Schedule Changes

LAKESHORE WEST SERVICE REDUCTIONS MAY 20 TO 23

Due to road and track work being done by the Town of Oakville on Fourth Line near Speers Road, Lakeshore West GO Train service will be reduced from every 30 minutes to hourly between Oakville and Aldershot the evening of May 20, and all day May 21 through 23.

Friday, May 20:

  • Eastbound trips that usually depart Aldershot at 8:31 p.m. and 9:31 p.m. will be cancelled between Aldershot and Oakville.
  • Westbound trips that depart Union Station at 7:13 p.m., 8:13 p.m., 9:13 p.m., 10:13 p.m. and 11:13 p.m. will end at Oakville.

Saturday, May 21, through Monday, May 23:

  • Eastbound trips that usually depart Aldershot at 31 minutes past the hour will be cancelled between Aldershot and Oakville.
  • Westbound trips that depart Union Station at 13 minutes past the hour will end at Oakville.

Connecting GO Buses and local transit routes will operate as usual.

Niagara Victoria Day Long Weekend train service will not be affected as it operates on a different track.

LAKESHORE EAST SERVICE REDUCTIONS MAY 21 TO 23

Train service on the entire Lakeshore East line will be reduced from every 30 minutes to every hour the long weekend of May 21 - 23, 2016 as we continue to upgrade Guildwood GO Station to make it more convenient for customers to access the station and GO services:

  • Eastbound trains will depart Union Station only at 13 minutes past each hour and all trains that usually depart Union Station at 43 minutes past each hour will be cancelled.
  • Westbound trains will depart Oshawa station only at 41 minutes past each hour and all trains that usually depart Oshawa station at 11 minutes past each hour will be cancelled.

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 help you plan your trip.
  • Sign up for On-The-GO alerts to recieve timely, customized information about service changes and other GO news.
  • For information about the road and track work being done by the Town of Oakville, please see Oakville.ca.
  • Extra Lakeshore Trains for Major Downtown Events

    This May we’ll have extra trains on the Lakeshore line to get you home more comfortably after major downtown events. There will be extra homebound Lakeshore West trains following Blue Jays games on May 2, 5 - 8, 18, 27 - 29, and following the Beyonce concert on May 25. There will also be an extra homebound Lakeshore East train following the Blue Jays game on May 18.

    See Toronto Blue Jays game schedule here.

    These trips will not appear in GO schedules as departure times will depend on when the game ends and passenger volumes. Be sure to check the departure board at Union Station and listen for announcements.

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

    Sign up for On-the-GO alerts to receive timely, customized information about your trip and other GO news.

    Changes to GO Service

    Starting April 2, 2016, there will be changes to a number of GO Bus trips. These include new evening and weekend trips on select routes, seasonal reductions on some school routes, and adjustments to some route stops and times. The arrival time at Union of one weekday midday eastbound Kitchener line train trip will also be adjusted.

    GO Train Service

    Kitchener Line

    The schedule for the weekday eastbound 11 a.m. trip from Mount Pleasant will now show the arrival at Union Station to be six minutes later at 12 noon to better reflect the actual arrival time. Times at all stops along the route will remain the same.

    GO Bus Service

    More trips:

    • Route 19A (Finch – Square One): new hourly weekday late-evening service and new hourly weekend service.
    • Route 21C (Meadowvale – Union Express): new trip will depart at 5:20 p.m. and arrive at 6:25 p.m.
    • Route 27F (Finch – Meadowvale): new hourly weekend service with stops at Meadowvale Business Park.

    Discontinued Stop:

    Weekend Route 47G will no longer stop at Yorkdale GO. Use new Route 19A weekend service from Square One GO for a faster connection to Yorkdale. From York University, take TTC to Yorkdale.

    Time Changes:

    Changes to some trips on routes 12, 16, 33, 38, 40, 46, 47, 48, 51, 52, 54, 61, 68, 71, and 90 to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.

    Reinstated Service

    Service to Canada’s Wonderland begins on May 1.

    Suspended Service:

    Some trips that serve schools will be suspended for the spring/summer season due to typically lower ridership during this time.

    Be sure to check the schedule to see if your usual trip is affected.

    Tips for keeping in the know

  • Use Triplinx to plan your route and travel easier across the region.
  • Sign up for On-The-GO alerts to receive timely, customized information about service changes and other GO news.
  • You can also visit the GO mobile website to stay in the know while on the GO.
  • 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 15, 2016 Saturday schedule
    Good Friday March 25, 2016 Sunday schedule
    Victoria Day May 23, 2016 Saturday schedule
    Canada Day July 1, 2016 Saturday schedule
    Civic Holiday August 1, 2016 Saturday schedule
    Labour Day September 5, 2016 Sunday schedule
    Thanksgiving Day October 10, 2016 Sunday schedule
    Early Homebound December 23, 2016 Early homebound
    Christmas Eve December 24, 2016 Saturday schedule
    Christmas Day December 25, 2016 Sunday schedule
    Boxing Day December 26, 2016 Saturday schedule
    Observed Boxing Day December 27, 2016 Saturday schedule
    New Year's Eve December 31, 2016 Saturday schedule (with New Year's Eve service)

    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.