Increased Express Train Service Starting December 5, 2022!

Published Date: December 2, 2022

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As the days are getting shorter and colder, we know that it’s important to you to get home from work as quickly as possible so you can spend your evenings staying warm and cozy. With that in mind, we have exciting news about your commute!

Starting Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, we’re adding some weekday express GO Train trips on the Lakeshore West and Kitchener lines to help you get to work faster and get home earlier.

Check out the changes and additions below — and always remember to check your schedule before you GO!

Lakeshore West Line Service Changes

Your travel between Toronto and Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, or Mississauga is about to get quicker with even more express trips. Before you travel, familiarize yourself with these schedule changes, and enjoy your more efficient commute!

Lakeshore West - Eastbound Express GO Trains

The 6:54 a.m. and 7:24 a.m. eastbound trips from Hamilton GO Centre

  • These trains will depart three minutes earlier — at 6:51 a.m. and 7:21 a.m. — and run express to Union Station
  • They will bypass Port Credit, Long Branch, Mimico, and Exhibition GO Stations
  • Arrival times at Union Station will be 8:02 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

The 5:57 a.m. trip from Niagara Falls

  • This train will now depart at 6:41 a.m. and run express to Union Station
  • It will bypass St. Catharines, Port Credit, Long Branch, Mimico and Exhibition GO Stations
  • Arrival time at Union Station will be 9:04 a.m.

Lakeshore West - Westbound Express GO Trains

The 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. westbound trips to Hamilton GO Centre

  • These trains will depart 17 minutes earlier — at 4:13 p.m. and 4:43 p.m. — and run express
  • They will bypass Exhibition, Mimico, Long Branch, and Port Credit GO Stations
  • Arrival times at Hamilton GO Centre will be 5:26 p.m. and 5:56 p.m.

The 5:30 p.m. westbound trip to Niagara Falls

  • This train will depart 17 minutes earlier — at 5:13 p.m. — and run express
  • It will bypass Exhibition, Mimico, Long Branch, Port Credit and St. Catharines GO Stations
  • Arrival in Niagara Falls will be 7:37 p.m.

Lakeshore West - Other Service Changes

Some other westbound Lakeshore West trains will also depart from Union Station up to four minutes earlier and some eastbound trips will arrive at Union Station two minutes later. Be sure to check your schedule before you travel!

Kitchener Line Service Changes

Kitchener line customers from Kitchener to Bramalea can now enjoy faster travel to and from Toronto with express trips. Make note of your new departure times and trains that are now running express!

Kitchener Line - Eastbound Express GO Trains

The 6:45 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. eastbound trips from Kitchener GO

  • These trains will depart seven minutes earlier — at 6:38 a.m. and 7:08 a.m. — and run express
  • They will bypass Malton, Etobicoke North, Weston and Bloor GO Stations
  • Arrival times at Union Station will be 8:13 a.m. and 8:43 a.m.

Kitchener Line - Westbound Express GO Trains

The 4:34 p.m. westbound trip to London VIA

  • This train will depart 15 minutes earlier — at 4:19 p.m. — and run express
  • It will bypass Bloor, Weston, Etobicoke North and Malton GO Stations
  • Arrival in London will be 8:19 p.m.

The 5:04 p.m. westbound trip from Union Station

  • This train will depart 15 minutes earlier — at 4:49 p.m. — and run express
  • It will bypass Bloor, Weston, Etobicoke North and Malton GO Stations
  • Arrival at Kitchener GO will be 6:28 p.m.

The 5:49 p.m. westbound trip from Union Station

  • This train will now run express
  • It will bypass Bloor, Weston, Etobicoke North and Malton GO Stations
  • Arrival time at Kitchener GO will be 7:32 p.m.

Additional westbound express trip from Union Station

  • This express train will depart Union Station at 5:19 p.m..
  • It will bypass Bloor, Weston, Etobicoke North and Malton GO Stations
  • Arrival time at Kitchener GO will be 6:58 p.m.

Kitchener Line - More Trip Options & Other Service Changes

Two additional eastbound trips from Bramalea GO to Union Station

  • These trains will depart from Bramalea GO at 5:24 p.m. and 6:24 p.m.
  • They will bypass Etobicoke North
  • Arrival times at Union Station will be 5:58 p.m. and 6:58 p.m.

Three additional westbound trips from Union Station to Bramalea GO

  • These trains will depart from Union Station at 6:34 a.m., 7:34 a.m., and 8:04 a.m.
  • They will bypass Etobicoke North
  • Arrival times at Bramalea GO will be 7:10 a.m., 8:10 a.m. and 8:40 p.m.

The 5:30 a.m. eastbound trip from Kitchener GO

  • This train will depart 16 minutes earlier — at 5:14 a.m.
  • Arrival time at Union Station will be 6:58 a.m.

The 4:04 p.m. westbound trip from Union Station

  • This train will now end at Bramalea GO station

More Service is Coming Down the Line

We know you’re looking forward to more service. We continue to add trips and adjust schedules to give you even more travel options. As we gradually roll out changes, be sure you always double check your schedule before you leave to keep your trip planning on track!