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Balzac's Coffee Roasters create a distinct Canadian experience for UP Express in Union Station

  • April 17, 2015

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.

Iconic Drake General Store Expanding its Cool-Canadiana Retail

  • April 17, 2015

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 to Offer Craft Brands at New UP Express Flagship Station

  • April 17, 2015

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.

Innovative Partnerships Put UP Express Guests First

  • April 16, 2015

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.

UP Express safety preparedness testing in April brings spring launch closer

  • April 7, 2015

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.

UP Express Intensifies Testing for Launch in Spring 2015

  • February 21, 2015
Courtesy of Rick Radell, Photography

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.

News Archive

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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