Port Credit GO Station

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Port Credit
GO Station
Port Credit GO Station Bombardier cabcar.jpg
Station statistics
Address 30 Queen Street East
Mississauga, Ontario
Coordinates 43°33′22″N 79°35′13″W / 43.55611°N 79.58694°W / 43.55611; -79.58694Coordinates: 43°33′22″N 79°35′13″W / 43.55611°N 79.58694°W / 43.55611; -79.58694
Connections
  MiWay
Structure type Station building
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Parking 922 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code GO Transit: PCGO
Fare zone 11
Presto card Yes
Services
Preceding station   GO Transit   Following station
toward Hamilton
Lakeshore West
Lakeshore West
Niagara branch

Port Credit GO Station is a train and bus station in the GO Transit network located in the Port Credit area of Mississauga, Ontario in Canada. It is a stop on the Lakeshore West line train service.

History[edit]

The GTR station in 1912

The Great Western Railway opened the first railway station in Port Credit in 1855 at Stavebank Road, just west of the current GO Transit facility. That station burned to the ground[1]and was replaced by Canadian National closer to the location of the current station, which opened in 1967 when GO Train service began on the Lakeshore West line.[2] The Great Western Railway was purchased in 1882 by the Grand Trunk Railway, which was absorbed into the Canadian National Railway in 1920.

Local bus service[edit]

The station is served by MiWay (formerly Mississauga Transit) routes:

Mobility hub[edit]

Port Credit GO has been identified by Metrolinx as a transportation mobility hub,[3][4] where different forms of transportation come together, serving as the origin, destination or transfer point for a significant amount of trips. It also is a concentrated point of employment, housing, and recreation, making them places of significant economic development and activity where office buildings, hospitals, educational institutions, government service and information centres, shopping malls and restaurants can be located.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Port Credit Station (Great Western Railway)". Railways in Mississauga. Heritage Mississauga. Retrieved May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Service begins on the Lakeshore Line". GO Transit's Lakeshore Line. Transit Toronto. Retrieved May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Port Credit GO Mobility Hub". Metrolinx. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Port Credit GO Mobility Hub Profile". Metrolinx. September 19, 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Metrolinx Mobility Hubs". Metrolinx. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 

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