PRESTO Website Affected August 4th and 5th 2017

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PRESTO card logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Metrolinx has announced that they are planning on doing a system upgrade on the PRESTO website from late evening Friday August 4th until late morning Saturday August 5th, 2017.

During the upgrade, the website may not be accessible. Continue reading

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Reduced Service on the Lakeshore West Line July 7th to 9th 2017

From 7:30 p.m. tonight, July 7th 2017, until the end of service on July 9th 2017, GO Transit will operate on a reduced, hourly, service instead of 30 minute service on the Lakeshore West line.

The first trains affected will be the 8:13 p.m. westbound GO train from Union Station, and the 8:31 p.m. departure from Aldershot.  After that, until the end of service Sunday night, only eastbound trains from Aldershot departing at :01 past the hour, and westbound GO trains departing Union Station at :43 past the hour will operate.  The :31 past the hour (eastbound) and :13 past the hour (westbound GO trains will not operate. Continue reading

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No Subway Service from St. George to Broadview June 10th & 11th

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TTC subway car parked in St. George subway station. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is shutting down part of the Bloor-Danforth Line (Line 2) between St. George and Broaview station on June 10th and 11th, 2017.  This is to allow the TTC to perform routine maintenance along the line.

Bay station will be shut down during the weekend, but all other stations will remain open in order to sell tickets and connect with streetcars or buses.  Shuttle buses will provide service along Bloor St. and Danforth Ave. during the closure. Continue reading

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Platform Changes Coming to Union Station

English: Union Station, Toronto

Union Station, Toronto (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

GO Transit has announce more platform changes to Union Station starting June 7th, 2017.

Platforms #4, #5, and #6 will be closed for construction, while platforms #7, #8, #9, and #10 will re-open for use.  Construction continues on Union Station’s revitalization and the closures of different platforms is part of the process. Continue reading

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Streetcar Service on Queen St.

Starting on May 7th, 2017 and running until September 2017, the TTC has replaced streetcar service along the entire 501 Queen line with buses.

Here are a couple pictures of streetcar service on May 5th, 2017 prior to the change over to bus service: Continue reading

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DVP to be Closed from April 21st to April 23rd, 2017

The City of Toronto is shutting down the entire Don Valley Parkway, from the Gardiner Expressway in the south to the 401 in the north.

The closure begins at 11 p.m. April 21st, 2017 and should be completed by 5 a.m. April 24th, 2017. Continue reading

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March 4th and 5th 2017: Sheppard Line Shutdown

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has announced that it is closing the entire Sheppard Line (‘Line 4’) on March 4th and 5th 2017 in order to provide time for maintenance work. Continue reading

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