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GO Transit to open new station and add new, improved service

Transmitted by CNW Group on : August 21, 2008 09:30

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2008 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, September 2, GO Transit will open its newest GO Train station on the Stouffville line. Lincolnville GO Station, located at Bethesda Sideroad and 10th Line is north of the Stouffville GO Station. Some train arrival and departure times along this line will be adjusted for the new service. Union Station bus service will start serving the Lincolnville GO Station bus loop on Saturday, August 30.

Weekday Uxbridge bus trips that currently connect with trains at Stouffville GO Station (southbound), and Mount Joy GO Station (northbound) will instead connect with trains at the new Lincolnville GO Station.

It will be even easier to get on the GO with all of the new and improved services set to begin during or just following the Labour Day weekend, August 30 to September 2.

A new westbound weekday bus trip is being added to the Brampton Trinity Common GO Bus service. A few new weekday northbound and southbound trips are being added to the Bolton - Hwy. 27 GO Bus service, connecting with trains at the Malton GO Station. These new weekday trips will begin on Tuesday, September 2nd.

A new early morning westbound weekend and holiday bus will leave Oshawa GO Station serving Whitby, Ajax, and Pickering and express to Union Station beginning Saturday, August 30.

Oakville Hwy. 403 GO Bus service will also have three new additional weekday westbound trips. Some arrival and departure times along these routes have been adjusted for the added service.

A new early morning Saturday bus trip will leave Union Station westbound making all stops to Milton GO Station. Several new bus trips have been added between Union Station and Meadowvale GO Stations on Sundays and holidays.

Hwy. 407 East and West GO Bus services will have several additional trips added on weekdays and Sundays, starting Sunday, August 31. University and college students will also be able to get on the GO as school services resume. GO serves the University of Guelph, McMaster University, Sheridan College, York University, Durham College-UOIT, U of T Scarborough, and Centennial College.

GO is also making some changes to train schedules to better reflect typical arrival times at Union Station.

On Labour Day, Monday, September 1, GO Train and Bus service will operate on a Holiday schedule.

For more information on the new GO services, the public can call 416.869.3200, 1.888.GET ON GO (438.6646), 1.800.387.3652 TTY, or check the Schedules section at gotransit.com.

GO Transit is the Province of Ontario’s interregional public transit system linking Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). GO carries more than 50 million passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus service that spans over 8,000 square kilometres.

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/For further information: Media enquiries - Jessica Kosmack, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5231, or Jennifer Beck, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5456/




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