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Metrolinx COVID-19 update

Metrolinx has constantly updated incidents where transit staff, and customers, may have tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s the latest. We have been informed that a Metrolinx bus operator has tested positive for COVID-19. The last day of work for the driver was October 31 and they had no contact with customers except for one trip leaving at 7:50 p.m. from Yorkdale to Oshawa GO Station. … Continue reading Metrolinx COVID-19 update

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Bowmanville Rail Service Extension option goes to Metrolinx board – Plan would see GO service extend eastward through Durham communities

Based on an updated Initial Business Case, planners are focusing in on an option that would use Canadian Pacific Railway’s existing General Motors spur line to cross Hwy. 401 and connect to Bowmanville. While still early in the process, the recommendation is good news for those wanting to see GO rail extended further eastward, to where residents live, work and play. Momentum is driving GO … Continue reading Bowmanville Rail Service Extension option goes to Metrolinx board – Plan would see GO service extend eastward through Durham communities

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GO Transit ridership map updated – Find out how your station or lines are doing

The latest stats are in and show record-breaking ridership numbers for GO Transit. A steady growth in off-peak ridership means more customers are opting to take trains outside of their daily commutes. As Valentine’s approaches, GO Transit is feeling the love. The latest ridership map and report, which will be presented at the Feb. 20 public Metrolinx board meeting, shows a record number of customers … Continue reading GO Transit ridership map updated – Find out how your station or lines are doing

The latest ridership map shows an increase in total ridership, as well as GO train boardings.

Track your station – Updated GO Transit ridership map shows continued growth across the network

Short distance trips, increased service options and event partnerships all contributed to reasons why customers are choosing GO transit more frequently. Find out how your own line is doing. You’ve probably noticed many new faces on the GO service in the past few months. An updated ridership map from April to September 2019 shows a continuing trend of growth at 4.1 per cent. Barrie grew … Continue reading Track your station – Updated GO Transit ridership map shows continued growth across the network

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Metrolinx to mark Remembrance Day with solemn ceremony and a welcome aboard for military and family

As Canada prepares to mark Remembrance Day and the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the occasion has a heartfelt resonance for Metrolinx staff. A special ceremony is held each year at an Oshawa GO bus facility – which was once home to a top secret military complex – just as a wider welcome is extended to military members and their families, aboard our vehicles. As a former … Continue reading Metrolinx to mark Remembrance Day with solemn ceremony and a welcome aboard for military and family