Update — Tuesday, July 9, 11:45 a.m.: From about 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., GO Transit is shutting down the 01 Lakeshore West line east of Port Credit, so that crews can inspect and repair the tracks between Port Credit and Long Branch GO Stations.
GO is operating shuttle buses between Union Station GO Bus Terminal and Port Credit, with buses leaving from platform 41 at Union. If you’re heading further west, you can transfer to trains at Port Credit GO Station.
You can use your GO fares to transfer to TTC vehicles at Union Station and Exhibition, Mimico and Long Branch GO Stations.
GO is diverting some buses that usually operate along the Highway 407 corridor to bolster shuttle-bus service along the Lakeshore West line.
Update — Tuesday, July 9, 7:26 a.m.: Due to flooding at the TTC’s Kipling Station, GO Transit trains operating along the 21 Milton line are not stopping at Kipling GO Station.
If you’re heading to the area near Islington Station, consider transferring to MiWay buses at Square One GO Bus Terminal (across the street from MiWay’s City Centre Terminal) or at Cooksville and Dixie GO Stations.
If you’re heading to downtown or any where along the TTC’s 02 Bloor - Danforth subway line west of Jane Station, ride the GO train to Union Station, then use your GO ticket to transfer the TTC to get to where you’re going.
The TTC says it is operating with “full capacity across the subway system” this morning, with the exception of the 2 Bloor - Danforth subway line between Jane and Kipling Stations, after yesterday’s storm that saw power outages across large swaths of the subway system, including flooding at Union Station. Kipling Station and its substation were also severely flooded.
While the TTC works to restore service to the west-end subway line, its operating 70 shuttle buses between Kipling and Jane.
Passengers should expect longer than normal wait and travel times on buses and streetcars across the city, because the heavy rainfall and flooding may have damaged some roadways or roads may contain debris. Streetcars are not operating along part of the 504 King route between Roncesvalles Avenue and Shaw Street due to flooding of the railway underpass east of Dufferin Street.
GO Transit is encouraging passengers to stay home today, if possible, since last evening’s torrents have washed out sections of tracks across the system. However, it is providing some service along its train lines.
01 Lakeshore West:
Eastbound trains will start their trips according to schedule and drop off or pick up passengers at all stations until Port Credit GO Station. GO buses then operate between Port Credit and Long Branch GO Stations, where passengers may reconnect with another eastbound train to continue on to Union Station. GO has scheduled the connecting trains to leave eastbound from Long Branch every 20 minutes.
This affects these trains:
- Aldershot GO 05:07 - Union 06:10 (Port Credit at 05:43);
- Aldershot GO 05:35 - Union 06:38 (Port Credit at 06:13);
- Aldershot GO 06:03 - Union 07:06 (Port Credit at 06:39);
- Hamilton GO 06:12 - Union 07:25 (Port Credit at 07:10);
- Hamilton GO 06:32 - Union 07:43 (Port Credit at 07:28);
- Aldershot GO 07:07 - Union 08:05 (Port Credit at 07:49);
- Hamilton GO 07:15 - Union 08:32 (Port Credit at 08:11);
Once these trains have ended their trips, they’ll operate at 20 minute intervals in both directions.
09 Lakeshore East
GO has adjusted these trips:
The Oshawa GO 06:47 - Union 07:38 and the Oshawa 07:00 - Union 07:50 train trips drop off or pick up passengers at all stops into Union Station.
GO has cancelled the Pickering GO 07:23 - Union 08:08 train trip.
GO has cancelled the Milton 06:23 - Union 07:20 and the Milton 07:03 - Union 08:02 train trips.
GO expects to operate all trains are expected at lower speeds than usual. Expect delays of about 10 minutes.
61 Richmond Hill
GO trains pick up passengers only at Richmond Hill and Langstaff GO Stations. GO will then reroute trains along an alternate corridor into Union Station. As a result, expect delays of about 30 to 45 minutes behind schedule for your train to arrive in Union Station. Station.
GO train service is not available from Oriole and Old Cummer GO Stations. However, passengers may use their GO fares to travel on the TTC at Leslie, Finch, Sheppard and York Mills Stations. You can’t enter the subway stations at an entrance with staff, not at an automatic entrance.
GO has cancelled the Richmond Hill 06:25 - Union 07:11 train trip.
GO is replacing the Richmond Hill 09:20 - Union 10:06 train trip with a bus.
GO expects to operate all trains from Allandale Waterfront GO Station according to schedule. However, you may experience minor delays as trains arrive into Union Station.
GO expects to operate all trains from Lincolnville GO Station according to schedule. However, you may experience minor delays as these trains stop to pick up passengers at Scarborough and Danforth GO Stations to accommodate passengers who would usually ride trains along the 09 Lakeshore East line.