Schedule Changes

Service to West Harbour GO Station begins July 9

Starting July 9, regular weekday service to the new West Harbour GO Station will begin. There will be two new trips to Union Station in the morning and two trips back in the evening. There will also be connecting GO Bus service from Aldershot.  More information on West Harbour GO.

Lakeshore West GO Train

  • A weekday eastbound trip will depart West Harbour GO at 6:16 a.m. and make all stops to Clarkson GO then express to Union Station arriving at 7:24. This will be an extension of the 6:30 a.m. trip from Aldershot GO.
  • A weekday eastbound trip will depart West Harbour at 6:46 a.m. and make all stops to Clarkson GO then express to Union Station arriving at 7:57 a.m. This will be an extension of the 7:00 a.m. trip from Aldershot GO.
  • The weekday westbound 4:47 p.m. and 5:23 p.m. trips from Union Station will be extended to West Harbour, arriving at 5:59 p.m. and 6:35 p.m.

GO Bus

  • Eight weekday westbound GO Bus Route 18E trips will connect with trains at Aldershot GO Station and service West Harbour GO Station on request only.


Changes to GO Train and Bus Service, now in effect

As of June 27, 2015, there are new and changed trips on the Lakeshore West GO Train line and connecting buses on weekdays to provide more frequent service and ease crowding.  There are also changes to other GO Bus services.

Find out if there are changes to your route below. 

More Service

Lakeshore West GO Train 

  • New weekday eastbound trip will depart Aldershot GO at 6:30 a.m. making all stops to Clarkson GO, then express to Union Station arriving at 7:24 a.m.
  • New weekday eastbound trip will depart Bronte GO at 7:27 a.m. making all stops to Clarkson GO, then express to Union Station arriving at 8:04 a.m.
  • Extended – The weekday eastbound 5:35 p.m. trip from Oakville GO will now begin at Aldershot GO at 5:01 p.m., and now also stop at Burlington, Appleby and Bronte, with earlier departures at all stops beginning at Oakville and arrival at Union Station at 6:11 p.m.
  • Extended – The weekday westbound 4:43 p.m. trip from Union Station to Oakville GO will now continue to Aldershot GO, arriving at 5:51 p.m. and making all stops.

GO Bus

  • Route 15 – New weekday eastbound trip will depart McMaster University at 4:31 p.m.
  • Route 18 – Two new weekday eastbound trips will depart Hamilton GO Centre at 6:00 a.m. and 4:29 p.m.
  • Route 61 – New weekday northbound trip will depart Union Station at 9:10 p.m.
  • Route 65C – New weekday northbound trip will depart Union Station at 10:40 p.m.

Changing Service

Lakeshore West GO Train

  • The weekday eastbound 6:12 a.m. trip from Hamilton GO Centre will depart twelve minutes earlier at 6:00 a.m. and arrive at Union Station earlier at 7:13 a.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • The weekday eastbound 6:32 a.m. trip from Hamilton GO Centre will depart two minutes earlier at 6:30 a.m. and arrive at Union Station earlier at 7:41 a.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • The weekday eastbound 7:05 a.m. trip from Hamilton GO Centre will depart five minutes earlier at 7:00 a.m. and arrive at Union Station earlier at 8:12 a.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • The weekday eastbound 7:25 a.m. trip from Oakville GO will depart five minutes earlier at 7:20 a.m. and arrive at Union Station earlier at 8:06 a.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • The weekday eastbound 7:07 a.m. trip from Aldershot GO will depart seven minutes earlier at 7:00 a.m. and arrive at Union Station earlier at 7:57 a.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • The weekday westbound 5:25 p.m. trip from Union Station will depart two minutes earlier at 5:23 p.m. and arrive at Aldershot GO earlier at 6:21 p.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.

These train time changes are in preparation for the start of regular weekday GO Train service to the new West Harbour GO Station on July 9 and to improve overall service frequency and ease crowding.

GO Bus

  • Routes 12, 15, 18, 20 – Earlier departures of up to eighteen minutes to connect to the changing Lakeshore West trains.
  • Route 52 – All westbound trips from Hwy. 407 at Brock Rd. in Brougham will depart two minutes earlier due to construction in the area.
  • Route 68C – Some weekend trips will be extended to Aurora GO to connect with the Barrie seasonal GO Train service.
  • Routes 19, 37, 38, 63, 66, 92, and 96 – Earlier departures of up to five minutes on some trips and minor changes to better reflect actual travel times.


Barrie and Niagara Seasonal Service Returns

Barrie seasonal GO Train service resumes on June 27. Niagara seasonal service returns on July 3.

Suspended Service

  • GO Bus Route 65A – To avoid duplicating service, these weekend trips will be suspended for the summer as customers can take the Barrie seasonal trains:
    • Northbound trips departing Union Station at 11:40 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 12:40 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 6:40 p.m., and 10:10 p.m.
    • Southbound trips departing Newmarket GO Terminal at 10:10 a.m., 10:40 a.m., 2:10 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 4:10 p.m. and 4:40 p.m.
  • GO Bus Route 70E – The weekday northbound trip departing Unionville GO at 4:01 p.m. is suspended for the summer due to low ridership during this time. Customers can instead take the Route 70 trip which departs at 4:01 p.m. and makes the same stops.



Holidays & Special Events

Sometimes special events and holidays have an impact on our service. Please see your specific schedule for exact times.

Holiday / Schedule Change Date Schedule Type
Family Day February 16, 2015 Saturday schedule
Good Friday April 3, 2015 Sunday schedule
Victoria Day May 18, 2015 Saturday schedule
Canada Day July 1, 2015 Saturday schedule
Civic Holiday August 3, 2015 Saturday schedule
Labour Day September 7, 2015 Sunday schedule
Thanksgiving Day October 12, 2015 Sunday schedule
Christmas Eve December 24, 2015 Early homebound Schedule
Christmas Day December 25, 2015 Sunday schedule
Boxing Day December 26, 2015 Saturday schedule
Observed Boxing Day December 28, 2015 Saturday schedule
New Year's Eve December 31, 2015 Early homebound / Late night
New Year's Day January 1, 2016 Sunday schedule

Saturday Schedule or Sunday Schedule means service on these days will run according to the Saturday or Sunday schedule specified in the schedule for each route. Please note that some GO Transit routes do not offer weekend service -- you should check your specific schedule for information about weekend service.