TORONTO, Feb. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Following the Toronto FC and Toronto Raptors games on Wednesday, March 7, GO Transit will run one extra train trip in either direction from Union Station along the Lakeshore lines.
These events are collectively expected to draw more than 55,000 people to downtown Toronto. To accommodate passengers, in addition to its regularly scheduled train and bus trips, GO Transit will run two special trains:
- An extra westbound Lakeshore West train making all stops to Aldershot GO Station will depart Union Station at 11:13 p.m.
- An extra eastbound Lakeshore East train making all stops to Oshawa GO Station will depart Union Station at 10:43 p.m.
Visit gotransit.com for information about this extra service, as well as regular schedule information.
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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 interregional public transit system linking Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. GO carries about 57 million passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus services that spans over 10,000 square kilometres. Metrolinx is an agency of the Province of Ontario. Follow GO on Twitter and Facebook.
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Media enquiries - Vanessa Thomas, (416) 874-5974 or Drew Davidson, (416) 874-5975.