Guildwood GO Station

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Guildwood
Guildwood GO Station main tracks.JPG
Location 4105 Kingston Road
Scarborough, Ontario[1]
Canada
Coordinates 43°45′18″N 79°11′54″W / 43.75500°N 79.19833°W / 43.75500; -79.19833Coordinates: 43°45′18″N 79°11′54″W / 43.75500°N 79.19833°W / 43.75500; -79.19833
Owned by Metrolinx
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections BSicon BUS1.svg TTC buses
Construction
Structure type Station building with tunnels and elevators to all tracks
Parking 1,348 spaces[1]
Bicycle facilities 6 bicycle lockers[1]
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code Via Rail: GUIL
GO Transit: GUGO
Fare zone 08
History
Opened 23 May 1967 (1967-05-23)
Services
Preceding station   Via Rail   Following station
Terminus
Toronto–Ottawa
toward Ottawa
Toronto–Montreal
toward Montreal
GO Transit logo.svg GO Transit
Lakeshore East
toward Oshawa

Guildwood GO Station is a train station in the GO Transit network[1] located on Kingston Road in the Guildwood neighbourhood of Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is a stop on the commuter Lakeshore East line and also for intercity Via Rail services running from Toronto to Ottawa and Montreal.

History[edit]

The station was meant to provide an easy connection to Toronto Transit Commission buses along Kingston Road as well as car parking. Since the commuter train service was initially only a demonstration the land close to the overpass and the bus stop there could not be acquired due to the cost.[2] This has resulted in quite a long walk for pedestrians using local transit.

Connecting transit[edit]

Toronto Transit Commission's 86 Scarborough bus route has a stop on Kingston Road beside the station entrance. The bus route operates between Kennedy Station on the Bloor-Danforth Subway, the Toronto Zoo, and the area of Lawrence Avenue East and Beechgrove Drive.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Guildwood GO Station— TRAIN STATION". GO Transit. Retrieved March 2014. 
  2. ^ Wilfred Sergeant (2004). "Building GO-Transit". 8: Locating the stations. HTA PRESS. Retrieved March 2014. 
  3. ^ 86 Scarborough bus route

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