GO Transit

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Info
Locale Golden Horseshoe
Transit type Bus, Rail
Number of lines 29 bus, 7 rail
Daily ridership 217,000 (avg. weekdays)
Operation
Began operation 1967
Operator(s) Metrolinx

GO Transit is an inter-regional public transit system in Southern Ontario and primarily operates in the Greater Toronto Area. The GO network employs diesel trains and coach buses; it connects with other regional transit providers such as the TTC, DRT and YRT/VIVA

GO Transit is an operating division of Metrolinx, a provincial agency with the responsibility for transportation planning within the GTHA.

History

GO Transit started operation on May 23rd, 1967 as a pilot commuter rail project along CN rail tracks between Oakville and Dunbarton and bus service started in the 1970's providing service to areas not yet served by a commuter rail.

  • 1978: Train service to Richmond Hill begins.
  • 1981: Train service to Milton begins.
  • 1990: Train service is extended from Bradford to Barrie.
  • 2000: Bus service along Highway 407 begins.

Fare Structure

GO Transit fares work on a Zone Basis Structure. Due to the numbers of zones and complicity of the structure, Please refer to the GO Transit website for the complete fare details.

Routes

Bus Routes
Lakeshore West Corridor Milton Corridor Kitchener Corridor Highway 407 Corridor Richmond Hill Corridor Barrie Corridor Stouffville Corridor Lakeshore East Corridor
Rail Routes
Lakeshore West Milton Kitchener Richmond Hill Corridor Barrie Corridor Stouffville Corridor Lakeshore East Corridor


Current Fleet

Bus Fleet

Thumbnail Fleet number range Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Remarks
GO-2115.jpg 2114 to 2148 2002 Motor Coach Industries D4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
GO-2168.jpg 2149 to 2215 2003 Motor Coach Industries D4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
GO-2247.jpg 2216 to 2266 2004 Motor Coach Industries D4500 Caterpillar C13 ZF 10AS2301B
GO-2271.jpg 2267 to 2286 2005 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R
GO-2291.jpg 2287 to 2317 2006 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R
GO-2335.jpg 2318 to 2353 2007 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R
GO-2409.jpg 2354 to 2419 2008 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Caterpillar C13 Allison B500R
GO-2437.jpg 2420 to 2439 2009 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Cummins ISM Allison B500R
GO-2449.jpg 2440 to 2449 2010 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Cummins ISM Allison B500R
GO-2493.jpg 2450 to 2499 2011 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT

2450 to 2470: Detroit Diesel Series 60


2471 to 2499: Cummins ISX11

Allison B500R
GO-2535.jpg 2500 to 2535 2012 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Cummins ISX13 Allison B500R
2536 to 2553 2013 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Cummins ISX13 Allison B500R
2554 to 2594 2014 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Cummins ISX13 Allison B500R
3000 to 3001 2008 Motor Coach Industries D4500CT Cummins ISL Allison EP50 Hybrid System
GO-8011.jpg 8000 to 8011 2008 Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro500 Cummins ISM Allison B500R
GO-8013.jpg 8012 to 8021 2009 Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro500 Cummins ISM Allison B500R
GO-8101.jpg 8101 to 8125 2012 Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro500 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
8126 to 8165 2013 Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro500 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
8166 to 8195 2014 Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro500 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R

Rail Fleet

Locomotives

Thumbnail Fleet number range Year Manufacturer Model Engine Remarks
539 to 561 1990 General Motors Diesel Division F59PH 3000 HP
  • 539 to 556 Retired.
562 to 568 1994 General Motors Diesel Division F59PH 3000 HP
  • Mostly retired.
600 to 607 2007 Motive Power Industries MP40PH-3C 4000 HP
608 to 626 2008 Motive Power Industries MP40PH-3C 4000 HP
627 to 646 2009 Motive Power Industries MP40PH-3C 4000 HP
647 to 656 2010 Motive Power Industries MP40PH-3C 4000 HP
657 to 666 2013 Motive Power Industries MP40PH-3C 4000 HP

Passenger Cars

Thumbnail Fleet number range Year Manufacturer Model Remarks
200 to 214 1983 Hawker Siddeley Canada BiLevel Series II
  • Controller Cab Cars.
215 to 223 1987 Can-Car Rail BiLevel Series III
  • Controller Cab Cars.
224 to 241 1989 Can-Car Rail BiLevel Series IV
  • Controller Cab Cars.
242 to 245 2004 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
  • Controller Cab Cars.
246 to 250 2006 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
  • Controller Cab Cars.
251 to 253 2008 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
  • Controller Cab Cars.
254 2010 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
  • Controller Cab Car.
255 to 257 2011 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
  • Controller Cab Cars.
2000 to 2079 1976 Hawker Siddeley Canada BiLevel Series I
2100 to 2155 1983 Hawker Siddeley Canada BiLevel Series II
2200 to 2253 1987 Can-Car Rail BiLevel Series III
2300 to 2341 1989 Can-Car Rail BiLevel Series IV
2400 to 2455 1990 Can-Car Rail BiLevel Series V
  • 2456 to 2458 were sold before delivery.
  • 2459 built as Series VI prototype, renumbered 2499.
2499 1990 Can-Car Rail BiLevel Series VI
  • Renumbered from 2459.
  • Prototype
2500 to 2518 2002 Bombardier BiLevel Series VI
2519 to 2521 2002 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2522 to 2541 2003 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2542 to 2544 2006 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2545 to 2546 2008 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
2547 to 2549 2010 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
2550 to 2552 2011 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
2600 to 2609 2004 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2610 to 2629 2005 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2630 to 2641 2006 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2642 to 2661 2007 Bombardier BiLevel Series VII
2700 to 2729 2008 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
2730 to 2754 2010 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
2755 to 2770 2011 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII
2771 to 2814 2012 Bombardier BiLevel Series VIII

