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 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

Photo of a level crossing with increase safety measures for pedestrians, arms, lights and barriers.

Pedestrian crossing arms in full swing at two Stouffville rail crossings – ahead of schedule thanks to community cooperation

As Metrolinx continues to add a second track, and increase train traffic on the Stouffville Corridor, maze gates are the first step towards improving the safety at crossings. The warning signs are now pretty clear. In January, ‘maze barriers’ and fencing were installed at three level crossings on the Stouffville rail corridor, as a next step towards improving pedestrian safety at Huntingwood, Havendale, and Finch … Continue reading Pedestrian crossing arms in full swing at two Stouffville rail crossings – ahead of schedule thanks to community cooperation

Largest GO train service increase in five years provides more opportunity for customers

220 new trips every week are now available along Lakeshore East and West lines from dawn to dusk Let’s say you want to head from Pickering to downtown Toronto later on a weekday to avoid the morning rush. Perhaps you need to leave work quickly and get home to Oakville mid-afternoon. Maybe you’re travelling here and there along Lakeshore for some shopping, eating or sight-seeing. … Continue reading Largest GO train service increase in five years provides more opportunity for customers

Bridging together the past and the future

Construction crews work to restore vital pieces of Canadian history along the Lakeshore rail corridors If you travel along the Lakeshore West rail corridor on any given weekend this fall, you’ll likely notice a bustling construction site filled with equipment and engineers. For nine weekends, they are working around the clock to give new life to several century old overpasses, including the historic Humber River … Continue reading Bridging together the past and the future