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PRESTO Website Affected August 4th and 5th 2017

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. Advertisements

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New GO Transit Double Deck Buses Enter Service

GO Transit has started receiving, and placing into service, new low floor double deck buses which will enable GO Transit to run double deck buses on more routes, including to and from Union Station and their Hamilton GO Centre. Here … Continue reading

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New GO Transit Cabcars

GO Transit has been steadily receiving its new more sleek cabcars from Bombardier, and started placing them into service in late 2015. Here are some pictures of the new cabcars:

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Transit Adjustments in Preparation for Winter Weather

Metrolinx, the provincial operator of GO Transit and the Union-Pearson Express (UPX), has announced that it is adjusting service for the morning of March 2nd, 2016.  With an expected 10-15 cm of snow overnight, service levels during the rush hour … Continue reading

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Union Pearson Express Fares to Decrease on March 9th, 2016

Metrolinx, the provincial agency that runs the Union Pearson Express, has announced that the fares for the service will decrease effective March 9th, 2016. The train service, which operates between Union Station and Terminal 1 at Pearson International Airport with stops … Continue reading

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GO Transit Increases Fares

Starting today, February 1st, GO Transit is increasing its fares to help offset the costs of increased service on its routes. For short distance trips, currently set at between $5.30 and $5.69, there will be no increase in fares. For … Continue reading

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Union-Pearson Express Averaging 2,500 Customers Per Day

Metrolinx, the Ontario Government agency which operates the Union-Pearson Express (UPX), has announced that the UPX is carrying 2,500 passengers per day on average.  This is down from an average of 3,250 passengers per day when the service began. Metrolinx … Continue reading

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