News Release

Posted Wednesday, 31 July, 2019

GRT will be operating on a holiday service schedule on Monday, August 5 for the Civic holiday.
Visit our Holiday service page or check your route timetable for holiday service details.

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Posted Monday, 24 June, 2019

Waterloo Region – Over 73,000 passengers boarded ION light rail during the opening weekend of service.
Service on Friday June 21 ran from noon to 8 p.m. with over 21,500 passengers boarding the system.
On Saturday, with service running from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., over 29,500 passengers boarded the system, while on Sunday, with service from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., over 22,000 passengers boarded.
Regular ION light rail service began today, June 24, with service commencing...

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Posted Wednesday, 12 June, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the ION Golden Ride contest!
Laurie Jasper
Ian Mead
Ryan Morby
The winners will get to ride the very first ION train and get $500 in stored value to ride GRT.

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Posted Tuesday, 28 May, 2019

Waterloo Region – Waterloo Region residents are getting a chance to win a ride on the first ION train on Friday, June 21, 2019.
“It will be an historic day and winners can say they rode the very first train” says Peter Zinck, Director of Transit Services. “It’s really a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
GRT will select three winners for the ION Golden Ride contest . Winners, along with one guest, will be invited to the ION opening day...

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Posted Tuesday, 30 April, 2019

Waterloo Region – As we work toward ION opening service, Grand River Transit (GRT) wants its riders to prepare for their new transit experience.
The Region of Waterloo’s transit service is hosting two Service Education Days in May with a focus on the upcoming transit changes including new routes, ION train, and the EasyGO fare card.
“This is a very exciting time for our community and we want current and future riders to be prepared ahead of time,”...

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