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Mandatory vaccination policy takes effect for GO train crews

As Alstom crews aboard GO trains all start adhering to Metrolinx’s rules on the need to be fully vaccinated, here is what customers should know about any impact to scheduling of trips. The mandatory vaccination policy for GO train crews, who are employees of Alstom and subject to the company’s mandatory vaccination policy in line with Metrolinx’s policy, is now in effect. Although 96 per … Continue reading Mandatory vaccination policy takes effect for GO train crews

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Most asked questions about Metrolinx staff vaccination and how they impact customers

Customers and communities and even the media often ask Metrolinx all kinds of interesting questions. That includes about the impact of a policy, brought in on Nov. 1, that requires all staff members working for the transit agency to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To get answers, Metrolinx News has turned to Anne Marie Aikins, head of Media and Public Relations for Metrolinx. You asked. And … Continue reading Most asked questions about Metrolinx staff vaccination and how they impact customers

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Metrolinx mandatory staff vaccinations and how they impact GO service

The world over, individuals and companies and governments are dealing with COVID vaccinations. Metrolinx, which recently brought in a policy that all staff would be fully vaccinated, is no different. But the loss of some staff, as the rules are fully enforced, means changes to some GO Transit service. Here’s an update on the numbers, as well as the short-term impact on some routes. In … Continue reading Metrolinx mandatory staff vaccinations and how they impact GO service

Anne Marie Aikins proudly shows proof of her COVID 'jab'.

Metrolinx announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for employees

As the more contagious Delta variant continues to circulate, Metrolinx is implementing even stronger measures to ensure as many people as possible get fully vaccinated and are protected. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, Metrolinx invested in a multi-layered approach to safety to lower the risk and control the spread. This strategy included implementing over 40 safety measures – like mandatory masks, protective … Continue reading Metrolinx announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for employees