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



    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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