Barrie Transit cancelling downtown GO shuttle service,
March 28



Thursday, March 28 is the last day that Barrie Transit buses operate along the 60 Downtown GO shuttle route between the Downtown Barrie Terminal and Allandale Waterfront GO Station.

Barrie Transit is encouraging passengers who need to travel between the GO station and downtown Barrie to ride buses operating along these routes: 30 Yonge; 31 Essa; 39 Hurst; 34 Ardagh; and 41 Allandale.

Buses serving these routes won’t operate into the bus terminal at the GO station, instead passengers must exit or board the buses at stops on nearby streets.

Southbound GO Transit trains operating along the 65 Barrie line leave Allandale at 5:22, 5:52, 6:22, 6:52 and 7:22 a.m. Mondays to Fridays.

Northbound trains arrive in Allandale at 5:53, 6:23, 6:48, 7:18 and 7:48 p.m.

BT first operated buses along the shuttle route when GO extended train service to Allandale Waterfront GO Station January 30, 2012.


41 Allandale

Train passengers heading toward Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday mornings may board outbound buses at 5:45, 6:15, 6:45 and 7:15 a.m. They may exit the buses on Essa Road across from Gowan Street (south of Tiffin Street) at 5:48, 6:18, 6:48 and 7:18 a.m.

34 Ardagh

Train passengers heading toward Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday mornings may board outbound buses at 6, 6:30 and 7 a.m. They may exit the buses on Tiffin Street near Bradford Street at 6:03, 6:33 and 7:03 a.m.

If trains are late, passengers arriving in Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday afternoons may board [inbound] buses on Essa Road south of Tiffin Street at 6:24, 6:54, 7:24, 7:54 and 8:24 p.m. The buses arrive in the downtown terminal at 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m.

31 Essa

Train passengers arriving in Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday afternoons may board [inbound] buses on Essa Road south of Tiffin Street at 6:08, 6:38, 7:08, 7:38 and 8:08 p.m. The buses arrive in the downtown terminal at 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45 and 8:15 p.m.

38 Hurst

Train passengers heading toward Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday mornings may board outbound buses at 5:15, 5:45, 6:15, 6:45 and 7:15 a.m. They may exit the buses on Essa Road across from Gowan Street (southwest of Tiffin Street) at 5:18, 5:48, 6:18, 6:48 and 7:18 a.m.

Train passengers arriving in Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday afternoons may board [inbound] buses on Essa Road south of Tiffin Street at 6:08, 6:38, 7:08, 7:38 and 8:08 p.m. The buses arrive in the downtown terminal at 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45 and 8:15 p.m.

30 Yonge

Train passengers heading toward Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday mornings may board outbound buses at 6, 6:30 and 7 a.m. They may exit the buses on Tiffin Street near Bradford Street at 6:03, 6:33 and 7:03 a.m.

If trains are late, passengers arriving in Allandale Waterfront GO Station Monday-to-Friday afternoons may board [inbound] buses on Essa Road south of Tiffin Street at 6:23, 6:53, 7:23, 7:53 and 8:23 p.m. The buses arrive in the downtown terminal at 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m.

You can view a guide to buses connecting downtown Barrie and GO trains at Allandale Waterfront GO Station here. (.pdf)