UPDATE: Overnight Work for GO Transit Improvements at Kennedy and Partial Closure of Southern Section of East Platform

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February 27, 2018

Originally Published: February 8, 2018

Updated: February 12, 2018, February 16, 2018 and February 27, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

Kennedy Station and its environs are changing every day.

As part of GO Transit Improvements at Kennedy, crews will close a southern portion of the existing east platform on the Stouffville Line as early as Monday, February 19, 2018 to facilitate shoring for the GO underpass, the construction of a new pedestrian underpass, and the shoring for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Box under the GO corridor.

Overnight Work

  • The GO Platform closure is scheduled for as early as Monday, February 19, 2018 until May 2018.
  • In order to minimize impact on service, the work will take place after the last train. 
  • Drilling shoring piles next to the tracks will be carried out overnight. The permitted working hours will be from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Monday through Sunday.
  • Existing levels of train service will be maintained throughout the shoring and construction processes.
  • We understand that this may cause some disturbance during the overnight period. Every effort will be made to complete the work as efficiently as possible.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Other Upcoming Improvements

Other improvements planned under GO Transit Improvements include the following:

  • Construct a new west platform
  • Rebuild the entire existing east platform
  • Build a new entrance for Kennedy GO Station


Please watch for construction signage and listen for GO Transit Service updates and announcements during this time. More details to follow.

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Contact Us

If you would like more detail about this work or any other aspect of the Eglinton Crosstown project, please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office at (416) 482-7411.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

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