December 6, 2013 19:09
Here is the information we have to report at 04:45, November 30, 2013
AJAX GO STATION – NEW TUNNEL ACCESS AND TRAIN BOARDING:
Due to ongoing construction work to improve the platforms at your station,
effective September 24, 2013, the west end of the platform will re-open along
with the new west pedestrian tunnel connecting to the parking structure. At the
same time the east end of the platform will close along with east pedestrian
tunnel. As a result, train access will be from the west end of the platform only
as the four most east end coaches will remain closed.
BLOOR GO PASSENGERS:
Construction is continuing to expand and improve Bloor Station.
The east half of the north platform will be closed for construction.
During construction, trains will stop further west of the platform. As the
5 west end coaches will be off the west end of the north platform, you
will only be able to board and exit the train through the 5 east end
coaches, coaches 1 - 5 behind the engine.
BURLINGTON GO PASSENGERS:
Until March 2014, a block of parking across from the station building will
be closed to allow for the construction of a walkway. Accessible parking
will be located south of the Kiss & Ride.
CLARKSON GO PASSENGERS:
Beginning Sept 23 until further notice, we will continue construction on
the new multi-level parking structure at your station, work will be done
to level the ditch area and replace the fencing on the north side of the
west access road leading to the station. The new 1200 spot, multi-level
parking structure which is scheduled for completion in 2014. During
construction we ask that you use caution when travelling in and around
the work area.
ERINDALE GO PASSENGERS:
Station improvement project update:
- Monday, December 2, a section of the west parking lot, which is
accessed via Rathburd Rd., will open
- Friday, December 13, the elevator at the Burnhamthorpe Rd. stair
entrance will be in service
- a walkway/accessible ramp to Burnhamthorpe Rd. will open as a
temporary replacement for the stair entrance, which will be closed
until Monday, December 23
- the tunnel entrance and elevator will remain closed until December
- construction work on Rathburn Rd. will continue until December
MAPLE GO PASSENGERS:
Starting Friday October 18 – December 2013, The City of Vaughan will
begin sidewalk rehabilitation work on the north sidewalk on Major
Mackenzie Drive. This work will occasionally block access to the
staircase leading to the Maple GO Station. Passengers can gain access
to the station by using the McNaughton Road walkway or the south
sidewalk on Major Mackenzie Drive to Hill Street.
PICKERING GO PASSENGERS:
A segment of platforms 1 & 2, east of the accessibility ramps, will close to
allow for ongoing work on the pedestrian bridge. The closure will go into
effect during the off peak hours, 9:00pm to 5:00am, each day from
Sunday through Friday until early December; the closure does not apply
to Saturdays. During these times the doors on the 4 coaches east of the
accessible platform will not open; doors will open on coaches in the west
half of the train only.
WESTON GO PASSENGERS:
Starting Monday, October 28th till early 2015, the ticket sales trailer
and washroom will be temporarily relocated. It will be located adjacent
to Weston Park Baptist Church and accessible by pedestrian walkway.
Arrangements are being made to move the Presto balance checker
adjacent to the trailer within the next 10 days or sooner. The
expanded parking lot will be fenced off and portions of this lot will be
made available as construction continues.
The message was updated by DM.