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Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

Bramalea GO Station is one of the busiest on the Kitchener Line. It’s also a good example of some of the improvements happening as part of the GO Expansion project. While many regular travellers may have been away from the Bramalea facility as the province continues to fight against COVID-19, we thought we’d offer up a photo cheat-sheet on the many changes at this station. … Continue reading Have you missed these transit advances? Bramalea GO Station sees huge leaps for Kitchener Line passengers

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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Scarborough Junction Grade Separation Project will mean improved rail service – See how it may lead to changes for Scarborough GO Station customers

The Scarborough Junction Grade Separation Project will be a major element of the huge GO Expansion Program and help speed up service on the Lakeshore East and Stouffville Rail corridors. Here’s what you need to know. You may have heard by now that the GO Expansion Program will provide faster and more convenient transit for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region of Ontario. But here are … Continue reading Scarborough Junction Grade Separation Project will mean improved rail service – See how it may lead to changes for Scarborough GO Station customers

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Safety and accessibility improvements coming to Port Credit GO station

From upgraded elevator connections to a new accessibility ramp, Metrolinx is enhancing the safety features at Port Credit GO. Here’s what you need know about the improvements coming to this popular Lakeshore West station. One of GO’s most popular Lakeshore West stations is getting a major facelift. Starting today (August 4), Metrolinx will begin work at Port Credit GO station that will enhance the accessibility and … Continue reading Safety and accessibility improvements coming to Port Credit GO station

A sign of progress at Cooksville GO Station garage – What it takes to raise up a banner that weighs as much as a small car

Many customers see those huge GO Transit signs at their nearest stations. But how do you safely construct something that’s made to survive Canadian weather? Hold your laptop computer over your head. Now stand on your front porch and don’t move, no matter the weather, for, say, five minutes. Or years ahead. Keeping something elevated isn’t – despite all the urban things around us – … Continue reading A sign of progress at Cooksville GO Station garage – What it takes to raise up a banner that weighs as much as a small car

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At Rutherford GO Station – How to build a structure to hold up a village worth of cars

The lots may be fairly vacant right now, but once life – and travels – return to normal, customers will appreciate work still taking place at stations. Among them is Rutherford GO Station, which is in the middle of major improvements. When you need it most, you see a single open parking space at your GO station. Metrolinx looks at it as something a bit … Continue reading At Rutherford GO Station – How to build a structure to hold up a village worth of cars

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