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 GO train makes a run along tracks during an early morning commute.

Lakeshore West and Barrie weekend GO train service affected by construction projects

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Nov. 20-21) on the Lakeshore West and Barrie GO Lines. The work means there will be no Lakeshore West train service between Oakville and Union Station for the majority of the weekend – but there are some special Lakeshore West trains running Saturday evening.  Metrolinx News is giving GO customers a heads up about the temporary schedule changes and … Continue reading Lakeshore West and Barrie weekend GO train service affected by construction projects

Work crews are replacing track and signal infrastructure on the Lakeshore West line

Lakeshore West weekend train service replaced by buses for construction project

Important construction work is happening this weekend (Nov. 12-14) on the Lakeshore West Line. The work means there will be no Lakeshore West train service for the majority of the weekend. 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 significantly impact travel on … Continue reading Lakeshore West weekend train service replaced by buses for construction project

How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

When it comes to one of Peel Region’s busiest streets, construction for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project is a balancing act. Night construction can be disruptive to neighbours, and daytime construction can impact traffic flow. Find out how the Hurontario LRT team makes it work. Building transit quickly and safely sometimes means building it overnight. Although overnight construction can minimize traffic restrictions during … Continue reading How the Hurontario LRT team keeps night work noise to a minimum

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

Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Road closures are a pain, but the construction they allow lead to significant gains. Here’s why a weekend closure is planned for Rutherford Road and what it means for GO customers and drivers. People planning to use Rutherford Road this coming weekend (Oct. 22-25), might need to change their plans a bit. At least if you’re looking to use the section between Westburne Drive and … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

GO train speed limits through the City of Guelph are set to gradually increase over the coming months following major signaling upgrades and safety testing. The GO Kitchener Line has been bustling with construction activity as GO train service is set to undergo a transformation into a true commuter service with more travel options and shorter trip times. Many Guelph residents have seen some of … Continue reading Moving the needle on Kitchener Line GO Expansion as shorter travel times start to become reality

Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

As the busiest transit hub in Canada, Union Station is used to playing host to more than – prior to COVID-19 – 300,000 daily visitors. Serving those travelers is about to get easier, as Bay Concourse is now open, thanks to a project led by the City of Toronto, in partnership with Metrolinx. We break down what all the restoration and revitalization means for customers … Continue reading Brand new Bay Concourse opens to customers inside Union Station today

Metrolinx holding public info session on Barrie GO Line expansion plans

Metrolinx is working to transform the way the region moves by building an integrated transit network across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton region. Over the next 10 years, Metrolinx’s GO Expansion program will transform the existing GO rail system to deliver a whole new rapid transit experience. Here’s how those interested can get all the details. Transit customers and residents along the Barrie GO Line … Continue reading Metrolinx holding public info session on Barrie GO Line expansion plans

Weekend shutdown – Metrolinx continues major upgrades on one of Canada’s busiest stretches of rail

After several weekends of construction, considerable progress has been made on overhauling a well-worn section of GO Transit’s Lakeshore West line – specifically vital components and pieces of equipment that keep vehicles rolling. But getting this work done takes more than big pieces of machinery, it takes dedicated people too. GO Transit’s Lakeshore West Line carries more people than any commuter rail line in the … Continue reading Weekend shutdown – Metrolinx continues major upgrades on one of Canada’s busiest stretches of rail