Barrie South GO Station

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Barrie South
Barrie South GO Station 0465.JPG
Location 833 Yonge Street, Barrie
Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 44°21′04″N 79°37′39″W / 44.35111°N 79.62750°W / 44.35111; -79.62750Coordinates: 44°21′04″N 79°37′39″W / 44.35111°N 79.62750°W / 44.35111; -79.62750
Owned by Metrolinx
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks single track
Bus stands 5 bus bays
Connections BSicon BUS1.svg Barrie Transit
Construction
Structure type Brick station building
Parking 623 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code GO Transit: BSGO
Fare zone 68
History
Opened 17 December 2007
Services
Preceding station   GO Transit logo.svg GO Transit   Following station
Terminus
Barrie

Barrie South GO Station is a train and bus station on the GO Transit Barrie line located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

Barrie Transit buses provide public transit access to the rest of the city. As of January 2012, the station is used by about 700 passengers per day,[1] up from 350 at the time of its opening.[2]

History[edit]

Construction of the station began in June 2007[3] and the station began operating on December 17, 2007,[4] with the first train departing at 05:43 that day.[5]

The station's opening restored GO train service to Barrie, which had been eliminated in the 1990s.

Services[edit]

Barrie South station has weekday train service consisting of 5 trains southbound to Union Station in the morning, and 7 trains returning northbound to Allandale Waterfront Station in the afternoon. At other times, the station is served by GO bus route 68 which operates between Barrie Bus Terminal and Newmarket Bus Terminal, where passengers can transfer to GO bus route 65 toward Toronto.[6]

Weekend train service consists of 3 trains southbound to Union station in the morning and 3 trains returning northbound in the evening. At other times, GO bus route 68 connects the station to Aurora GO station where passengers can transfer to the all-day weekend train service toward Toronto.[6]

Connecting buses[edit]

Barrie Transit[edit]

  • 4A East Bayfield terminus to Georgian Mall
  • 4B South GO terminus from Georgian Mall
  • 8B NB Crosstown
  • 8A SB Yonge

GO Transit[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McInroy, Ian (21 January 2012). "New GO station is ready to go". Barrie Examiner. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  2. ^ Blenkhorn, Leigh (18 December 2008). "A 'wonderful' year for GO user". Barrie Advance. Archived from the original on 2008-12-21. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Bradford Line - Barrie South GO Station". GO Transit. Retrieved 2007-07-20. [dead link]
  4. ^ "New GO stations". GO Transit. Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2007-11-02. 
  5. ^ "GO TRANSIT EXTENDS RAIL SERVICE TO THE CITY OF BARRIE". Transport Canada. 2007-12-16. Archived from the original on 18 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-17. 
  6. ^ a b "Barrie Line 2017" (PDF). GO Transit. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 

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