MacNab Transit Terminal and Hamilton GO Centre Staying Open Late in Cold Alert [UPDATE]

With the extreme cold set to chill the region down over the next few days, the Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has issued a Cold Weather Alert effective February 5, 2014. A Cold Alert is issued when current or anticipated weather conditions are at or below minus 15 degrees Celsius or minus 20 with wind chill.

As an effort to ease the burden of transit users waiting out in the cold both the City of Hamilton will be keeping their heated passenger waiting area open later on extremely cold nights. The City of Hamilton has stated that the MacNab Transit Terminal building open until the last bus departs at 1:20am on every evening during a cold weather alert.

Final HSR departures from MacNab Transit Terminal

Most GO Transit stations are also being kept open late this evening, which means that the Hamilton GO Centre will close at later than its regular 11pm closing time. The station’s indoor passenger waiting area will remain open until the last bus arrives.


  • 16 HAMILTON/TORONTO EXPRESS – Union Terminal > Hamilton GO arrives 1:30am
  • 18C LAKESHORE WEST – Union Terminal > Hamilton GO arrives 3:55am
  • 47 407 WEST BUS – York University > Hamilton GO arrives 1:00am

Sources: City of Hamilton, GO Transit