GO Transit rail services
GO Transit rail services are provided throughout the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) and the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The GO Transit rail fleet consists of 75 MPI MP40 locomotives and 678 Bombardier BiLevel Coaches.
GO Transit started on May 23, 1967, running single-deck trains powered by diesel locomotives in push-pull configuration on a single rail line along Lake Ontario's shoreline. When GO trains began operation, they ran on tracks mostly owned the two major freight railways of Canada: Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). Over time, GO Transit (and subsequently Metrolinx) have acquired tracks, ensuring GO Transit has control over track maintenance and expansion. Metrolinx currently owns 80% of the GO's rail corridors.
All GO Transit fares are calculated by the fare zones that the origin and destination of the trip are in, as well as by passenger category (adult, student, senior or child). GO train fares are not differentiated based whether or not buses are used for part of the trip.
Lines and stationsEdit
|All||Union Station||UN||65 Front Street, Toronto||17||0||2|
|Lakeshore West||Exhibition||EX||100 Manitoba Drive, Toronto||2||0||2|
|Mimico||MI||315 Royal York Road, Toronto||4||330||3|
|Long Branch||LO||20 Brow Drive, Toronto||3||49||3|
|Port Credit||PO||30 Queen Street East, Mississauga||3||946||11|
|Clarkson||CL||1110 Southdown Road, Mississauga||3||3199||12|
|Oakville||OA||214 Cross Avenue, Oakville||4||4334||13|
|Bronte||BO||2104 Wyecroft Road, Oakville||3||2764||14|
|Appleby||AP||5111 Fairview Street, Burlington||3||2964||15|
|Burlington||BU||2101 Fairview Street, Burlington||3||2105||16|
|Aldershot||AL||1199 Waterdown Road, Burlington||4||1689||17|
|Hamilton||HA||36 Hunter Street East, Hamilton||2||0||18|
|West Harbour||WR||353 James Street North, Hamilton||2||46||18|
|St. Catharines||SCTH||5 Great Western Street, St. Catharines||1||0||83|
|Niagara Falls||NI||4267 Bridge Street, Niagara Falls||1||0||84|
|Danforth||DA||213 Main Street, Toronto||3||0||6|
|Scarborough||SC||3615 St Clair Avenue East, Toronto||3||626||6|
|Lakeshore East||Eglinton||EG||2995 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto||2||836||6|
|Guildwood||GU||4105 Kingston Road, Toronto||3||1437||8|
|Rouge Hill||RO||6251 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto||2||1407||9|
|Pickering||PIN||1322 Bayly Street, Pickering||3||3589||91|
|Ajax||AJ||100 Westney Road South, Ajax||2||1644||92|
|Whitby||WH||1350 Brock Street South, Whitby||2||3930||93|
|Oshawa||OS||915 Bloor Street West, Oshawa||2||2643||94|
|Milton||Kipling||KP||27 St Albans Road, Toronto||2||0||3|
|Dixie||DI||2445 Dixie Road, Mississauga||1||936||11|
|Cooksville||CO||3210 Hurontario Street, Mississauga||1||1675||11|
|Erindale||ER||1320 Rathburn Road West, Mississauga||2||2201||12|
|Streetsville||SR||45 Thomas Street, Mississauga||2||1540||21|
|Meadowvale||ME||6845 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga||1||2010||22|
|Lisgar||LS||3250 Argentia Road, Mississauga||1||792||23|
|Milton||ML||780 Main Street East, Milton||1||1567||24|
|Kitchener||Bloor||BL||1456 Bloor Street West, Toronto||3||0||2|
|Weston||WE||1865 Weston Road, Toronto||3||295||4|
|Etobicoke North||ET||1949 Kipling Avenue, Toronto||1||687||4|
|Malton||MA||3060 Derry Road East, Mississauga||3||779||31|
|Bramalea||BE||1713 Steeles Avenue, Brampton||3||2377||32|
|Brampton||BR||27 Church Street West, Brampton||2||933||33|
|Mount Pleasant||MO||1600 Bovaird Drive West, Brampton||3||1116||34|
|Georgetown||GE||55 Queen Street, Georgetown||4||625||35|
|Acton||AC||39 Eastern Avenue, Acton||1||45||37|
|Guelph||GL||79 Carden Street, Guelph||1||12||39|
|Kitchener||KI||126 Weber Street West, Kitchener||1||0||27|
|Barrie||Downsview Park||DW||1212 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto||1||0||19|
