Crews watch as a section of bridge is moved in.

Original limestone saved as historic Guelph rail bridge gets major refit

The Speed River Bridge has withstood the test of time. Over the course of nine weekends, crews will be working around the clock to give new life to this historic traverse whose foundation was built the same year as pasteurization was introduced to the world. Guelph’s Speed River Bridge – a crossing that’s older than Canada – is getting a new lease on a lofty … Continue reading Original limestone saved as historic Guelph rail bridge gets major refit

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

A train moves across a bridge.

What to expect from Kitchener GO corridor virtual open house sessions

A lot goes into improving rail service on a major line. Here, we break down needed assessments for Kitchener Line, and how you can take part in an open house to learn more. *Editor’s Note: this story was updated on Aug 12 to reflect the extension of the virtual open house period from Aug 12 to the new date of Aug 28* A lot of … Continue reading What to expect from Kitchener GO corridor virtual open house sessions

The last piece of pre-cast concrete is lifted into place at Bramalea GO Station.

Putting the puzzle together at Bramalea GO Station

While the finishing touches are being put on the parking structure at Bramalea GO, new construction work is starting that will change the way customers access their trains. Starting April 20, the centre pedestrian tunnel is being closed to complete important upgrades on the west and centre portions of the island platform. If you think finishing a thousand-piece puzzle feels good, imagine that feeling – … Continue reading Putting the puzzle together at Bramalea GO Station

Building up Bramalea GO – major expansion milestone brings revamped station one step closer to reality

Bramalea GO customers can expect changes to their commute starting February 13, as construction work on new station building, parking structure and platforms moves onto next phase. Building a new GO station takes a lot of heavy lifting. It’s not just excavators, cranes, and bulldozers – it also takes people power. Bramalea GO station has been under construction for more than eight months and major … Continue reading Building up Bramalea GO – major expansion milestone brings revamped station one step closer to reality