UP Express reaches four year milestone – while customers deserve the praise

Brings back memories of how I was there at 5:30AM to be on the first revenue-service UP Express train. I was second in line and first to have a lost and the found item:

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No time off for the young Toronto Pearson rail shuttle, as it continues to carve out an iconic place in quick and convenient travels between Canada’s largest airport and the downtown core. But there is a bit of a party going on for riders.

Talk about an old transit soul in a young bloodline.

Today (June 6, 2019) UP Express marks its 4th anniversary, shuttling customers – travellers from near and very far – between Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and downtown Toronto’s Union Station.

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And while still a relatively new system, it serves an estimated 11,000 riders each day – departing every 15 minutes for the 25-minute run, each direction.

UP Express began to roll on June 6, 2015, in time for the 2015 Pan American Games.

An UP Express train heads out of the Toronto airport, as the sun shines bright above. An UP Express train leaves Pearson International Airport, heading to Union Station. It’s been on line for four years.

In honour of the…

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