Dixie GO Station

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Dixie
GO Station
Dixie GO Station view 1.JPG
Station statistics
Address 2445 Dixie Road
Mississauga, Ontario
Coordinates 43°36′28″N 79°34′40″W / 43.60778°N 79.57778°W / 43.60778; -79.57778Coordinates: 43°36′28″N 79°34′40″W / 43.60778°N 79.57778°W / 43.60778; -79.57778
Connections
  MiWay
Structure type Brick station building
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Parking 685 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened 27 October 1981
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code GO Transit: DXGO
Fare zone 11
Presto card Yes
Services
Preceding station   GO Transit logo.svg GO Transit   Following station
toward Milton
Milton

Dixie GO Station is a GO Transit railway station on the Milton line in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada. It is located at 2445 Dixie Road in Mississauga, just south of Dundas Street East.

Like most GO stations, Dixie offers parking facilities for commuters, and allows for wheelchair-accessible train services through a raised mini-platform giving access to the 5th carriage from the locomotive; it is one of the only three stations on the Milton Line (excluding Union Station) that offer the mini-platform. The station building houses a ticket sales agent and a waiting room.

Although ridership is growing on the Milton line including at Dixie, GO cannot increase its services here at present because the line is shared with busy Canadian Pacific Railway freight trains. Frequent weekday GO buses serving the station help alleviate the demand.

In order to increase capacity on the Milton line, GO plan to extend Dixie's platform to accommodate twelve-carriage trains once more powerful locomotives capable of pulling such trains have entered service in 2008.

Connecting transit[edit]

MiWay, formerly Mississagua Transit, serves the station with one on-street bus line. Route 5 Dixie passes outside the station entrance.

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