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Hurontario LRT - Port Credit: Buses temporarily replace GO trains along the Lakeshore West line, January 8



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Metrolinx and its contractors continue construction of the Hurontario light rail transit line in Mississauga and Brampton.


Saturday, January 8, GO Transit is temporarily replacing trains with buses along the 01 Lakeshore West line to accommodate construction of the light rail transit line near Port Credit GO Station. Buses replace trains between Oakville GO Station and Union Station. The buses stop only at Clarkson and Port Credit GO stations. GO isn’t operating buses or trains to and from Long Branch, Mimico and Exhibition GO stations.

Trains operate only between West Harbour or Aldershot GO Stations and Oakville.

This phase of Hurontario LRT construction near Port Credit GO Station can only take place when GO trains aren’t operating along the line.

GO buses along the 12 Niagara Falls / Burlington, 16 Hamilton / Toronto express and 18 Lakeshore West routes operate with regular schedules.


Eastbound:
  • One to four buses operate from Oakville to Clarkson and Port Credit GO stations and Union Station Bus Terminal hourly from 5:56 a.m. until end of service.
Westbound:
  • One to four buses operate from Union terminal to Port Credit, Clarkson and Oakville hourly from 6:30 a.m. until the end of service.

Alternate travel options
  • Travel options from Long Branch, Mimico or Exhibition to Union.
  • From Long Branch: Board an eastbound TTC bus along the 501B Queen route to Queen Street West and University Avenue. Transfer to Line 1 Yonge - University subway at Osgoode Station and travel southward to to Union Station. Total time: 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • From Mimico: Board a northbound TTC bus along the 76 Royal York route to Royal York Station. Transfer to an eastbound train along Line 2 Bloor - Danforth subway. Transfer to Line 1 Yonge - University subway at St George Station and travel southward to to Union. Total time: 1 hour.
  • From Exhibition: Board an eastbound TTC streetcar along the 509 Harbourfront route to Union. Total time: 26 minutes.
  • Travel options to Exhibition, Mimico or Long Branch from Union:
  • To Exhibition: Board a westbound TTC streetcar along the 509 Harbourfront route to Exhibition. Total time: 26 minutes.
  • To Mimico: Board a northbound TTC train along Line 1 Yonge - University subway to St George. Transfer to a westbound Line 2 Bloor - Danforth subway train to Royal York. Transfer to a southbound bus along the 76 Royal York route. Total time: 1 hour.
  • To Long Branch: Board a northbound TTC Line 1 Yonge - University subway train (University branch) to Osgoode. Transfer to a westbound bus along the 501L Queen - Long Branch route to Long Branch. Total time: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

LRT construction at Port Credit GO Station previously affected GO train service late Thursday, January 6.

Expect the construction project to similarly affect trains during early January:

  • late Thursday, January 13; and
  • late Tuesday, January 18 until late Friday, January 21.