Full suspension of Lakeshore East trains on weekend

There will be a full suspension of Lakeshore East rail service starting Friday, November 26 to Sunday, November 28 from Union Station to Oshawa GO, said operator Metrolinx.

It said the suspension is to support important infrastructure upgrades to the Rouge River Bridge. “Beginning late evening of Friday, November 26 until end of service on Sunday, November 28, there will be no Lakeshore East train service to accommodate rehabilitation of the Rouge River Bridge and other important track work along the corridor”.

Service impacts will begin the evening of Friday, November 26 – see below:

Eastbound Service
• Starting Friday, November 26 the 9:05 pm from Union Station to Oshawa GO will be the last train to run all stops to Oshawa GO.
• Bus replacements will start at 9:30 pm and run express from the Union Station Bus Terminal to Pickering GO and then make all stops to Oshawa GO.

Westbound Service
• Starting Friday, November 26 the 9:20 pm from Oshawa GO to Union Station will be the last train to run all stops to Union Station.
• Bus replacements will station at 9:50 pm and make all stops from Oshawa GO to Pickering GO and then run express to Union Station Bus Terminal.

Buses will replace train service beginning the evening of Friday, November 26 until end of service Sunday, November 28
There will be no service at Rouge Hill, Guildwood and Eglinton GO stations during this time. Scarborough and Danforth GO stations will be serviced by Stouffville trains to provide customers with additional transit options, said the statement. Some Lakeshore West trips will also be affected.
For more information and to see schedules, visit gotransit.com or use triplinx.ca to plan your trip. For complete details, click here.

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