News / Announcements
Balzac's Coffee Roasters today announced that the company's 10th location is coming to downtown Toronto this spring right in the heart of the new UP Express Union Station home. Read more.
Drake General Store today announced a partnership with Union Pearson (UP) Express, with their latest retail store opening at Union Station this spring. The two companies plan to offer an exclusive collection of Drake General Store and UP Express products, a new apparel line as well as online shopping. Read more.
Mill St. Brewery is pleased to announce that it will be a partner of UP Express when its flagship Union Station location opens in May 2015. Read more.
Union Pearson Express (UP Express) today announced that Cisco, Deloitte and Rogers will join previously announced Lead Partner CIBC in an innovative strategic partnership 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 more.
On April 11 and April 28 there will be safety test exercises for the new UP Express service along the rail corridor near Toronto Pearson International Airport and at the new UP Express Pearson Station. These exercises are designed to test and assess the various safety and emergency preparedness processes, including co-ordination and response communications amongst various parties, and may include the local fire, police and ambulance services participation. Read more.
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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.
February 21, 2015 – UP Express Intensifies Testing for Launch in Spring 2015
February 13, 2015 – UP Express and CIBC Announce Innovative Strategic Partnership
February 9, 2015 – Nomad expands North American footprint with UP Express win
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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