Gas leak cripples service on Lakeshore East GO train line

Shuttle buses running in place of trains

A gas leak near the Eglinton Go Station has forced a disruption of service heading into the evening rush hour.

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Eglinton GO Station

According to media reports, service on the Lakeshore East line  was suspended at about 12:30 p.m.

GO train service between the Danforth and Rouge Hill stations isn’t running.

Rush hour commuters on the Lakeshore East line will likely be affected by the delay, said Metrolinx spokesperson Vanessa Thomas. But as of 3:20 p.m., partial train service between Pickering and Oshawa has resumed.

According to GO, access to the north parking lot at the Eglinton station has been closed as emergency services investigate the leak.

GO is operating shuttle buses between the Scarborough and Pickering stations.

Trains on the Stouffville line will be stopping at Danforth and Scarborough GO stations.

Updates can be found on the GO Transit website.

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By: Michael Baghel
Copy editor: Theresa Spohn
Posted: Sep 18 2013 4:15 pm
Filed under: News News Briefs