Brampton GO Station

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Brampton
Via Rail and GO Transit Station
Brampton-Railway-Station.jpg
Station statistics
Address 27/31 Church Street West
Brampton, Ontario
Coordinates 43°41′13″N 79°45′53″W / 43.68694°N 79.76472°W / 43.68694; -79.76472Coordinates: 43°41′13″N 79°45′53″W / 43.68694°N 79.76472°W / 43.68694; -79.76472
Connections
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 962 spaces
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code GO Transit: BRGO
Fare zone 33
Presto card Yes
Services
Preceding station   Via Rail   Following station
toward Sarnia
Sarnia–Toronto
toward Toronto
GO Transit logo.svg GO Transit
toward Kitchener
Kitchener

Brampton GO Station is a railway station served by GO Transit and Via Rail, located at 27 Church Street West in downtown Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Like many other stations on the GO train network, Brampton is equipped with parking facilities, wheelchair-accessible train service, a station building housing a waiting room and ticket sales, and a nearby bus terminal.

Brampton is served by GO trains on the Kitchener line between Toronto's Union Station and Kitchener, Ontario. Via Rail runs trains westward to Stratford, London, and Sarnia, and east to Toronto, connecting with the other Quebec City – Windsor Corridor services.

Immediately south of the railway platforms, and connected by passenger tunnel, is the Downtown Brampton Bus Terminal, from which GO buses run to and from the Yorkdale and York Mills stations in Toronto, Orangeville, and Guelph, along with local Brampton Transit, and intercity Greyhound Bus Lines.

As GO Transit's ridership is growing, the station's current parking lot is already operating over its designed capacity, and cannot be extended because of its downtown location. A new Mount Pleasant station opened in early 2005 to take some of the pressure off this station.

There have been many requests for all-day train service to Brampton Station, but heavy CN freight traffic and Via Rail trains on the same tracks make it impossible at present. A new platform was finished in early 2011, it includes a covered section, improved lighting and security systems as well as an automatic snow melting system.

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