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

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Getting on board – Metrolinx launches new signage pilot program to make catching your train even easier

Starting Thursday, March 4, customers at Mimico and Danforth GO stations will notice new colourful platform signs that will make it easier to know where to stand regardless of what length of train rolls in. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Metrolinx has made many adjustments to its GO train services – but one of the most noticeable for customers has been the length of trains.   While using fewer coaches on low ridership trips has ensured GO is able to safely make the best use of its limited resources, it left some customers wondering, “where … Continue reading Getting on board – Metrolinx launches new signage pilot program to make catching your train even easier

Major track upgrades on Canada’s busiest rail corridor continue as the calendar flips to 2021

After several weekends of construction, significant 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. Hundreds of metres of track, demolition work, and innovative technology – all in the name of better service on GO’s most frequented line – is taking place. Imagine rebuilding Highway 401 all … Continue reading Major track upgrades on Canada’s busiest rail corridor continue as the calendar flips to 2021

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

Changes to Lakeshore West weekend GO Train service coming this month

Coming up later this month, (Nov 27-29), some Lakeshore West customers will need to change the way they commute. Because of important construction work taking place east of Long Branch GO station, the GO Train will not be able to stop at all stations, and will be replaced by GO Bus service. Some people work for the weekend, others work on the weekend. That’s the … Continue reading Changes to Lakeshore West weekend GO Train service coming this month

Parking to be reduced at Mimico GO as the popular Etobicoke station prepares for big improvements

While 70 parking spaces will no longer be available starting in January 2021, there are a lot of big things coming for Mimico GO Station. Find out more about the future of transit at Mimico GO. Nestled at the south end of Royal York Road, Mimico GO Station has long been a commuter hub for the people of Etobicoke. As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many … Continue reading Parking to be reduced at Mimico GO as the popular Etobicoke station prepares for big improvements

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Just released Park Lawn business case next step towards new GO Station in West Toronto

Newly released Updated Initial Business Case (IBC) document shows Park Lawn GO station would serve nearly 5,000 customers every day and help take thousands of cars off the road. Metrolinx says this is the next step towards bringing a new GO station to the Etobicoke community. The future of transit in Etobicoke just got a little bit brighter. A newly released document from Metrolinx shows … Continue reading Just released Park Lawn business case next step towards new GO Station in West Toronto

Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Glenn Healy marks 25 years as GO Transit commuter

While spending much of his life making saves on the ice, former NHL goalie Glenn Healy also makes a point of saving time by hopping on the train at Whitby GO Station every day. Healy is no GO train rookie. He’s been riding, what he affectionately calls, the “Green Limousine” for more than 25 years. In fact, he has enjoyed his ride on the train … Continue reading Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Glenn Healy marks 25 years as GO Transit commuter