MPP Michael Chan is pleased to announce that Ontario is bringing new all-day GO train service to the Stouffville line to help manage congestion, provide more transit options and improve commutes for families in York Region.
Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca joined MPP Chan at the Unionville GO Station today to announce the new trains.
Starting Monday, June 26, new train trips will run approximately every hour in both directions during the midday and evening periods, from Monday to Friday between Unionville GO Station and Union Station. In addition, there will be one new morning and late evening weekday train trip between Lincolnville GO Station and Union Station, and two existing train trips will be extended from Unionville GO Station to Lincolnville GO Station. In total, there will be 17 new train trips per weekday, doubling the total number of weekly train trips from 85 to170 along the Stouffville GO corridor.
“Commuters have been asking for all-day GO service on the Stouffville GO line, and our government has listened. This and other future improvements will better connect people in the region to the entire GO network.”
— Michael Chan, M.P.P., Markham-Unionville
Expanding service along the Stouffville GO corridor will support GO Regional Express Rail (RER). GO RER will provide faster and more frequent service across the GO network and is the largest commuter rail project in Canada.
Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges in the province's history. To learn more about what's happening in your community, go to Ontario.ca/Build ON.
Increasing public transit to improve people’s commute is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.
“Many people depend on a reliable and easy-to-use GO network to get them where they need to be. Today’s announcement to double weekly GO train service on the Stouffville GO line is proof of the progress we are making to give commuters more travel options with greater convenience, so that we can keep people in Ontario moving.”
— Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation
“Bringing new all-day GO train service to the Stouffville GO line will give people more ways to connect with the things that matter. We are building up our GO train service to bring more convenient and reliable transit, more relief from congestion, and more growth and prosperity to our entire region.”
— John Jensen, President and CEO, Metrolinx
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