|York University||YO||595-A Canarctic Drive, Toronto||1||0||19|
|Rutherford||RU||699 Westburne Drive, Vaughan||1||970||61|
|Maple||MP||30 Station Street, Vaughan||1||1319||61|
|King City||KC||7 Station Road, King City||1||555||62|
|Aurora||AU||121 Wellington Street East, Aurora||1||1462||63|
|Newmarket||NE||465 Davis Drive, Newmarket||1||265||64|
|East Gwillimbury||EA||845 Green Lane East, East Gwillimbury||1||646||44|
|Bradford||BD||300 Holland Street East, Bradford||2||359||65|
|Barrie South||BA||833 Yonge Street, Barrie||1||619||68|
|Allandale Waterfront||AD||24 Essa Road, Barrie||1||160||69|
|Richmond Hill||Oriole||OR||3300 Leslie Street, Toronto||1||295||5|
|Old Cummer||OL||5760 Leslie Street, Toronto||1||466||5|
|Langstaff||LA||10 Red Maple Road, Richmond Hill||1||1137||60|
|Richmond Hill||RI||6 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill||1||2324||61|
|Gormley||GO||1650 Stouffville Road, Richmond Hill||1||850||62|
|Stouffville||Kennedy||KE||2467 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto||1||0||77|
|Agincourt||AG||4100 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto||1||342||7|
|Milliken||MK||39 Redlea Avenue, Toronto||1||665||70|
|Unionville||UI||155 YMCA Boulevard, Markham||1||1620||71|
|Centennial||CE||320 Bullock Drive, Markham||1||451||72|
|Markham||MR||214 Main Street North, Markham||2||413||72|
|Mount Joy||MJ||1801 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham||1||1333||73|
|Stouffville||ST||6176 Main Street, Stouffville||1||243||74|
|Lincolnville||LI||6840 Bethesda Road, Stouffville||1||567||74|
GO Transit rail service began on May 23, 1967, on a single rail line along Lake Ontario's shoreline. GO Train service ran throughout the day from Oakville to Pickering with limited rush hour train service to Hamilton. This line, now divided as the Lakeshore East and Lakeshore West lines is the keystone corridor of GO Transit, and continued to be its only rail line for its first seven years of operation. GO's other five lines were opened between 1974 and 1982, significantly expanding the rail network from 86 to 332 kilometres long, and from 16 to 43 stations.
To that point, all of GO's rail services ran on tracks mostly owned by the two major freight railways of Canada: Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). in 1988, a small but significant milestone in network growth occurred when it expanded its Lakeshore East line on new track it built by itself. But following that, the network experienced two long distance extensions to southern Barrie and Guelph in 1990, only to have those extensions reversed three years later. GO did extend its Lakeshore East line again in 1995 from Whitby to Oshawa, finishing that line as it exists today.
The reach of GO's network remained relatively unchanged between 1996 and 2005. However, seven new infill stations were opened along the Bradford and Stouffville lines. This coincided with GO's initial purchases of the rail corridors it operated on, taking ownership of the entire Stouffville line past Scarborough station, and most of the Barrie line north of the Toronto border. In addition, GO took control of the critical Union Station Rail Corridor, which all GO trains on all lines used. By the end of 2005, GO owned over a third of its rail network.
From 2007 to 2017, GO's network saw six extensions, requiring the Bradford line to be renamed as the "Barrie line", and the Georgetown line to "Kitchener line." These long distance extensions, along with the other extensions on the Lakeshore West, Richmond Hill and Stouffville lines, expanded GO's network length by 29%. Six critical corridor purchases were also made, tripling its length of owned corridors and bringing its ownership percentage to over 80%. Finally, 10 new stations were added, one of which coincided with the opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, creating a new interchange between GO and the TTC subway.
