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Encyclopedia > Sheppard West (TTC)
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Sheppard West is a proposed station of the Yonge-University Spadina line of the subway in Toronto, Canada, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. If built, it would be located on Sheppard Avenue West at Bakersfield Street, and may open in approximately 2012. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Bridgedrawing. ... This is a list of all of the subway and Scarborough RT stations of the Toronto Transit Commission. ... The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... A subway train pulls into St. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Established: March 6, 1834 Area: East to West: 43 km North to South: 21 km629. ... Sheppard Avenue is an east-west arterial road in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, centering on the former city of North York. ...


Nearby landmarks include Downsview Park, which was the site of the World Youth Day Papal Visit in 2002, and the 'SARSstock' concert in 2003. It was formerly the site of an airstrip used as a military base (CFB Downsview), and by an airline manuacturer (DeHavilland). Other points of interest include the Chesswood hockey arenas, and the industrial lands north of Sheppard. Downsview Park is a park comprising 600 acres (2. ... World Youth Day 2000 in Rome World Youth Day (WYD) is an annual gathering of Catholic young people, created by Pope John Paul II in 1984 to consolidate the ordinary youth ministry by offering new encouragement for commitment, objectives which foster ever greater involvement and participation (Letter from Pope John... Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto is a benefit rock concert that was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 30, 2003. ... de Havilland UK In 1920 Geoffrey de Havilland changed the name of his company Airco, where he had previously been chief designer, to the De Havilland Aircraft Company. ...


The station would be built underground and parallel to Sheppard Avenue. The line would continue from Downsview station along W.R. Allen Road but then curve westward to align with Sheppard's northward alignment, at the CN/GO tracks. Downsview is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... The Spadina Expressway, now known as William R. Allen Road, was proposed in the mid-1960s as part of a network of expressways in Metropolitan Toronto. ...


Part of the station proposal is that a new station will also be built on GO Transit's Bradford line, to interchange with the subway station. GO Transit, officially known as the Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GTTA), is Canadas first, and Ontarios only, interregional public transit system, established to link Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). ... Bradford is one of the seven train lines of the GO Transit system in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada. ...


Subway extension

The Toronto Transit Commission has conducted the environmental assessment (see official link below) for the project to extend the Spadina line north from Downsview through this station to York University, Steeles Avenue and Vaughan Corporate Centre. The Government of Ontario pledged $670 million of funding for its construction in its March 23, 2006 budget. The City of Toronto and the TTC have indicated their concerns about lacking funding to operate the subway once it is built. The Toronto Transit Commission, or TTC, is a public transport authority that operates buses, streetcars, and rapid transit lines in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... York University (YorkU) is a large comprehensive university, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Steeles Avenue is an east-west road on the northern city limits of the Toronto, Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked...


External links

  • The Spadina Subway Extension (official site)
  • Map indicating alignment of extension and location of stations


TTC Logo Stations of the Toronto Transit Commission edit
Yonge- Finch | North York Centre | Sheppard-Yonge | York Mills | Lawrence | Eglinton | Davisville | St. Clair | Summerhill | Rosedale | Bloor-Yonge | Wellesley | College | Dundas | Queen | King | Union
University- St. Andrew | Osgoode | St. Patrick | Queen's Park | Museum | St. George
Spadina Spadina | Dupont | St. Clair West | Eglinton West | Glencairn | Lawrence West | Yorkdale | Wilson | Downsview | Sheppard West | Finch West | York University | Steeles West | Highway 407 Transitway | Vaughan Corporate Centre
Bloor-Danforth Kipling | Islington | Royal York | Old Mill | Jane | Runnymede | High Park | Keele | Dundas West | Lansdowne | Dufferin | Ossington | Christie | Bathurst | Spadina | St. George | Bay | Bloor-Yonge | Sherbourne | Castle Frank | Broadview | Chester | Pape | Donlands | Greenwood | Coxwell | Woodbine | Main Street | Victoria Park | Warden | Kennedy
Scarborough RT Kennedy | Lawrence East | Ellesmere | Midland | Scarborough Centre | McCowan
Sheppard Sheppard-Yonge | Bayview | Bessarion | Leslie | Don Mills
Others Queen's Quay-Ferry Docks (streetcar station) | Lower Bay (closed 1966) | Lower Queen (never opened) | Lower Eglinton West (never opened)

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Eglinton West is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway.
Eglinton West station had been planned to be an interchange station as part of the Eglinton Subway project.
The Eglinton Subway project was cancelled in the 1990s after a change in provincial government, and the small amount of tunnel that had been dug in the area was refilled.
Downsview (TTC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (413 words)
It is located on W.R. Allen Road at 1035 Sheppard Avenue West, and it opened in 1996.
The line continues underground for 750 metres to cross to the west side of the road, then runs on the surface past Wilson Yard, the TTC's newest subway yard, which opened in 1978.
The original plans for the Sheppard line called for it to connect with the Spadina line at Downsview, but it was constructed in an abbreviated form, and there are currently no plans to extend it west of its current terminus at Sheppard-Yonge.
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