Retired Fleet

Bus Fleet

Thumbnail Fleet number range Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Remarks
1000 to 1019 1970 GMDD T8H-5305A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Suburban Configuration
1020 to 1029 1973 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Suburban Configuration
1030 to 1039 1974 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Suburban Configuration
1040 to 1043 1974 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Transit Configuration
  • Renumbered 1120 to 1123
1045 to 1056 1975 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Suburban Configuration
1030 to 1039 1974 GMC S8H-5304A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
  • Suburban Configuration
  • Equipped with underfloor luggage bins.
1100 to 1119 1977 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Transit Configuration
  • 1116 equipped with an Allison V730.
  • 1115 to 1119 were renumbered from 9920 to 9924.
1120 to 1123 1974 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Transit Configuration
  • Renumbered from 1040 to 1043.
1125 to 1129 1985 OBI Orion 01.508 "I" Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Transit Configuration
1130 to 1141 1987 OBI Orion 01.508 "I" Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
  • 1130 to 1132: Voith D863.3

  • 1133 to 1141: Allison HT-747
  • Transit Configuration
  • Sold to YRT
1150 to 1163 2000 OBI Orion 05.501 "V" Detroit Diesel S50 Allison B500R
  • Transit Configuration
  • Sold to YRT
1164 to 1173 2002 OBI Orion 05.501 "V" Cummins ISM Voith D863.3E
  • Transit Configuration
  • Sold to YRT
1250 to 1262 1975 MCI MC-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740D
1270 to 1281 1978 MCI MC-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740D
1290 to 1294 1977 MCI MC-8 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740D
  • Ex-Murray Hill
1300 to 1324 1981 MCI MC-9 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison HT-740D
1400 to 1416 1986 MCI 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740D
1417 to 1435 1987 MCI 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740D
1436 to 1459 1989 MCI 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740D
1460 to 1468 1991 MCI 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA ZF 5HP600
1500 to 1505 1979 OBI Orion 01.503 "I" Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
1506 to 1509 1981 OBI Orion 01.503 "I" Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
1510 to 1513 1981 OBI Orion 01.505 "I" Detroit Diesel 6V53N Allison MT-643
1500 to 1514 1990 TMC 102-A2 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
1520 to 1531 1993 MCI 102-C3 Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
1600 to 1619 1999 Prevost LeMirage XL-40 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
1900 to 1950 1991 New Flyer Industries D40S Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Voith D864.2
  • Suburban Configuration
2000 to 2007 2000 OBI Orion 05.501 "V" Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R
  • Suburban Configuration
2008 to 2017 2001 OBI Orion 05.501 "V" Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R
  • Suburban Configuration
2018 to 2029 2004 OBI Orion 05.501 "V" Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B500R
  • Suburban Configuration
2100 to 2113 2001 MCI D4500 Detroit Diesel Series 60 Allison B500R
9920 to 9924 1977 GMDD T8H-5307A "New Look" Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
  • Transit Configuration
  • 9921 equipped with an Allison V730.
  • Renumbered to 1115 to 1119.

Rail Fleet

Locomotives

Thumbnail Fleet number range Year Manufacturer & Model Engine Remarks
500 to 507 1966 GMDD GP40TC 3000 HP
  • Sold to Amtrak
510 to 515 1978 GMDD F40PH 3000 HP
  • Sold to Amtrak
520 to 535 1988 GMDD F59PH 3000 HP
536 to 538 1989 GMDD F59PH 3000 HP
565 to 568 1994 GMDD F59PH 3000 HP
  • Sold to Trinity Railway.
700 to 703 1973 GMDD GP40-2W 3000 HP
  • Sold to CN Rail
704 to 706 1974 GMDD GP40-2W 3000 HP
  • Sold to CN Rail
707 to 710 1975 GMDD GP40-2W 3000 HP
  • Sold to CN Rail
720 to 726 1967 EMD GP40M-2 3000 HP
800 to 802 1950 EMD APU N/A
900 to 908 1951 GMDD APU N/A
910 to 911 1950 EMD APU N/A

Passenger Cars

Thumbnail Fleet number range Year Manufacturer Type Remarks


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