How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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Ontario: Metrolinx issues safety warning after commuter’s backpack was caught by passing train

By Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto; March 1, 2019 Metrolinx has launched a safety campaign after a passenger’s bag was…

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Canada: Transit union fighting Metrolinx cannabis ban

By Kyle Marshall, The Toronto Observer; February 7, 2019 The new Metrolinx policy banning recreational cannabis for certain workers has…

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Canadian railroads re-write drug policies for workers in light of cannabis legalization

By Erik White, CBC News; February 1, 2019 As of Feb. 1, Go Train drivers in southern Ontario are forbidden…

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Niagara Falls officials want to bring Canadian commuter train across the U.S. border

By Rick Pfeiffer, Niagara Gazette, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal; January 27, 2019 Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was working the crowd…

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SmartTrack proceeding regardless of Metrolinx’s new ‘market driven’ approach to stations, Toronto mayor’s office says

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, The Toronto Star; January 11, 2019 Mayor John Tory’s office is offering assurances his SmartTrack…

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Governments of Canada and Ontario enhance passenger capacity on the GO Transit system by investing in new bi-level coaches

A press release from Infrastructure Canada; April 30, 2018: BURLINGTON, ON, April 30, 2018 /CNW/ – Investing in public infrastructure supports…

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Ontario moves ahead with pursuit of trains powered by hydrogen fuel cells for GO Transit

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter; Toronto Star; February 22, 2018 The provincial government is pushing ahead with plans to explore…

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Ontario: Metrolinx launches ‘cheeky’ book on how to behave on public transit

From CBC News Toronto; January 24, 2018 GO Transit has produced a book on how to behave on its buses…

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Toronto Union Station renovation delayed again, will cost $23M more

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, Toronto Star; January 19, 2018 The troubled revitalization of Union Station has hit another setback,…

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Future looks ‘bright’ for Ontario Northland, official says

By Gord Young, The Nugget; January 12, 2018 Ontario Northland has hired more than 200 people over the past two…

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Ontario: All-day GO train service begins on Toronto-Barrie line

By Nick Westoll, Digital Broadcast Journalist, Global News; December 29, 2017 GO Transit has introduced all-day train service seven days…

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Ontario Northland: Through timber to tidewater

Written by John Thompson, Canadian Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 28, 2017 Some Railway Age readers will be surprised…

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Ontario: Man arrested after riding on top of moving GO train, York regional police say

By CBC News, Toronto; November 21, 2017 A man has been arrested after he was seen on top of a…

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Ontario Hosts International Symposium on Hydrogen-Powered Rail

A press release from the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario Provincial Government: Province Moving Forward with Concept Design Work for Hydrogen-Powered…

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Ontario: $850M Whitby rail yard nears completion

By News Services, Daily Commercial News; October 23, 2017 WHITBY, ONT. — The new 500,000-square-foot GO Transit Whitby Rail Maintenance…

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Ontario: Metrolinx finally releases report on controversial GO stations

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, The Toronto Star; October 1, 2017 Fifteen months after Metrolinx approved two controversial new GO…

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