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Overview - Kitchener-Waterloo

Located next to the Grand River, Kitchener is the seat of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. It has approximately 233,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2016. To the north, Waterloo has approximately 105,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2016. The Kitchener-Waterloo metropolitan area comprised 523,894 residents as of the Canada 2016 Census.

Kitchener-Waterloo's rapid transit network consists of a modern tram service. It also has a commuter rail service, though it only serves a single station in the metropolitan area.

ION Rapid Transit

Opened 2019, ION Rapid Transit consists of a modern tram service that serve the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo, Ontario and the surrounding suburbs.

301 ION Light Rail

301 ION Light Rail is a modern tram service on a northwest-southeast alignment. It runs from Conestoga in the northwest to Fairway in the southeast via downtown Waterloo and downtown Kitchener, serving 19 stations of which 6 are in a single direction only.

301 ION Light Rail was opened in June 2019. ION Light Rail is owned by the Region of Waterloo and operated by Grand River Transit.

ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
301 ION Light Rail10'10'15'15'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Nov 22, 2020


For information on GO, refer to the Toronto page.

References & Helpful Links

ION Rapid Transit at Wikipedia

GO at Wikipedia

Official Website for ION Rapid Transit: Grand River Transit

Official Website for GO: GO


All Official Maps - GO Transit [Last Accessed Sept 03, 2023]

All Official Maps - ION Rapid Transit [Last Accessed Nov 22, 2020]

Official System Map - GO Transit [PDF] [Last Accessed Sept 03, 2023]

Other Sources

Waterloo Region, Canada at

Asset Notes

The ION Logo was taken from the ION website on November 2020.

GO Commuter Rail line colors taken from official GO map as of November 2020. GO Color taken from GO DRM.

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
2020 11 v1

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