Major milestone for updated Cooksville GO Station as new platform and pavilion open

Steady summer construction marks a growing list of milestones reached for Cooksville GO this month. Customers can now enjoy the comfort and convenience of a new east pavilion and a completed east platform – perfect timing as cool fall weather approaches. It’s big news for south Mississauga transit riders. The major facelift on Cooksville GO Station, one of Mississauga’s busiest transit hubs, is nearly finished. … Continue reading Major milestone for updated Cooksville GO Station as new platform and pavilion open

Photo of the diversion track south of Wallace Street in Toronto near the Davenport Diamond

Davenport Diamond Guideway project takes next step in getting customers where they need to go

With the temporary diversion track up and running, construction can begin on the elevated guideway. All Davenport Diamond construction activity until this point has been leading up to the opening of the diversion track – enabling GO trains to continue running while the elevated guideway is being built. As GO trains pass through the section between Bloor Street and Davenport Road, Barrie line customers might … Continue reading Davenport Diamond Guideway project takes next step in getting customers where they need to go

Killer selfie? Taking photos on GO Transit tracks isn’t worth risking your life

Several recent incidents involving dangerous behaviour near GO train tracks is prompting a public reminder about the potentially deadly consequences. Standing underneath a rail bridge on a recent blazing hot day, Transit Safety St. Sgt. Sue Milos points to a truss that spans across a Mississauga river. “That’s where they jump from,” she indicates while pointing to the centre of the bridge, shaking her head. … Continue reading Killer selfie? Taking photos on GO Transit tracks isn’t worth risking your life

Air flow on the GO: How Metrolinx keeps things fresh onboard trains

During this pandemic, researchers have learned a lot about how COVID-19 spreads — through droplets from sneezes or coughs, most likely after sustained contact with an infected person, and more than likely within an indoor setting with poor ventilation. The virus just doesn’t circulate as well in fresh, outdoor air. So how does Metrolinx ensure its trains have good air circulation to help limit the … Continue reading Air flow on the GO: How Metrolinx keeps things fresh onboard trains

A GO train pulls into the new platform at Kennedy GO Station

New train platform opens as construction progress continues at Kennedy GO Station

As part of GO Transit’s improvements at Kennedy GO Station, the existing train platform is temporarily closed for construction and a new one is open to make sure transit riders can still catch their train. Kennedy Station is one of the most important transit hubs in Toronto’s east end. Not only is it home to existing TTC and GO Transit connections, it is also a … Continue reading New train platform opens as construction progress continues at Kennedy GO Station

GO Train passes through the Hamilton Junction

Have your say as Metrolinx moves to transform GO rail network into comprehensive, all‐day rapid transit network for Ontario

New public consultations set for project that will enable two-way all-day GO service. Here’s how you can chime in, as well as the important chapters as the plan rolls out into the future. Don’t sell them off for just two cents. Your opinions are worth much more, as Metrolinx is calling for public input as the transit agency moves forward with a project to dramatically … Continue reading Have your say as Metrolinx moves to transform GO rail network into comprehensive, all‐day rapid transit network for Ontario

GO Trains sitting at the Whitby Rail Maintenance facility on the Lakeshore East Line

All lines impacted – GO Transit announces service increase as province continues in Stage 3 of COVID-19 recovery

As more and more customers return to transit, GO rail service will be adjusting services in September, including rail and bus routes. The volume of changes is significant, including for service in the off-peak hours. Metrolinx is increasing service starting Sept. 5 to meet the expected demand from the return to school and the workplace as Ontario continues to recover from the worst of the … Continue reading All lines impacted – GO Transit announces service increase as province continues in Stage 3 of COVID-19 recovery

GO Transit Expansion in Guelph – you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers

As the current Kitchener GO Corridor virtual open house continues, Metrolinx is listening to the concerns of local residents. The ultimate goal is to bring two-way all-day service to key parts of the GO Network, including the Kitchener GO corridor. Here are some of the key Guelph-related topics discussed during the current online engagement session. *Editor’s Note: this story was updated on Aug 10 to … Continue reading GO Transit Expansion in Guelph – you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers

Large customer turnout for Niagara GO train kick-off weekend – But for safety’s sake, keep the face coverings in place

Metrolinx says there was an influx of customers on the first weekend of Niagara GO train service. So many people showed up the transit agency had to call in reinforcements. Amidst customers heading off to explore the outdoors, Metrolinx is also reinforcing the need to wear non-medical face masks when on transit, after some customers became too relaxed this past weekend on the Niagara run … Continue reading Large customer turnout for Niagara GO train kick-off weekend – But for safety’s sake, keep the face coverings in place

A GO train travels past apple trees in bloom.

GO train service between Toronto and Niagara Falls is being reintroduced starting this weekend

It’s back. One of the nicest and most affordable ways to get to and from Niagara Falls is returning and will help people safely explore the attractions in their own backyard. Starting this weekend (August 1), Metrolinx is reintroducing weekend GO train service between Toronto & Niagara Falls. Trains will run every Saturday, Sunday and holiday Monday as part of regular weekend schedules. GO customers … Continue reading GO train service between Toronto and Niagara Falls is being reintroduced starting this weekend