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Lakeshore East Line GO Expansion
- East Harbour Transit Hub
East Harbour Transit Hub
A New SmartTrack GO Station in East Harbour
As part of the SmartTrack Stations program, East Harbour Transit Hub will be an interchange station in the Riverdale neighbourhood, immediately east of the Don Valley Parkway and south of Eastern Avenue.
Located on the Lakeshore East and Stouffville GO lines the station will provide connections to the Ontario Line subway and future TTC transit services.
Service levels planned as part of GO Expansion would see a GO train arriving at EHTH as frequently as every five minutes.
Metrolinx entered into an Alliance Development Agreement for the East Harbour Transit Hub with Rail Connect Partners (Project Management and Construction) and Hatch (Design) in November of 2022, and work for the project has already commenced.
SmartTrack is coming to Toronto to bring you a better connected, more modern transit network to get you where you need to go within your city and beyond. The SmartTrack Stations program will leverage roughly 40 km of Metrolinx’s pre-existing GO rail corridors within the city, so that new rail stations are closer to where people live, work and travel.
The East Harbour Transit Hub will support local transit needs in the community and regional connectivity, through the incorporation of the GO Train, Ontario Line subway and future TTC light rail transit.
East Harbour Transit Hub will offer specific benefits for the surrounding community, including:
- Concourse area with customer amenities and accessible drop off;
- Connections to the future Broadview Ave extension;
- GO platforms for local and express train service, complete with elevators;
- Access to GO trains, the future Ontario Line subway and future TTC light rail transit in one location;
- A multi-use path and trail bridge and landings over the Don River
- Eastern Avenue Bridge reconstruction to support both GO transit and the new Ontario Line subway; and,
- Convenient single train connection to Pickering, Whitby, and Oshawa as well as destinations such as Mississauga, Oakville and Hamilton.
This transformative infrastructure project will provide a greater choice of reliable and convenient route options to shorten commutes and increase quality of life for locals and visitors alike. Based on preliminary analysis, East Harbour Transit Hub is expected to bring about 100,000 daily riders, with an approximately even split between East Harbour customers using the Ontario Line and SmartTrack GO Station (numbers are subject to change based on updated service levels).
The SmartTrack program is a joint initiative of the Province of Ontario, Infrastructure Ontario, the City of Toronto and Metrolinx. Please visit the City of Toronto webpage for more information on the program.
In the news
New bridge coming to Eastern Avenue
Jul. 18, 2023
Several rail bridges in the East end of Toronto, including the one on Eastern Avenue, are being replaced to support more transit including the new East Harbour Transit Hub (EHTH), a bustling station in Riverdale that will offer connections to expanded GO service, SmartTrack, the Ontario Line subway, and TTC light rail. [Read more]
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