Autonomous shuttles pilot projects ending for Whitby and Rouge Hill GO Stations

Two shuttle pilot initiatives are at an end, though lessons learned from the projects will help Metrolinx and its partners  to plan for future transportation needs. These lessons will support autonomous vehicles on public roads and into public transit systems. Autonomous shuttle trials in Whitby and Toronto have ended following the news that the shuttle’s manufacturer, Local Motors, ceased operations in January. While the trials … Continue reading Autonomous shuttles pilot projects ending for Whitby and Rouge Hill GO Stations

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Lakeshore East weekend GO train service affected by upcoming construction

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Dec. 10-12) on the Lakeshore East Line. There are also some minor schedule changes on the Stouffville GO Line. Metrolinx News is giving GO customers a heads up about the temporary schedule changes and explaining why this work is needed. Important construction work is happening this weekend that will impact travel on the Lakeshore East GO Line. Beginning late Friday … Continue reading Lakeshore East weekend GO train service affected by upcoming construction

Weekend GO train update: No construction on Lakeshore West Line as cleanup from incident is completed on Lakeshore East

Repair work is now complete on the Lakeshore East GO Line following a fatal incident involving a worker last weekend – with train service resuming tomorrow (Dec. 5). Over on the Lakeshore West Line, there is no construction work planned this weekend (Dec. 3-5), and will run on the regular schedule. Taking transit to an event this weekend? Here’s what you need to know. *Editors … Continue reading Weekend GO train update: No construction on Lakeshore West Line as cleanup from incident is completed on Lakeshore East

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

A train moves across a bridge.

Lakeshore East weekend train service affected by upcoming construction

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Nov. 5-7) on the Lakeshore East Line. Metrolinx News is giving GO customers a heads up about the temporary schedule changes and explaining why this work is needed. Important construction work is happening this weekend that will impact travel on the Lakeshore East GO Line. Beginning Friday, Nov.  5 at 9:30 p.m. until the end of service on … Continue reading Lakeshore East weekend train service affected by upcoming construction

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Metrolinx unveils host of new service change options for the new year – Find out if you’re impacted by upcoming improvements

Both train and bus changes are taking place across the GO Transit network. Even those who fly out of Pearson Airport will have more possibilities in 2020. Most changes start on Jan. 11. There will be 527,040 minutes to use up in 2020. Metrolinx has announced pending schedule updates and additions that will give customers more options to save some of that time in the … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils host of new service change options for the new year – Find out if you’re impacted by upcoming improvements

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Was this your class trip to see the Rouge Hill sod-turning for GO Transit in 1966? Sorry if it may have seemed lame, as it really turned out to be a big deal for Ontario

Even before GO Transit began to run buses and trains, work was underway to design a transit future that would grow into the 21st century. In our continuing HistoricGO series looking at vintage photos salvaged from storage boxes in our Metrolinx facilities, we’re giving the backstory to a number of black and white images of the official ceremonial start of construction of Rouge Hill station. … Continue reading Was this your class trip to see the Rouge Hill sod-turning for GO Transit in 1966? Sorry if it may have seemed lame, as it really turned out to be a big deal for Ontario