transit takes you to wine country with new Wine Rack partnership

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Riders flock to first Niagara weekend GO trains

The return of Niagara weekend GO service is being hailed as another example of Ontario recovering from the pandemic – and travelling for fun again. Here’s how well that first weekend went, as customers now plan for weekends to come. Word travels fast. Especially if it’s the reintroduction of weekend GO Transit rail service to Niagara Falls. The return of the service proved to be … Continue reading Riders flock to first Niagara weekend GO trains

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Niagara Weekend GO Trains Return

Weekend GO trains to Niagara are back for the summer. Ticket packages also include WEGO, a local bus service to help your move around Niagara. Here is how you can get there. GO trains are heading back to Niagara in time for the better weather months. The popular weekend GO Transit train service to Niagara Falls returns, starting June 26. Tickets include both GO train … Continue reading Niagara Weekend GO Trains Return

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GO Transit makes changes to weekend Niagara Falls service

Starting in the new year, weekend transit riders going to and from Niagara Falls  will need to catch a GO bus instead of a train. Attention weekend, outdoor warriors.GO Transit is changing the way customers get to Niagara Falls for the remainder of the winter. As of Jan. 9, GO Transit customers heading to or from Niagara Falls on the weekend will need to catch … Continue reading GO Transit makes changes to weekend Niagara Falls service

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Pedal power – Niagara weekend GO trains to keep bike coaches for two more weeks

Popular service meant for cyclists heading to Niagara region has been extended in time to keep you moving in November. For many, keeping fit during a pandemic has meant a balance – often on two wheels. Cycling has become a go-to outdoor activity during the fight against COVID-19, as physical distancing and the need to get outside to work muscles and mind have become a … Continue reading Pedal power – Niagara weekend GO trains to keep bike coaches for two more weeks

Large customer turnout for Niagara GO train kick-off weekend – But for safety’s sake, keep the face coverings in place

Metrolinx says there was an influx of customers on the first weekend of Niagara GO train service. So many people showed up the transit agency had to call in reinforcements. Amidst customers heading off to explore the outdoors, Metrolinx is also reinforcing the need to wear non-medical face masks when on transit, after some customers became too relaxed this past weekend on the Niagara run … Continue reading Large customer turnout for Niagara GO train kick-off weekend – But for safety’s sake, keep the face coverings in place