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All-day GO train service begins on Toronto-Barrie line

GO Transit has introduced new weekday services and increased weekend train service. File / Global News

GO Transit has introduced all-day train service seven days a week, and increasing weekend service on its Barrie line.

The Ontario transit agency said new trains will operate weekdays both ways between Union and Aurora GO stations approximately every hour during the midday and evening periods. Officials also said there will be increased morning, late afternoon and late evening service between Union and Bradford stations.

To make connections north to Barrie, new bus services have been created.

As of Saturday, trains will now operate hourly on weekends from the current 75 minutes and connecting buses will be adjusted.

The transit agency started year-round weekend train service at the end of 2016. Before that the line was serviced weekdays during peak periods.

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For those travelling in Toronto’s north end, you’ll be able to board trains at the newly-opened Downsview Park station on Sheppard Avenue West, which has a direct connection to the TTC’s Line 1 subway line.

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