Take the GO to the Honda Indy on July 8

TORONTO, June 28, 2012 /CNW/ - On Sunday, July 8, 2012, GO Transit is running extra train trips along the Lakeshore lines for the Honda Indy.

To give racing fans more options to get downtown,  GO is adding extra train trips in addition to the regular hourly weekend GO Train service along the Lakeshore lines. There will be two Toronto-bound GO Train trips before the Honda Indy, one from either direction. After the end of the event, there will be two homebound trips from Exhibition along the Lakeshore corridors, one in either direction.

Toronto-bound extra service:

  • An eastbound Lakeshore West train departing Aldershot GO Station at 9:34 a.m. making all stops to Union Station, arriving at Exhibition GO Station at 10:30 a.m.
  • A westbound Lakeshore East train departing Oshawa GO Station at 9:11 a.m. making all stops to Exhibition GO Station, arriving at 10:16 a.m.

Homebound extra service:

  • A westbound Lakeshore West train departing Union Station at 3:20 p.m. making all stops to Aldershot GO Station, arriving at 4:30 p.m.
  • An eastbound Lakeshore East train departing Exhibition GO Station at 3:30 p.m. making all stops to Oshawa GO Station, arriving at 4:32 p.m.

Customers taking the Barrie weekend train service can connect to westbound Lakeshore train service at Union Station.

Visit gotransit.com for information about this extra service, as well as regular schedule information. Regular GO Train and GO Bus service will not be affected; extra train-meet buses will not be provided.

Taking GO this summer has never been easier with weekend train trips to great summertime destinations, like Barrie, Niagara and the Honda Indy. GO is a comfortable transportation alternative without the stress of traffic and parking.

As part of our Passenger Charter, we promise to make your experience comfortable, visit gotransit.com/promise.

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

GO Transit is Metrolinx's inter-regional public transit system linking Toronto with the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. GO carries about 62 million passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus services that spans more than 10,000 square kilometres. Metrolinx is an agency of the Province of Ontario.

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For further information:

Media enquiries - Vanessa Thomas, (416) 874-5974, or Mark Ostler, (416) 874-5975.

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