Reissue: 75-Hour Weekend Work for GO Transit Improvements at Kennedy Station

As part of construction of the future Eglinton Crosstown LRT, improvements are also being made to the GO Corridor Stouffville Line at Kennedy Station. Improvements include building a new west platform, rebuilding the existing east platform, constructing a new ticketing building for the GO Station, and building a new south pedestrian underpass.

What Work is Taking Place?

In order to minimize disruption to GO passengers, crews will be performing a 74.5 hour weekend blitz to construct the south underpass beneath the GO Rail tracks south west of the Don Montgomery Community Centre. Work includes the removal of track to perform excavation, shoring, backfilling, and placement of the new pedestrian underpass. Tracks will be reinstalled upon completion of the work.

GO services on the Stouffville Line will be temporarily suspended for the duration of the work. GO service will recommence on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Timing

  • Work will begin as soon as Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 11:30 PM. Work will be continuous until Monday, April 2, 2018 at 12:30 AM for a total of 74.5 consecutive hours.
  • This is a 24/7 operation for the duration of the initiative.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
As part of construction of the future Eglinton Crosstown LRT, improvements are also being made to the GO Corridor Stouffville Line at Kennedy Station. Improvements include building a new west platform, rebuilding the existing east platform, constructing a new ticketing building for the GO Station, and building a new south pedestrian underpass.

What Work is Taking Place?

In order to minimize disruption to GO passengers, crews will be performing a 74.5 hour weekend blitz to construct the south underpass beneath the GO Rail tracks south west of the Don Montgomery Community Centre. Work includes the removal of track to perform excavation, shoring, backfilling, and placement of the new pedestrian underpass. Tracks will be reinstalled upon completion of the work.

GO services on the Stouffville Line will be temporarily suspended for the duration of the work. GO service will recommence on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Timing

  • Work will begin as soon as Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 11:30 PM. Work will be continuous until Monday, April 2, 2018 at 12:30 AM for a total of 74.5 consecutive hours.
  • This is a 24/7 operation for the duration of the initiative.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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