West and East)
|1967-05-23||16||86.4 kilometres (53.7 mi)||0 kilometres (0.0 mi)||0%||Initial service.|
|1968-04-26||15||Lorne Park station closed.|
|Georgetown||1974-04-29||22||134.4 kilometres (83.5 mi)||New line opened.|
|1974-12-01||23||Etobicoke North opened.|
|Richmond Hill||1978-05-01||27||168.6 kilometres (104.8 mi)||New line opened.|
|Milton||1981-10-26||34||219.0 kilometres (136.1 mi)||New line opened.|
|1982-09-07||44||332.0 kilometres (206.3 mi)||New lines opened.|
|Lakeshore West||1988-09-19||45||Appleby opened.|
|Lakeshore East||1988-12-04||47||346.3 kilometres (215.2 mi)||14.3 kilometres (8.9 mi)||4.1%||Service extended to Whitby over newly-constructed GO subdivision.|
|Bradford||1990-09-17||48||375.1 kilometres (233.1 mi)||3.8%||Service extended to Barrie.|
|Georgetown||1990-10-29||49||406.4 kilometres (252.5 mi)||3.5%||Service extended to Guelph.|
|Lakeshore West||1992-05-25||50||Aldershot opened.|
|1993-07-05||48||346.3 kilometres (215.2 mi)||4.1%||Service cut from Barrie and Guelph.|
|Lakeshore East||1995-01-09||49||350.6 kilometres (217.9 mi)||18.7 kilometres (11.6 mi)||5.3%||GO subdivision and service extended to Oshawa.|
|Lakeshore West||1996-04-29||351.6 kilometres (218.5 mi)||Hamilton service shifted to Hamilton GO Centre.|
|Milton||1997-03-31||23.7 kilometres (14.7 mi)||6.7%||Galt subdivision purchased from CPR between West Toronto Diamond and Union Station.|
|Bradford||1999-04-30||33.2 kilometres (20.6 mi)||9.5%||Newmarket subdivision purchased from CN north of East Gwillimbury.|
|USRC||2000-06-07||52.1 kilometres (32.4 mi)||14.8%||Union Station Rail Corridor purchased from Toronto Terminals Railway.|
|Stouffville||2001||84.2 kilometres (52.3 mi)||24.0%||Uxbridge subdivision purchased from CN (Scarborough - Uxbridge).|
|2002-01-16||122.0 kilometres (75.8 mi)||34.7%||Newmarket subdivision purchased from CN between East Gwillimbury and Davenport Diamond.|
|Bradford||2002-09-06||52||York University opened.|
|Stouffville||2002-12-02||53||Mount Joy opened.|
|Bradford||2004-11-01||54||East Gwillimbury opened.|
|Georgetown||2005-02-07||55||Mount Pleasant opened.|
|Barrie||2007-12-17||58||380.5 kilometres (236.4 mi)||150.8 kilometres (93.7 mi)||39.6%||Service extended to Barrie South, line renamed.|
|Stouffville||2008-09-02||59||383.0 kilometres (238.0 mi)||153.3 kilometres (95.3 mi)||40.0%||Service extended to Lincolnville.|
|Georgetown||2009-04-08||177.8 kilometres (110.5 mi)||46.4%||Weston subdivision purchased from CN (Bramalea - Union).|
|Barrie||2009-12-15||193.4 kilometres (120.2 mi)||50.5%||Remainder of Newmarket subdivision purchased from CN (Davenport Diamond - Union).|
|2011-03-30||234.0 kilometres (145.4 mi)||61.1%||Kingston subdivision purchased from CN between Union Station and Pickering.|
|Kitchener||2011-12-19||61||437.2 kilometres (271.7 mi)||53.5%||Service extended to Kitchener. Line renamed.|
|Barrie||2012-01-30||62||442.9 kilometres (275.2 mi)||239.7 kilometres (148.9 mi)||54.1%||Allandale Waterfront opened.|
|2012-03-27||300.5 kilometres (186.7 mi)||67.9%||Oakville subdivision purchased from CN between Union Station and Fourth Line; Bala subdivision purchased from CN between Union Station and Doncaster Diamond.|
|Lakeshore West||2013-03-21||313.9 kilometres (195.0 mi)||70.9%||Oakville subdivision purchased from CN between Fourth Line and Brant Street.|
|Kitchener||2014-09-29||367.1 kilometres (228.1 mi)||82.9%||Guelph subdivision purchased from CN between Kitchener and Georgetown.|
|Lakeshore West||2015-07-09||64||446.1 kilometres (277.2 mi)||82.3%||Service extended to West Harbour.|
|Richmond Hill||2016-12-05||65||453.6 kilometres (281.9 mi)||80.9%||Service extended to Gormley.|
|Barrie||2017-12-30||66||Downsview Park opened.|
|Lakeshore West||2019-01-07||68||522.5 kilometres (324.7 mi)||70.3%||Service extended to Niagara Falls.|
- Lakeshore East to Bowmanville
- Lakeshore West to Niagara Falls (Partially open as of January 7, 2019)
- Richmond Hill to Bloomington
GO Transit rail service to Bolton was first proposed by the Ontario government under the MoveOntario 2020 plan in June 2007. It was subsequently carried over to The Big Move, where it was placed on the 15-year plan. In November 2010, Metrolinx completed a feasibility study that focused on utilization of Canadian Pacific Railway's Mactier subdivision, which runs from the West Toronto Diamond in Toronto northward to Bolton. Four different service alternatives were assessed to determine the best method to carry passengers into Toronto from the Mactier subdivision, and the preferred option was to direct trains east-west along CN's Halton subdivision, and north-south again along GO Transit's existing Barrie line. This would provide four new stations in the communities of Woodbridge and Kleinburg in the City of Vaughan, and Bolton in the Town of Caledon, and also use the existing Downsview Park station before terminating at Union.
