Service Changes September 5, 2015

It’s that time of year again! The summer months are coming to an end, students are getting ready to go back to school and everyone is getting back into their routines.

We’ve made several changes to our train and bus schedules. Changes to train lines start Tuesday, September 8 and include:

  • Fourteen NEW train times on the Kitchener line , which means countless new options for you!
  • Time changes to ALL Stouffville line trains due to construction along the corridor to allow for future service expansion through GO’s Regional Express Rail program.
  • Time changes to some Lakeshore West eastbound weekday morning trains.

As of Saturday, September 5, there will more GO Bus service on several routes, more ways to get to Pearson Airport, service to the new Erin Mills Transitway Station and several other changes to bus schedules.

All the details on the schedule changes are below, just click on your corridor to see what's new!

Lakeshore West Corridor

Lakeshore West GO Train

Later departures of one to five minutes on some weekday morning eastbound train trips to more accurately reflect actual travel times and arrivals at Union Station.

GO Bus

  • Routes 12 and 12A – Extended. All trips will now serve Burlington Carpool Lot (Northampton Blvd. at Dundas St.)
  • Bus trips that serve schools and were discontinued for the summer have been reinstated for the fall.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.
Check your new schedule here

Milton Corridor

GO Bus

  • Route 25B and 25F – Service on Friday trips will increase to every half-hour. Departure times at all stops will also change.
  • Route 25F – New Friday eastbound trip will depart University of Waterloo at 6:45 p.m. and arrive at York University at 8:25 p.m. New Friday westbound trip will depart York University at 4:25 p.m. and arrive at University of Waterloo at 6:10 p.m.
  • Route 27F – New weekday westbound trip will depart Finch Bus Terminal at 5:30 a.m. and arrive in Meadowvale at 6:20 a.m.
  • Bus trips that serve schools and were discontinued for the summer have been reinstated for the fall.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.

GO Bus service to the new Erin Mills Transitway Station

Bus Route 25 will begin serving this new station on the Mississauga Transitway. Some times on these routes will change to accommodate the new stop.

Check your new schedule here

Kitchener Corridor

There's many changes on the Kitchener Corridor, with fourteen new train trips and host of bus changes! Click here to see all the new options!

Hwy 407 West Corridor

GO Bus Service to Pearson Airport

Bus Route 40 – Expanded to replace Route 47J and serve Hamilton GO Centre, Trafalgar Rd. at Hwy. 407, and Square One in addition to Pearson Terminal 1 and Richmond Hill Centre with half-hour service during weekday rush hours, and hourly at all other times.

GO Bus

  • Route 45 – New weekday eastbound trip will depart Streetsville at 6:07 a.m. and arrive at York University at 7:00 a.m.
  • Route 47C – Three new weekday eastbound trips will depart McMaster University at 2:20 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. and arrive at Erin Mills Transitway Station at 2:55 p.m., 3:50 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. Service during weekday evening rush hour will increase to every half-hour.
  • Bus trips that serve schools and were discontinued for the summer have been reinstated for the fall.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.

GO Bus service to the new Erin Mills Transitway Station

Bus Routes 45, 46, 46A, 47, 47C, 47G, will begin serving this new station on the Mississauga Transitway. Some times on these routes will change to accommodate the new stop.

Check your new schedule here

Hwy 407 East Corridor

GO Bus

  • Route 54A – Later departures: The Monday to Thursday eastbound 4:25 p.m. and 6:25 p.m. trips will now be Route 54C trips and depart York University at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., stop at Keele St. at Great Gulf Dr. and Markham GO, and arrive at Mount Joy GO at 5:07 p.m. and 7 p.m. The weekday eastbound 2:25 p.m. trip will now be a Route 54C trip, depart York University at 2:30 p.m., and stop at Keele St. at Great Gulf Dr. and Markham GO and arrive at Mount Joy GO at 3 p.m.
  • Route 54B – The Monday to Thursday eastbound 5:25 p.m. trip will now be a Route 54C trip, depart York University at 5:30 p.m. and stop at Keele St. at Great Gulf Dr. and Markham GO, and arrive at Mount Joy GO at 6:07 p.m.
  • Bus trips that serve schools and were discontinued for the summer have been reinstated for the fall.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.
Check your new schedule here

Barrie Corridor

GO Bus

  • Bus trips that were suspended for the summer due to the Barrie seasonal train service will be reinstated on September 12.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.
Check your new schedule here

Stouffville Corridor

Stouffville GO Train

  • We’re constructing a second track along the corridor to increase service and bring you even faster, more reliable travel.
  • Weekday northbound 2:18 p.m. trip will depart Union fifteen minutes earlier at 2:03 p.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • Weekday northbound 3:18 p.m. trip will depart Union seven minutes earlier at 3:11 p.m. Times at other stops will also be earlier.
  • Weekday northbound 5:20 p.m. trip will depart Union two minutes earlier at 5:18 p.m. Times at other stops will also change; some will be a few minutes earlier while others a few minutes later.
  • On all other northbound trips, some arrival times will be up to four minutes later but departures at Union will remain the same.
  • Most southbound trains will depart up to three minutes earlier, except for the 9:15 a.m. southbound trip departing Unionville, which will depart four minutes later and arrive seven minutes later at Union.

GO Bus

  • Route 70 and 70E – Earlier departure. The weekday northbound trips departing Unionville at 3:01 p.m. will both depart at 2:50 p.m.
  • Route 71E – New weekday southbound trip will depart Mount Joy at 10:45 a.m. and arrive at Union at 11:30 a.m.
  • Bus trips that serve schools and were discontinued for the summer have been reinstated for the fall.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.
Check your new schedule here

Lakeshore East Corridor

GO Bus

  • Route 88 – New weekday northbound trip will depart Oshawa at 6 a.m. and arrive at Trent University at 7:30 a.m. New weekday southbound trip will depart Trent University at 7:48 a.m. and arrive in Oshawa at 9:23 a.m.
  • Route 88A – Replaced
    • The Friday northbound 1:19 p.m., 3:19 p.m., and 7:27 p.m. trips from Oshawa GO are replaced with Route 88, departing at the same time and arriving at Trent University at 2:49 p.m., 4:49 p.m., and 8:57 p.m.
    • The Friday southbound 1:08 p.m., 3:04 p.m., and 5:18 p.m. trips from Oshawa GO are replaced with Route 88 and will depart Trent University earlier at 12:38 p.m., 3:16 p.m., and 4:43 p.m., arriving in Oshawa at 2:13 p.m., 4:56 p.m., and 6:23 p.m.
  • Bus trips that serve schools and were discontinued for the summer have been reinstated for the fall.
  • Changes to some trips to better reflect actual travel times, with some earlier departures.
Check your new schedule here