Richmond Hill GO Station

at 6 Newkirk Road , L4C 1A9

Richmond Hill GO Station is a train and bus station in the GO Transit network located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. It is a terminus on the Richmond Hill line train service.Currently, the Northbound terminating trains during the evening peak hours have to be driven back to Union Station for further services or to Willowbrook Yard for storage, as there are no facilities nearby to keep the trains charged during the off-peak hours. However, there are plans for wayside power to be installed near the station to maintain train-schedule reliability within the rail line.Out of the all the Richmond Hill line stations, this is the only station that has a reduced length platform (accommodating only up to an L8 consist, a trainset consisting of eight Bombardier BiLevel Coaches and at least one locomotive.The contract for the design of the Gormley GO Train station will be awarded in early 2011.HistoryThe original Richmond Hill railway station was a single storey clapboard building, located on the north side of Centre Street East, just a short distance north of the current station. Built in 1906 by the James Bay Railway the station was closed by Canadian National Railway in 1968 and the building was relocated in 1979 to


Richmond Hill GO Station
6 Newkirk Road
Richmond Hill , ON L4C 1A9
Canada
Contact Phone
P: 416 869-3200
Website
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