The feasibility study estimated that minimum infrastructure costs were $160 million for peak direction rush-hour service, and resulting ridership was forecasted to be 2,391, 2,884, and 4,388 in 2015, 2021, and 2031, respectively, in the morning peak period. If service was increased for two-way all-day service, total costs increased to $210 million, and ridership was forecasted to be 6,074, 7,324, and 11,146 in 2015, 2021, and 2031, respectively. Metrolinx determined that the projected ridership did not justify the costs, and downgraded the Bolton line from the 15- to the 25-year plan on February 14, 2013, when amendments were made to The Big Move.
Midtown corridor and Peterborough lineEdit
The Midtown corridor refers to three new GO Transit services in The Big Move. The first is a Crosstown line from Dundas Street to the former CPR North Toronto and Leaside stations in Toronto. The second and third segments would extend east from North Toronto and/or Union Station: the Seaton line to Seaton, and the Locust Hill line to Locust Hill.
GO Transit has contemplated a Midtown corridor since the 1980s as a contingency plan once capacity at Union Station became constrained, making North Toronto an alternate station for Downtown Toronto. The major barrier to these plans, however, is the fact that the Midtown corridor is composed of existing rail lines owned and actively used by the CPR as its main freight line between Ottawa, Montreal, London and Windsor. CPR has been reluctant to provide capacity to GO Transit on its tracks, and the Milton line (which runs along CPR tracks to the west) only came after considerable negotiations, and an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars.
All three lines in the corridor were listed under the 15-year plan of The Big Move upon its publication in 2008. However, the Havelock line was moved to the 25-year plan on February 14, 2013, because of "very modest ridership potential and significant infrastructure and operational challenges related to the Agincourt rail yards."
Via Rail provided train service to Peterborough until 1990, when service was cancelled. The potential to provide commuter rail service to Peterborough was noted by GO Transit in its 2020 strategic plan, and was also included in The Big Move. Metrolinx completed a study for bringing commuter rail service to Peterborough in February 2010. Different routes were explored, all of which use CPR's existing Havelock subdivision between Peterborough and Toronto. Once reaching Toronto, three different routes were explored through the east end, to deal with the same "significant infrastructure and operational challenges related to the Agincourt rail yards" that complicate GO's Havelock line. The study also kept the option open of using either Union Station or North Toronto station as the terminus of the line. Capital costs to upgrading the Havelock subdivision were estimated to be between C$329 and 384 million. GO introduced bus service between Peterborough and Oshawa on September 5, 2009.
Operations and proceduresEdit
Since the founding of GO Transit in 1967, GO trains have operated in push-pull configuration. Each train has a locomotive on one end and a cab control car on the other. In push configuration, the cab car has a complete set of engineer's controls built into it, allowing the engineer to remotely control the locomotive pushing the whole train from the back of the train. This enables trains to travel in either direction without requiring one locomotive on each end.
All GO trains have a total of three crew members. The conductor and engineer are located in the locomotive or the cab car to operate the vehicle. Another conductor, the Customer Service Ambassador (CSA), is located in the fifth car from the locomotive. The CSA is responsible for opening and closing the train doors and acts as the first responder in case of an emergency on board.
