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GO buses replace trains along the Lakeshore East line, late September 22, all day, September 23, 24



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From late Friday, September 22 until the end of day Sunday, September 24, GO Transit is cancelling train service along the 09 Lakeshore East line due to construction and maintenance work.

Metrolinx is maintaining the tracks and signals. It’s also conducting bridge work to help prepare for construction of the future Ontario Line subway. Crews can only complete these projects when trains aren’t operating.

Shuttle buses replace trains along the line, but will not drop off or pick up passengers in Rouge Hill, Guildwood, Eglinton, Scarborough or Danforth GO stations. Instead, board the TTC to travel to and from those stations. Buses serve all stops between Durham College Oshawa and Pickering GO stations, then operate express — without stopping — to Union Station.

Some buses only drop off or pick up passengers only in Durham College Oshawa and Whitby GO stations, then operate express — without stopping — to Union Station Bus Terminal. Some buses only serve passengers in Ajax and Pickering GO stations, then operate express to Union. And some buses serve passengers in Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering, then operate express to Union.

GO is adjusting schedules and connection times this weekend. Check schedules and leave earlier than usually to make sure you can board your bus or train at the correct time. GO is adjusting the schedules for buses along the 88 Peterborough / Oshawa route to make sure passengers can connect with trains.

Depending on your destination, you may wish to use other GO services, including buses along the 92 Oshawa / Yorkdale or 96 Oshawa / Finch express routes to connect with local transit and continue your commute.

GO is adjusting schedules and connection times this weekend. Check schedules and leave earlier than usually to make sure you can board your bus or train at the correct time.


Friday, September 22


Westbound
  • The train that usually starts its trip in Durham College Oshawa GO Station at 9:10 p.m. is the last train to leave Oshawa for Union Station.
  • After 9:30 p.m., buses replace trains. Buses leave stops earlier than the usual train time.
Eastbound
  • The last trains that start in Union Station at 9:30, 10:35 and 11:30 p.m. are the last trains to leave Union for Oshawa.
  • After train service ends, GO buses operate to and from Union Station Bus Terminal. Buses leave stops later than the usual train time.

Saturday, September 23
Sunday, September 24


  • Buses replace trains all day.
  • Late-night / early-morning buses continue to operate along the 90B Lakeshore East route with regular schedules.

Durham College Oshawa GO Station

  • Board replacement buses at platform 12.

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  • Most buses stop at Whitby GO Station, then operate express to and from Union Station Bus Terminal.

Whitby GO Station

  • Board westbound replacement buses at platform 6.
  • Board eastbound replacement buses at platform 4.

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  • Most buses start or end trips in Durham College Oshawa GO Station, stop in Whitby, then operate express to and from Union Station Bus Terminal.

Ajax GO Station

  • Board westbound replacement buses at platform 4.
  • Board eastbound replacement buses at platform 3.

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  • Most buses stop at Pickering GO Station, then operate express to and from Union Station Bus Terminal.

Pickering GO Station

  • Board westbound replacement buses at platform 6.
  • Board eastbound replacement buses at platform 4.

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  • Most buses start or end trips in Ajax GO Station, stop in Pickering, then operate express to and from Union Station Bus Terminal.