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UP Express Intensifies Testing for Launch in Spring 2015

  • February 21, 2015

Over the next several weeks, you will be seeing the UP Express trains in a variety of scenarios as they undergo intensive testing to ensure we are running at peak performance and staff are fully trained prior to launch. This final schedule of testing signals a major step towards welcoming our first passengers in the coming months. UP Express is on schedule for a spring 2015 start. Read the full press release.

UP Express and CIBC Announce Innovative Strategic Partnership

  • February 13, 2015

Union Pearson Express (UP Express) and CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today announced a strategic partnership that will see the bank provide innovative services that will enhance the travel experience for riders of the new express rail service between Union Station and Toronto Pearson International Airport, opening this spring. Read the full press release.


  • February 9, 2015

Nomad Digital has been chosen to deliver the Passenger WiFi solution for Union Pearson Express (UP Express). As the leading global provider of wireless solutions to the transportation industry, Nomad offers best-in-class technology, and will provide platform-to-train roaming and multi-lingual, real-time customer support for UP Express Guests. Read the full press release.

News Archive

December 10, 2014 – Union Pearson Express reveals a flexible fare

November 12, 2014 – The C-Suite talks Marketing: In conversation with Kathy Haley, President, Union Pearson Express

November 6, 2014 – Union Pearson Express Selects Bytemark to Develop E-ticketing Solution

October 23, 2014 – Arrival of the Trains: The Final Leg of the UP Express Journey

August 27, 2014 – UP Express’ 25-minute express train will provide certainty

August 15, 2014 – Toronto airport express trains arrive in Canada

August 15, 2014 – Toronto airport rail link DMU delivered

August 14, 2014 – UP Express terminal at Union Station nears big reveal

August 13, 2014 – Union Pearson Express: Behind-the-scenes look at the new airport route

May 15, 2014 – UP Express Wins Project of the Year and Concept of the Year at 2014 GARA Awards

January 27, 2014 – Express train to pearson airport PREPARES FOR TAKEOFF

January 22, 2014 – Progress at Pearson

September 26, 2013 – UP Express Pearson Station now 75% complete

September 5, 2013 – Threading the needle on the up express build

July 16, 2013 – UP and Running at Union

May 16, 2013 – Union Pearson Express wins Project of the Year at 2013 Global AirRail Awards

May 1, 2013 – UP remains on track

April 21, 2013 – Aiming to ensure the 2015 Pan Am Games are golden

April 8, 2013 – Minister Murray visits future site of UP Express station at Pearson

March 31, 2013 – Toronto movin' on UP with Pearson-Union link

March 25, 2013 – A Big Sign of Progress

November 2, 2012 – Air-rail link to boost travel – and ‘wow’ factor

September 17, 2012 – Construction of three-kilometre airport-to-GO Kitchener line well under way

December 19, 2011 – Financial close reached on three-kilometre Air Rail Link "spur line" and new passenger station project

September 11, 2011 – New air-rail chief puts customer service on track

February 18, 2011 – Metrolinx Board of Directors approves purchase of vehicles for Air Rail Link

July 20, 2010 – Metrolinx to build, own and operate Air Rail Link

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