Metrolinx gives away firewood as part of vegetation management program

More than 350 people from the local community came out to a recent firewood giveaway event in Whitchurch-Stouffville. Check out photos from the event and find out just how much wood was given away. The price was right for Stouffville residents. As part of Metrolinx’s vegetation management program, the transit agency, and its contractor GRASCAN … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away firewood as part of vegetation management program

Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville GO Line as station upgrades progress at Unionville GO Station

This weekend, crews will be putting the final pieces of new track into place at Unionville GO. This work can only be done when trains aren’t running and will require a major track closure on the Stouffville GO Line Oct. 22-24, 2021. Get the latest on the work and how it will impact train service. … Continue reading Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville GO Line as station upgrades progress at Unionville GO Station

Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction

October is a busy month for construction on the GO Transit network. This work will impact some GO train and bus customers. Here are all the details so people can plan ahead. Think of this as a roadmap for navigating GO train construction work in October. While GO remains ready to move people across the … Continue reading Some GO Transit schedules impacted by upcoming track construction

Metrolinx renaming Lincolnville GO Station to honour 200 year old elm tree

The centuries-old tree that stands on the site of the new Lincolnville GO Station will now have the station renamed in its honour. Lincolnville’s oldest resident is being honoured in a big way. Effective Oct. 16, Lincolnville GO Station will be re-named Old Elm GO Station to acknowledge a historic 200-year-old elm tree. In preliminary … Continue reading Metrolinx renaming Lincolnville GO Station to honour 200 year old elm tree

Metrolinx announces increased weekday service across the GO Transit network

Most GO train and bus schedules are changing in September as Metrolinx restores or adjusts service to meet passenger demand, including a number of new trips on the Kitchener line. Here are the highlights. Metrolinx is increasing and adjusting service starting Sept. 4 to meet the expected demand from customers returning to school and the … Continue reading Metrolinx announces increased weekday service across the GO Transit network

New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality

The province and City of Toronto have signed a revised agreement in principle for the SmartTrack Stations program, launching the procurement process for four new GO stations around Toronto. A fifth station, East Harbour will be delivered through a transit-oriented community process. Today (Aug. 17), the province of Ontario and City of Toronto announced the … Continue reading New agreement with City of Toronto helps bring new SmartTrack stations closer to reality

Track construction means no Stouffville line trains this weekend plus Lakeshore East service impacts

Coming up this weekend (August 14-15), Lakeshore East and Stouffville customers will need to change the way they travel. Because of important construction work taking place between Union Station and Danforth GO station, GO trains will not be able to stop at all stations, and will be replaced by GO bus service for some stations. … Continue reading Track construction means no Stouffville line trains this weekend plus Lakeshore East service impacts

Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

With the province now in Step Three of reopening, Metrolinx is offering customers more flexibility to get on the GO this summer by bringing back services and adding new ones. Metrolinx is increasing rail service starting Aug. 7 as riders continue to return to transit.  The changes will offer more flexibility in scheduling and planning trips for customers heading back to work, while using GO to also reconnect with friends and family, as well as attend sporting events and concerts.   The news includes the announcement of all-day, hourly … Continue reading Metrolinx increasing GO train service on several major routes plus new hourly service to West Harbour GO

Stouffville GO line sees significant changes

Metrolinx construction is preparing the line for frequent two-way, all-day service. Let’s bring you up to speed on what’s different along the line and where it’s all leading. If you live anywhere along the Stouffville rail corridor, you may have seen various Metrolinx construction notices and sites and wondered what was happening. Work is underway … Continue reading Stouffville GO line sees significant changes

Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

We continue to bring you the latest advances in construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) route, thanks to images that take you behind and over construction barriers. This time, you’ll go inside and out at two different stations along the LRT route. One look inside the Kennedy Crosstown LRT station shows you … Continue reading Station construction shows how progress continues on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project