An UP Express train is seen on tracks, near the airport.

Five years in the making – Take our birthday UP Express quiz

As we all know, a lot can change in five years. It’s been that long since the Union Pearson Express began service as a quick rail link between Toronto Pearson International Airport and downtown Toronto. Most people simply call it ‘UP Express’. But what else do you know about it. Let’s test your memory and transit knowledge. Back on June 6, 2015, the world was … Continue reading Five years in the making – Take our birthday UP Express quiz

Metrolinx announces continuation of GO Transit’s Sunday Funday unlimited travel pass

Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster announces popular travel program will extend into the spring, starting March 1, 2020. Following a successful  pilot program, Metrolinx announced today (Feb. 20) the continuation of their popular Sunday Funday program. The next phase begins on March 1, 2020. For 11 weeks, Metrolinx piloted Sunday Funday which provided GO train and bus customers with an e-ticket pass for $10 in which … Continue reading Metrolinx announces continuation of GO Transit’s Sunday Funday unlimited travel pass

Image shows an UP Express train pulling out of the Union Station platform.

UP Express sees record customer satisfaction feedback – GO Transit e-ticket numbers also soar in new Metrolinx board report

As the cold sets in across Ontario, the warmth keeps coming in for UP Express, the Pearson Airport to Union Station shuttle. Newly released stats show UP customers giving high marks to the transit route. The news comes as the Metrolinx board also briefed on the growing number of GO customers attracted to the option of e-tickets. If a train could blush, Union Pearson (UP) … Continue reading UP Express sees record customer satisfaction feedback – GO Transit e-ticket numbers also soar in new Metrolinx board report