Service Changes Service Changes


 

SCHEDULE CHANGES

Extra Barrie line train service July 22 and 23

On July 22 and 23, there will be extra Barrie line train service to accommodate a significant number of advanced GO train ticket bookings that have been made.

  • Special southbound trip will depart Allandale Waterfront at 6:42 a.m., making all stops, and arriving at Union at 8:20 a.m.
  • The 5:41 p.m. northbound trip from Union, which usually ends at Aurora, will continue on to Allandale Waterfront, making all stops, arriving at 7:18 p.m.
  • The Route 68 GO bus that connects to the 5:41 p.m. northbound train at Aurora will run as usual. If you’re going to a station past Aurora, remain on the train for easier travel.

Connecting GO bus and local transit routes will run as usual.

During this time, some other GO trips may be busier than usual.

Check your schedule here.

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TIPS FOR KEEPING IN THE KNOW

  • You can also use Triplinx to plan your trip.
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LAKESHORE EAST SERVICE REDUCTIONS JULY 21 TO 23

Lakeshore East GO Train service will be reduced from every 30 minutes to hourly the evening of Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23 for railway crossing work near Guildwood station and track work near Rouge Hill station to help ensure safe and reliable service.

Friday, July 21:

  • Eastbound service will be hourly starting with the 7:17 p.m. trip from Union. Trips that usually depart Union at 7:48 p.m., 8:43 p.m., 9:43 p.m., 10:43 p.m. and 11:43 p.m. will be cancelled.
  • Westbound service will be hourly starting with the 7:38 p.m. trip from Oshawa. Trips that usually depart Oshawa at 8:08 p.m., 9:08 p.m., and 10:08 p.m. will be cancelled.

Saturday, July 22 through Sunday, July 23:

Eastbound service will be hourly for most of the day:

  • Eastbound trips that usually depart Union at 43 minutes past the hour will be cancelled.
  • The trip that usually departs Union at 1:13 p.m. will also be cancelled.
  • Extra eastbound trip will depart Union at 12:30 p.m., make all stops and arrive at Oshawa at 1:25 p.m.

Westbound service will be hourly all day:

  • Westbound trips that usually depart Oshawa at 11 minutes past the hour will be cancelled.

Connecting GO Bus and local transit routes will run as usual.

You will need to wait approximately 30 minutes if your usual trip is affected.

TIPS FOR KEEPING IN THE KNOW

  • To avoid waiting an extra 30 minutes for your departing or connecting trip, check the schedule for your date of travel here.
  • You can also use Triplinx to plan your trip.
  • Sign up for On-The-GO alerts to receive timely, customized information about service changes and other GO news.

Extra Lakeshore trains after special events

This July we’ll have extra trains on the Lakeshore line to get you home more comfortably after special events.

There will be extra homebound Lakeshore West trains following the Blue Jays games on July 24, 25 and 28, and following the TFC game on July 22.

There will be an extra homebound Lakeshore East trains following the Blue Jays games on July 25 and 28, and following the TFC game on July 22.

These trips will not appear in GO schedules as departure times will depend on when the events end and passenger volumes. Be sure to check the departure board and listen for announcements.

During this time, you may experience up to 10 minutes of additional travel time due to large crowds following special events at Union Station and Exhibition GO.

For regularly scheduled service, please check your schedule at gotransit.com/schedules

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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 20, 2017 Saturday schedule
Good Friday April 14, 2017 Sunday schedule
Victoria Day May 22, 2017 Saturday schedule
Canada Day (observed) July 3, 2017 Saturday schedule
Civic Holiday August 7, 2017 Saturday schedule
Labour Day September 4, 2017 Sunday schedule
Thanksgiving Day October 9, 2017 Sunday schedule
Early Homebound December 22, 2017 Early homebound
Christmas Eve December 24, 2017 Saturday schedule
Christmas Day December 25, 2017 Sunday schedule
Boxing Day December 26, 2017 Saturday schedule
Early Homebound December 29, 2017 Early Homebound
New Year's Eve December 31, 2017 Sunday schedule. Late-night service & free rides after 7 p.m.

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.

Check back at the beginning of December for more information about our holiday levels of service.