October 1, 2013
GO Transit launched the innovative “Service Guarantee” program in May 2012, which offers customers refunds if their train is more than 15 minutes late, except when the delays are caused by extreme weather, police investigations, accidents and medical emergencies.
August 22, 2013
The rehabilitated building, now with a number of passenger amenities and eco-friendly features, including 60% savings in annual energy consumption, is the first LEED certification for a passenger station building in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
August 16, 2013
Toronto-based transit system GO Transit has added 18 new Motor Coach Industries MCI D4505 Commuter Coaches. Meanwhile, Tauton, Mass.-based Bloom’s Bus Lines received two J4500 coaches.
July 10, 2013
The previous train, which left Union at 5 p.m., was poised to reach Richmond Hill on time at 5:43 p.m., and Toronto Police hadn't reported any track disturbances, according to the report.
July 9, 2013
The train was stuck for several hours before the rescue efforts began.
May 14, 2013
Will include indoor storage for up to 36 buses and outdoor storage for four buses; indoor service bays for fueling, bus wash, inspection, cleaning and running repairs; building service support areas including equipment and storage rooms; and staff facilities and parking.
February 15, 2013
According to the Oshkosh Transit System’s (now GO Transit) monthly ridership reports, nearly 86,000 UW Oshkosh riders took the bus in 2011. In 2012, UW Oshkosh-based ridership surged like never before, resulting in an 18% annual increase.
December 24, 2012
Has provided fleet maintenance services to GO Transit since 1997 and operations since 2008 and has also supplied more than 600 Bombardier BiLevel rail coaches that make up the transit authority's commuter rail fleet.
December 20, 2012
In fulfilling the contract, Stertil-Koni ‘s distributor serving the eastern region of Canada, Novaquip, delivered seven sets of the Stertil-Koni EARHTLIFT (consisting of six mobile columns per set) and nine in-ground piston lifts.
December 11, 2012
GO Tracker is a Web tool that provides real-time GO Train departure information right in the palm of the customer's hand. On their mobile device or computer, passengers can view their estimated train departure times and platform information on GO’s website.
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