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GO continues modifying Lakeshore East service this weekend after fatal incident: December 2 update

[Metrolinx](http://www.metrolinx.com/) Continues repair [GO Transit](http://www.gotransit.com/) Line 09 ** Lakeshore East ** Weekend After [a fatal incident](https://t.co/3jslfF8yuJ) on the tracks this past weekend. GO trains continue to operate with a different schedule Friday, ** December 3rd ** and then a different schedule of Saturday weekend, ** December 4th ** and Sunday, ** December 5th **. ##### Friday, ** December 3 ** + trains continue to operate with [the same modified weekday schedule that they’ve followed since since the incident occurred](/archives/weblog/2021/11/29-go_modifyi.shtml) Saturday, ** November 27 **. That is, GO ** trains run between Union Station and Gildwood ** GO Station and ** between Pickering and Oshawa ** GO stations. ** Buses ** Transfer passengers ** between Gildwood and Pickering **, drop off or pick up passengers at Rouge Hill GO station. + Trains and buses run every 30 minutes until about 19:00. After 19:00 the service is by the hour. + All Lakeshore East line stations receive service. ##### Saturday, ** December 4 **
Sunday, ** December 5 ** ** Westbound ** + ** Trains ** operate on an hourly schedule between Gildwood and Union Station every hour from Gildwood at 35 minutes after noon. + For Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and Gildwood passengers, ** buses ** run from Oshawa GO station, drop off or pick up passengers at all picking stations, then proceed quickly – without stopping – to Gildwood. + Buses depart from Ushua every hour or more, starting at 5:15 in the morning + Buses leave from stations 20 – 35 minutes earlier than normal train times. + Buses do not run from and from Rouge Hill. ** East ** + ** Trains ** operate on an hourly schedule between Union and Gildwood every hour from Union at 15 minutes after the hour. + For Guildwood, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Ushua passengers, ** buses ** run an express from Gildwood every hour to Pickering and then serve the passengers at all Oshawa stations. + Buses depart from Gildwood every hour or more, starting at 7:10 a.m. + Buses depart from stations 8-23 minutes earlier than normal train times. + Buses do not run from and from Rouge Hill. ##### ** Buses ** + GO Rent [Coach Canada](https://www.coachcanada.com/) to help you get where you need to go [due to an ongoing shortage of employees](/archives/weblog/2021/11/01-metrolinx_.shtml). By hiring Coach Canada, GO can make sure its bus drivers are available to operate GO buses and maintain regular service, + Coach Canada buses will be available at Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering GO bus loops to get you to Gildwood. + The GO team will be on site at each station to help guide you and answer your questions. + H [Where’s My Bus application](https://www.gotransit.com/en/search-results?vgnextkeyword=Wheres+My+Bus) does not work for alternate buses.

^ * GO passengers may be traveling on a bus that looks like this, as Quacher Canada helps fill in the gaps during construction work. Image, Metrolinx * * * * #### **[PRESTO](http://www.prestocard.ca/)** Travel tickets * * * + Passengers who have set default trips on their PRESTO cards should bypass their default by clicking the “Bypass” button on the PRESTO device, then press On your card as you normally do. ** Westbound ** + Tap the PRESTO machine in your bus loop and tap machines at your destination. ** Eastbound ** + Tap the device at your departure station when boarding the train. Tap the PRESTO machine at your destination. * * * #### ** Alternative travel options ** * * * + ** Trains and buses do not run from Rouge Hill and back this weekend **. + GO offered alternative travel options: + ** towards Union Station ** from Rouge Hill> + boarding ** heading west ** [TTC](http://www.ttc.ca/) Bus along Route 38 ** Highland Creek ** to Scarborough Center Station and transfer to ** ** South ** along Line 3 ** Scarborough **. At Kennedy Station, take the ** southbound ** GO along line 71 ** Stuffville ** to get to Union Station. > + Take a bus ** west ** TTC along Route 38 ** Highland Creek ** to Scarborough Center station and take a train ** south ** along line 3 ** Scarborough **. At Kennedy station transfer to train ** west ** line 2 ** Bloor – Danport ** to Jung station. Then take the train again ** south ** along line 1 ** Young – University **. > + Take a bus ** heading west ** TTC along Route 38 ** Highland Creek ** to Kingston Road and Deep Dene Drive. Transfer to bus ** westbound ** on route 86 ** Scarborough **. At Kennedy station transfer to train ** west ** line 2 ** Bloor – Danport ** to Jung station. Then take the train again ** south ** along line 1 ** Young – University **. + ** towards Pickering GO ** from Rouge Hill> + Take the TTC bus ** west ** along 85A ** Sheppard East ** to Port Union and Kingston Roads. Transfer to ** East ** [Durham Region Transit](http://www.durhamregiontransit.com/) Bus route along 900 ** PULSE Highway 2 ** to Kingston and Liverpool roads. Go south to Pickering GO station. + ** Towards Ajax, Whitby and Oshawa GO ** stations from Rouge Hill> + Take a bus ** west ** TTC along Route 38 ** Highland Creek ** to Scarborough Center station. Transfer by bus ** East ** GO along the 96 ** Oshawa / Finch ** expressway. Buses on Route 96 stop at bus terminals at all three GO stops.


[GO trains along the 71 **Stouffville** line stop in Danforth and Scarborough GO stations this weekend](https://transittoronto.ca/archives/weblog/2021/12/02-go_trains_.shtml) To provide commuter travel options to and from this station during the weekend disruptions on the east shore of Lake. Regular service along lines 09 ** Lakeshore East ** and 71 ** Stuffville ** will resume on Monday, ** December 6 **

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