As an exception, crews that operate exclusively on the Milton line may consist only of an engineer and a conductor, who performs the duties usually associated with the CSA.
Before closing the doors, the CSA will make an announcement that the doors are closing and will remind passengers to stand clear of the doorways. All cars have a speaker above the doors, which plays a door closing chime in the form of a descending major triad. The chimes are an accessibility feature intended to warn the visually-impaired that the doors are closing.
The CSA will announce the next station after the train departs a station and will repeat the announcement when the train arrives at its next station. They will also make other announcements when appropriate. GO Transit trains also have an automated announcement system that announces stations.
When a train arrives at a station, the CSA puts a wheelchair bridge across the gap between the platform and the doorway. This is to allow handicapped passengers to board and exit the train. Each car has a number of accessibility seats provided. If the CSA sees a passenger with a physical disability and there are no accessibility seats available, he could ask that a passenger sitting in one of those seats moves to another area in the train to allow the passenger with a disability to sit in an accessibility seat.
In winter conditions, GO Transit has several procedures in place to ensure that service proceeds smoothly.
Trains are stored near Union Station to so that afternoon and evening trains can travel through less snow. The trains are kept at specific temperatures during storage to speed up engine startup on cold days and to eliminate frozen train doors.
Track switches are at risk of freezing in extreme temperatures, which leads to malfunctions. To prevent weather-related switch problems, fans are used to blow hot air onto track switches to keep them from freezing.
In the event of extremely severe winter conditions, GO trains run on different schedules. Express trains will stop at all stations. The cancellation of train trips may occur, as well as replacing trains with buses.
Operation-related problems due to extreme summer temperatures have been identified and are a concern to railroad equipment. Rail vehicle A/C has to work harder during hot days, which can put stress on A/C systems. GO Transit inspects A/C more frequently during summer.
In extremely hot weather, train tracks can be heated up, which causes them to expand. "Sun kinks", which are when the tracks buckle in hot sunny days, can occur when temperatures are above 30 degrees Celsius for at least 48 hours.
During sun kinks, trains are required to be operated at a reduced speed for safety reasons. Sun kinks are usually fixed during overnight or in the early morning.
On holidays that fall on weekdays, service changes will occur. The following table shows the service type by holiday.
|Early homebound service|
According to Metrolinx, GO Transit rail service expansion is currently being undertaken and is expected to be complete by 2025. By 2025, GO train service will run from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. on each line. The following table shows the expected service frequency per line when expansion is complete.
|Line||Peak frequency||Off-peak frequency|
|Lakeshore West||15 minutes||60 minutes|
|Lakeshore East||15 minutes|
|Stouffville||20 minutes||60 minutes|
|Richmond Hill||15–30 minutes|
|Barrie||30 minutes||60 minutes|
Start times and service frequency on weekends may vary.
The great majority of Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East trains are through-routed, making it possible to travel between Aldershot and Oshawa without the need to change trains in Toronto.
The EMD F59PH is the oldest of the three currently active series of locomotives used by GO Transit. They are 3000-horsepower diesel-electric locomotives capable of travelling up to 134 kilometers an hour, and can accelerate a ten-car train from 0 to 100 km/h in about 75 seconds. The F59PH was also the first series of locomotives used by GO Transit that feature dynamic braking, the effectiveness of which was greatly increased to as low as 8 km/h.
The introduction of the first sixteen F59PH series locomotives in 1988 allowed for the retirement of the previously used EMD GP40TC locomotives. Eleven additional locomotives, delivered between 1989 and 1990, replaced the EMD F40PH and some of the EMD GP40-2L(W) locomotives. The remaining GP40-2L(W)s were replaced by fourteen more F59PHs in 1990. Finally, in 1994, six additional F59PHs replaced the EMD GP40U series. By 1994, GO Transit's locomotive fleet consisted of only the F59PH, which allowed easier maintenance.
Despite the fact that the F59PH was designed to last 30 years, the locomotives were less reliable than hoped. In 2009, when the MPI MP40PH-3C series locomotives became available, GO Transit began retiring the F59PH series. In the end, only eight F59PH units remained on the GO Transit roster. These units have been rebuilt for continued service in 2011, but will be replaced by the MPI MP54AC in future years.
