Is GO Transit part of TTC?
GO Transit is the regional public transit service for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. We connect with every municipal transit system in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, including the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).
Is there a GO train to Kitchener?
Today, taking the GO train from Kitchener-Waterloo to Toronto and back is essentially a commuter experience – it accommodates customers who work in the city. The Kitchener GO expansion will transform the line into a true frequent rapid transit experience – with train service that runs outside rush hour.
How do you use the GO train?
Tips: Tap your PRESTO card before you board the train or bus and be sure to tap off. Learn about setting a default to your card so you don’t have to tap off when you get off the train. Keep your ticket, pass, or PRESTO card handy for fare inspection while you ride the train.
Are GO trains Electric?
The vast majority of GO Transit’s active locomotive fleet consists of MP40PH-3C diesel-electric locomotives manufactured by MotivePower in Boise, Idaho.
What happens if you forget to tap off PRESTO?
If you forget to tap off at the end of your trip, the fare to the furthest destination on the line you travelled on is automatically debited from your card balance the next time you tap your card.
DOES GO Transit have WIFI?
Free Wi-Fi is available at most GO stations and bus terminals, including Union Station. Our new GO Plus offers free Wi-Fi on GO trains and buses and unlimited entertainment options.
How do you use the GO Train?
How much does it cost to take the GO train from Kitchener to Toronto?
KITCHENER — Commuter trains to Toronto are on track to launch by early December. A one-way trip from Kitchener to Union Station will take two hours and cost $14.60, the same as the current bus fare.
Where are the GO platforms at Union Station?
When the walkway is open, you will be able to access GO train platforms 4-13 directly via stairwells to each platform. You will also be able to tap on and off from PRESTO devices located within the walkway.
When does platform 20 / 21 at Union Station reopen?
Platform 20/21, currently used almost exclusively for VIA Rail service, will become a shared platform for VIA and GO Transit customers once construction is complete towards the end of this year. On Wednesday, May 26, the walkway on the east side of Bay Street will reopen for you to use.
When did GO Transit take over Union Station?
In over 150 years, Union Station has survived the Great Toronto Fire of 1904, hosted concerts, appeared as the backdrop in feature films, and most of all, served travellers near and far. Both the City of Toronto and GO Transit have been sharing ownership of Union Station since 2000.
What do you need to know about GO Transit?
Face coverings are essential to keeping everyone safe and are mandatory on GO Transit. Be sure to properly wear it so that it covers your nose, mouth and chin while in stations, on platforms and for your entire train or bus ride. Wash your hands often. When you can’t, hand sanitizer is readily available along your journey.