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Sunday, December 18, 2011

GO - Service Vehicles

GO Transit service vehicles, including GO Security. Guelph Central Station. December 18, 2011.

GO Kitchener - Now Boarding

Eager rail enthusiasts boarding the first ever Kitchener GO Train. December 18, 2011.

GO - Out of Service

This GO Train is out of service after two round trips from Kitchener to Guelph. The train is approaching the layover track west of King Street in Kitchener, Ontario. December 18, 2011.

GO Transit - Kitchener Line - Interior

December 18, 2011. Interior of second train from Guelph Central GO Station to Kitchener GO Station. This style of bi-level commuter train was designed by Bombardier Transportation for GO (Government of Ontario) Transit in the 1970s, and is widely used in metropolitan areas throughout North America. The cars are actually tri-level if you include the passenger space available on the split-level approach to the upper deck at the ends of each car.

GO Transit - First Passengers for Kitchener Line

The Kitchener GO Station/VIA Rail station platform packed with people eager to ride the first GO Train from Kitchener to Guelph. December 18, 2011.

GO Transit - Kitchener - Inaugural Passenger Run

The inaugural GO Transit Passenger Train approaching the Kitchener GO Station/VIA Rail Station. This is the first of two free trains from Kitchener to Guelph on Sunday, December 18, 2011. The train was supposed to arrive at 1:00pm but it was closer to 1:30 when it rolled into the station to meet a platform packed with people.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

HSR - Wheelchair Accessible Bus

James Street, southbound @ Hunter Street. December 1, 2011.

HSR - 51 University

51 University from behind. Main Street, Hamilton. December 1, 2011.

HSR - Bus Tow

Broken down HSR bus needs tow. December 1, 2011.

HSR - Articulated Bus

December 1, 2011.

Coach Canada - Niagara Falls to Kitchener

Hamilton GO Centre. December 1, 2011.

Milton Tansit - 2 Main - GO Milton Terminal

2 Main to Walmart. December 1, 2011.

GO Milton - Train Platform

December 1, 2011.

GO Milton

December 1, 2011.

Friday, December 16, 2011

GO Transit's New Kitchener Line Starts Monday

On Monday, December 19, 2011, the Georgetown GO Train will be extended to Kitchener. There will be new stops at Guelph Central and Kitchener, with stops in Acton and Breslau to open sometime in 2012. The new route will be known as the Kitchener Line. For the new schedule, follow this link: GO Kitchener Schedule. I will be riding the rails on opening day and I encourage transit enthusiasts in the area to do the same if possible. *Please note, on Sunday, December 18, 2011, there will be free GO Train service between Kitchener and Guelph Central to celebrate the opening of the new Kitchener Line. Please follow this link for details: Free GO Ride Get on the GO and check out GOs new services. Have a great weekend. Link to GO Transit

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

GRT - 201 iXpress Service - Opening Day

First day of 201 iXpress Service from Forest Glen Terminal in Southwest Kitchener to Laurier University in the city of Waterloo via Fischer-Hallman Road.

GRT - Forest Glen Terminal

September 5, 2011.