A man helps to attach a glass barrier next to a seat on a train.

Metrolinx continues to guard against the spread of COVID-19

Since January 2020, Metrolinx has kept everyone updated on the actions to limit the spread of the virus including any new efforts implemented to keep everyone safe and been transparent about the number of staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. This week, Metrolinx had 11 additional staff across a variety of work locations in the GTHA test positive for COVID-19. Although it does it … Continue reading Metrolinx continues to guard against the spread of COVID-19

GO Train passing along the lakeshore in the sunset

Burlington GO station set for temporary closure of elevators – Upgrades impact customers who use lifts to access train platforms

Work on the elevators is needed as they reach the end of their lifespan and the work will mean doing without them for the duration of the upgrade. Here’s what customers need to know as this important project takes place, plus some improvements coming to one of Lakeshore West’s busiest stations. Burlington GO train customers are getting a much needed lift this fall. That’s because … Continue reading Burlington GO station set for temporary closure of elevators – Upgrades impact customers who use lifts to access train platforms

Image shows the new PRESTO devices, including a closeup of thge screen.

New PRESTO devices go live on GO – Digital fare machines are a glimpse into technology to come for customers

You’ll start seeing some new PRESTO payment devices on GO Transit today (Feb. 6). This means changes for the better for PRESTO customers. For just a moment, Erica Pauze hesitated – looked at a nearby station attendant – then tapped her PRESTO card on the high-tech device. “OK, now this is awesome,” the Midland resident said as she used the new digital fare pillar today … Continue reading New PRESTO devices go live on GO – Digital fare machines are a glimpse into technology to come for customers