The MPI MP40PH-3C is the older of the two currently active series of MotivePower Industries Corporation locomotives used by GO Transit. They are 4000-horsepower locomotives capable of hauling twelve passenger cars, and have a speed of up to 150 km/h. The MP40PH-3C is GO Transit's first series of locomotives capable of supplying power to power a 12-car train all by themselves, as opposed to the F59PH which is slower and can only pull 10 cars.
In 2005, GO Transit contracted with MotivePower to build 27 MP40PH-3C units in order to expand its fleet and replace the existing F59PH locomotives which had been in service for almost 20 years. The first set of MP40PH-3Cs began arriving in late 2007 and operated on the Lakeshore East and West lines, followed by the Milton line.
The new locomotives proved to be powerful and reliable, prompting GO Transit to place an order for an additional set of 20 locomotives. Deliveries of the new set began in late 2009 and continued into 2010. An additional set of ten locomotives was delivered in 2010.
The introduction of the MP40PH-3C allowed GO Transit to retire the older F59PH locomotives. Another ten MP40PH-3C locomotives were purchased later and were delivered in 2013 and 2014 when GO Transit found that additional equipment was required to expand rail service.
The MPI MP54AC is the latest series of locomotives used in the GO Transit rail system. It is a 5400-horsepower locomotive that MPI calls "the most powerful diesel passenger locomotive in North America".
GO Transit was the first customer to use the MP54AC. In 2012, GO Transit MP40PH-3C #647 was sent back to MPI and was converted into an MP54AC. It was returned to GO Transit in 2015. Testing of the converted locomotive was conducted December 12, 2015.
The original plan was to convert ten MP40PH-3Cs into MP54ACs if the first conversion was successful. However, increasing service demands led to the order of sixteen brand new MP54ACs instead. Once delivered, these new MP54ACs would allow for the retirement of the remaining eight F59PH units.
The following tables shows the GO Transit Bilevel passenger cars.
|Series I||Hawker Siddeley||70||162|
|Series II||Hawker Siddeley||56||162|
|Series III||Can-Car Rail||54||162|
|Series IV||Can-Car Rail||42||162|
|Series V||Can-Car Rail||100||162|
|Series VIII||Bombardier||155||133 or 151|
|Series II||Hawker Siddeley||15||161|
|Series III||Can-Car Rail||9||160|
|Series IV||Can-Car Rail||17||160|
Maintenance and storageEdit
Willowbrook Yard is GO's original rail maintenance facility, covering 18,600 m2 (200,000 sq ft). It is along the Lakeshore West line, directly west of Mimico GO Station, and directly north of Via Rail's Toronto Maintenance Centre. The yard includes four progressive maintenance bays, a locomotive shop, a coach repair shop and storage tracks for 21 trains.
In 2018, GO Transit opened the Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility, along the Lakeshore East line. This second rail maintenance facility is 46,000 m2 (500,000 sq ft), more than twice the size of Willowbrook. It includes two progressive maintenance bays, repair shops for 11 coaches and 12 locomotives, two washing stations and storage tracks for 13 trains. The facility was constructed to handle service expansions, which include the GO Transit Regional Express Rail program.
|GO Transit Train Layover Facilities|
|Allandale GO Station||24 Essa Road, Barrie||6||New facility added near former CN Allandale Railway station.|
|North Bathurst Yard||355 Front Street West, Toronto||7||Originally owned by Canadian National Railways it was transferred to GO in 1980s and opened in 1987.|
|Bradford GO station||300 Holland Street East, Bradford||3||Temporary; EA for permanent facility in progress|
|Don Yard||470 Lake Shore Boulevard East, Toronto||10|
|Georgetown GO Station||55 Queen Street, Georgetown||4|
|Hamilton GO Centre||36 Hunter Street East, Hamilton||4|
|Kitchener (Park Street)||575 King Street East, Kitchener||2||Previously meant to be replaced by Shirley yard, but both are in use as of January 2019.|
|Kitchener (Shirley Avenue)||200 Shirley Avenue, Kitchener||4|
|Lewis Road Layover||Lewis Road, Hamilton||4|
|Lincolnville GO Station||6840 Bethesda Road, Stouffville||6||GO Transit Stouffville Yard, consists of 6 tracks|
|Milton Yard||7374 5th Line, Milton||10|
|UP Express Storage Track||175 City View Drive, Toronto||1||For use by UP Express.|
|Whitby Layover Yard||1300 Henry Street, Whitby||3|
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