Toronto Transportation: Rail, Trains
Government of Ontario (GO) Transit is the interregional transit system for the Greater Toronto, Hamilton, and Oshawa areas. GO Transit began in 1967 as a single rail line and now is a comprehensive network of bus and rail services covering over 8,000 sq km. GO trains and GO buses efficiently connect with municipal transit systems throughout the network.
GO Transit provides modern rail commuter service to Toronto from Toronto, with one "A Line" route along the lakeshore (with stations at Clarkson, Port Credit and Long Branch) and another "C Line" from Milton to the northwest (with stations at Meadowvale, Streetsville, Erindale, Cooksville, Dixie and Kipling--in Etobicoke), both of which end at Toronto;s Union Station. Incidentally, the B-Line Go-Train comes into Toronto from Oshawa in the east.
There is extensive GO Bus service to various locations, seven days per week.
- From Square One Shopping Centre with the "407" bus going west to Sheridan College in Oakville and McMaster University in Hamilton, and going east to York University in Toronto.
- From Brampton through Bramalea, Pearson International Airport, Humber College, and continuing east to the Yorkdale and York Mills subway stations.
- From Milton, through Meadowvale, into Toronto and Union Station, during off-peak hours when the "C Line" GO Train is not running
- From Milton, the "401" though Meadowvale to the Yorkdale and York Mills subway stations, to end at the Yonge & Finch Go-Train station.
For further information please contact GO Transit at 416-869-3200 or 1-888 GET ON GO (1-888-438-6646).