A train heads toward Union Station

Changes to GO Transit schedules coming Sept. 2

More GO Train trips on the Barrie and Stouffville Lines, plus post-secondary GO Bus service returns.

Aug 25, 2023

Changes are coming to the GO Train and GO Bus schedules in time for return to school and work. 

Some of the highlights include:

  • More weekday GO Train service on the Barrie and Stouffville Lines 
  • Increased GO Bus service for post-secondary students 
  • More buses for Brampton customers 
A GO train makes a run along tracks during an early morning commute.

More service is coming to the Barrie & Stouffville Lines in September. (Metrolinx photo)

GO service changes 

 Starting Sept. 5, Metrolinx is bringing additional weekday service on the Barrie and Stouffville Lines giving you more options to get to where you need to go. 

On the Barrie Line, a number of midday and late evening train options will be added in response to customer demand.  

On the Stouffville Line, midday hourly service will return to Mount Joy GO. 

And, GO Train service that was added in August just in time for the 2023 CNE will continue into the fall, bringing weekend train service to Barrie and Stouffville Line customers. 

Finally, some trip times are also changing on the Lakeshore East and West Lines.  

A list of train times can be found on the GO Transit schedule changes website


A bus moves along a side road.

Service increases for GO Bus routes serving post-secondary schools start Sept. 5. (Metrolinx photo)

GOing back to school 

As of Sept. 5, GO Bus service to post-secondary institutions will increase for the season. This includes service to major colleges and universities like McMaster University, Trent University, Durham College, Centennial College, and U of T Scarborough to name a few. Find out which colleges and universities we serve here

 Changes include:  

  • More trips on routes 15, 41, 47, 56, 88 
  • New express options now available on routes 41, 47, 56, 88 

More GO Bus changes 

Beginning Sept. 2, more service is coming to GO Bus Routes 30 and 32 due to increased customer demand. 

  • On Route 30, GO is adding 23 new weekday trips and 14 new weekend trips  
  • On Route 32, GO is adding five new weekday trips 

 Finally, seasonal service to Canada’s Wonderland and the Toronto Zoo is ending for the year. The last day of service will be Aug. 27.  

To get the full list of GO Train and GO Bus changes, and to access the new schedules, head to the GO Transit website.   

by Scott Money Metrolinx editorial content manager