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UP Express’ 25-minute express train will provide certainty

  • Bruce McCuaig, Metrolinx President
    August 27, 2014

Toronto Sun guest columnist and Metrolinx President and CEO, Bruce McCuaig, outlines the benefits of the soon-to-launch UP Express, a service expected to take more than one million car trips off the road. Read the full article.


Exclusive: Sneak peek of the Union-Pearson Express train

  • CTV Toronto
    August 18, 2014

The lengthy journey across the Pacific, from a manufacturing plant in Japan, has come to end. CTV News Toronto offers the first glimpse of the new UP Express train, spotted in a Toronto area rail yard on Friday. Read the full article.


Toronto airport express trains arrive in Canada

  • Stephen C. Host, International Railway Journal
    August 15, 2014

Sumitomo Corp. of America (SCOA) has supplied Metrolinx with its very first DMUs. The new trains will run along the Union Pearson Express corridor when service launches next year, right in time for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Read the full article.


Toronto airport rail link DMU delivered

  • Railway Gazette
    August 15, 2014

The first two diesel multiple-unit cars (DMUs) have been delivered to UP Express, the division of Metrolinx set to launch the anticipated Union Pearson Express airport link in 2015. The full 18 DMU fleet will undergo testing at the Nippon Sharyo plant in Rochelle, IL, before heading home to Toronto. Read the full article.


UP Express terminal at Union Station nears big reveal

  • Tess Kalinowski, The Toronto Star
    August 14, 2014

“The Union Pearson (UP) Express terminal at the airport is already complete,” notes Toronto Star reporter, Tess Kalinowski, and the big reveal is just around the corner. The 25-minute UP Express service will connect downtown’s Union Station and Toronto Pearson International Airport – with two brief stops in between – and will run every 15 minutes. Read the full article.


Welcoming the World

Toronto is eagerly anticipating the Union Pearson Express. Hear how community leaders are ready to roll out a new welcome to greet the world.


Getting from Union to Pearson

Travelling between downtown Toronto and Toronto Pearson International Airport is about to become a whole lot easier. Imagine rising above traffic while experiencing speed and reliability, all stress-free.