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Metrolinx announces improvements to GO train Service Guarantee

Starting today (Oct. 7), Metrolinx is expanding the list of types of delays that are eligible for a refund through the Service Guarantee program. Transit delays happen, and now it’s a bit easier for GO train customers to get a refund. Starting today (Oct. 7), the GO train Service Guarantee is expanding to include all regularly scheduled trips delayed by 15 minutes or more – … Continue reading Metrolinx announces improvements to GO train Service Guarantee

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Tornado and severe weather impacts Barrie GO train service

High winds and hail that damaged structures and vehicles today (July 15) in Barrie has also impacted GO Transit. Here’s the latest. (July 15 – 5:45 p.m.) Update: Barrie Police have opened access to Barrie South GO Station and GO service can now access the station. Crews have also cleared the tracks from downed trees and debris. GO Transit officials say normal GO train service … Continue reading Tornado and severe weather impacts Barrie GO train service

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Nice outside? Sure, but the Hurontario LRT project is an example of extreme weather safety measures

Weather in Canada can turn horrible – and always returns to bitter cold. Here’s how construction of the Hurontario light rail transit line managed to get through this past winter safely, and how it’s always prepared for foul weather. We know, our minds are on better weather now. And we’re all about looking forward. But as Ontario waves goodbye to March, as well as the … Continue reading Nice outside? Sure, but the Hurontario LRT project is an example of extreme weather safety measures

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As winter weather returns to Toronto and surrounding communities – A GO Transit primer for your commute

We know we’re moving toward the end of another Canadian winter, but after a mild spell, and now thrust back into the slush and snow, we’ve come up with tips on travelling across the system today. We were so very close. Almost enough to forget it’s still February in Canada. Lulled in by milder temperatures during the month, the back-to-chill conditions GO Transit customers are … Continue reading As winter weather returns to Toronto and surrounding communities – A GO Transit primer for your commute