New GO Train Service on Milton Line
Ontario Government Committed to Public Transit
Ontario is making it easier for commuters to take public transit by adding new GO Train service on the Milton line.
Starting Jan. 5, 2015, GO Transit is adding one train in the morning and afternoon peak periods that will stop at all stations along the line. The new morning trip will leave Milton at 8:30 a.m. and arrive at Union Station at 9:30 a.m. The new evening trip will leave Union Station at 3:40 p.m. and arrive in Milton at 4:38 p.m.
The additional train trips will reduce crowding on the Milton line, provide customers with more travel options and enhance the customer experience. These additions will benefit commuters in Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Mississauga, Etobicoke and Toronto.
Building public transit and creating jobs is part of the government's economic plan for Ontario. The four part plan is building Ontario up by investing in people's talents and skills, building new public infrastructure like roads and transit, creating a dynamic, supportive environment where business thrives, and building a secure savings plan so everyone can afford to retire.
- The new train will provide about 1,500 more seats for customers during both the morning and afternoon commutes.
- There are nine stops on the Milton line, including Milton, Lisgar, Meadowvale, Streetsville, Erindale, Cooksville, Dixie, Kipling and Union.
- Every weekday, GO Transit accommodates roughly 30,000 boardings on the Milton line.
- GO Transit will accommodate about 68-million boardings this year compared to about 66 million in 2013.
- Since 2003, Ontario has invested approximately $9.1 billion in GO Transit to improve service and expand routes.
“Adding more GO Train trips on the Milton line will give commuters more flexibility and convenience and get them to their destinations quicker. This is proof of our government’s commitment to making the daily commute and quality of life better for Ontario families.”
“Today’s announcement is great news for GO Transit users on the Milton line. It will make transit more accessible, convenient and easier to use for the residents of Halton. More GO Train trips will keep the region moving so people can get to work and their families more efficiently.”
“We’re adding these new GO Train trips to make it easier for people in Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto to take public transit. It’s part of our plan to build a fast, integrated and convenient transit network here in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.”