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Encyclopedia > Toronto Subway and RT
Toronto subway and RT
Locale Toronto, Ontario
Transit type(s) Rapid transit
Began operation March 30, 1954
System length 68.3 km (42.7 mi)
No. of lines 4
No. of stations 69
Daily ridership 1,186,050 [1]
Track gauge 1,495 mm (4 ft 10 7/8 in) (standard gauge for the Scarborough RT)
Operator Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

The Toronto subway and RT is the main rapid transit (RT) railway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). Since the original line following Yonge Street opened in 1954 with 12 stations, the network has expanded to become Canada's largest rapid transit rail network, encompassing four lines and 69 stations on 68.3 kilometres (42.7 miles) of track. The subway system is a very popular mode of public transport in Toronto and the largest in Canada in terms of passenger usage, with an average of 1,186,050 passenger trips each weekday (as of 2005-2006).[1] ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1203 KB) en: Description: The Toronto Subway station Sheppard-Yonge Author: Gloom on flickr. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... Bangkok Skytrain. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway—usually in an urban area—with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... The dominant rail gauge in each country shown Rail gauge is the distance between the inner sides of the two parallel rails that make up a railway track. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... As railways developed and expanded one of the key issues to be decided was that of the rail gauge (the distance between the two rails of the track) which should be used. ... The Scarborough RT or SRT is an ICTS (Intermediate Capacity Transit System) light rail public transit system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that uses linear induction technology. ... The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport authority that operates buses, streetcars, subways, and rapid transit lines in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway—usually in an urban area—with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport authority that operates buses, streetcars, subways, and rapid transit lines in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... A sign for Yonge Street at the intersection with Maitland Street. ... This is a list of all of the subway and Scarborough RT stations of the Toronto Transit Commission. ... Bangkok Skytrain. ...


The TTC sometimes uses the term "rapid transit" internally to describe all four lines,[citation needed] but in general public usage there is no collective term. They are called the three "subway" lines and "the (Scarborough) RT". The Scarborough RT (sometimes shortened to SRT or RT) is a public transport metro line in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


A current focus for the TTC's rapid transit expansion is an extension bringing the western branch of the Yonge-University-Spadina Line northward to York University, Steeles Avenue, and Vaughan Corporate Centre in York Region. The Government of Ontario announced on March 23, 2006 that it will provide $670 million for this extension, about one-third of the expected cost. If built, the extension would be approximately 8.6 kilometres long and would likely be built with six new stations: Sheppard West, Finch West, York University, Steeles West, Highway 407 Transitway, and Vaughan Corporate Centre. It is expected to cost approximately $2 billion. An environmental assessment has been completed to Steeles Avenue. York University (French: Université York), located in Toronto, Ontario, is Canadas third-largest university and has produced several of the countrys top leaders in the fields of law, politics, business, space sciences, and fine arts. ... Steeles Avenue, near its intersection with Warden Avenue. ... Vaughan Corporate Centre is a proposed 125 acre development in the area of Highway 400 (Ontario) and Highway 7 in Vaughan, Ontario. ... Motto: Ontarios Rising Star Map of York Region and the municipalities it includes. ... The Province of Ontario is governed by a unicameral legislature, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, which operates in the Westminster system of government. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Loonie. ... 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. ... Finch West is a proposed station of the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ... York University station is a proposed station of the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ... Steeles West is a proposed station of the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto subway, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ...

Contents

Toronto's subway network

Yonge-University-Spadina
Between Finch and Downsview via Union
Bloor-Danforth
Between Kipling and Kennedy
Scarborough RT
Between Kennedy and McCowan
Sheppard
Between Sheppard-Yonge and Don Mills

Image File history File links TTCsubwayRTmap-2005. ... The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and undoubtedly, the most crowded subway line in Toronto, since it serves Downtown Toronto. ... Finch is a terminus station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... Downsview is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... TTC Union Station subway platform, to be renovated in the near future. ... The Bloor-Danforth line is the main east-west subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission. ... Kipling is the western terminus station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. ... Kennedy is a station on the Bloor-Danforth and Scarborough RT lines of the Toronto, Ontario, Canada, subway system; it is a terminus for each line, which depart in opposite directions. ... The Scarborough RT (sometimes shortened to SRT or RT) is a public transport metro line in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Kennedy is a station on the Bloor-Danforth and Scarborough RT lines of the Toronto, Ontario, Canada, subway system; it is a terminus for each line, which depart in opposite directions. ... McCowan is a station on the Scarborough RT of the Toronto subway. ... For the subway station on the Yonge-University-Spadina and Sheppard lines, see Sheppard-Yonge (TTC). ... A train waits at the Sheppard line platform. ... Don Mills is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ...

History

Subway excavations on Front Street in 1950
Subway excavations on Front Street in 1950

The first segment of the subway, which replaced a heavily-used streetcar route, ran under and next to Yonge Street from Eglinton Avenue to King Street. The route then turned west, to the southernmost station, at Front and Bay, underneath to the city's main railway terminus, Union Station. This line was completed in 1954. It was 6.5 kilometres long. Image File history File linksMetadata Front_street_excavation. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Front_street_excavation. ... A CLRV streetcar, used on most of the TTCs streetcar routes, is seen here in downtown Toronto, shown here on the 506 route. ... A sign for Yonge Street at the intersection with Maitland Street. ... Eglinton Avenue is an east-west throughfare in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... King Street is a major east-west commercial thoroughfare in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Union Station is a major railway, subway, and streetcar station at 65 Front Street West between Bay Street and York Street in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


In 1963, an extension was added, north from Union Station, below University Avenue, to just south of Bloor Street, where it turned west to terminate at St George and Bloor. University Avenue is one of the main north-south roads in downtown Toronto. ... Bloor Street is a major east-west commercial thoroughfare in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


The very existence of the Danforth line, opened in 1966, is thanks to a decision made more than forty years earlier. When the Prince Edward Viaduct was built in 1919, its designer insisted on building twin decks below the roadway to allow for future rail traffic. Thanks to that decision, the subway is able to cross the Don River ravine to Danforth Avenue on the east side. The Bloor Street Viaduct, or simply the Viaduct, is the popular name of a bridge that spans the Don River Valley in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, crossing over the Don Valley Parkway and Bayview Avenue as well as the river. ...


The Yonge-University line was extended north 8 kilometres from Eglinton and Yonge to Finch Avenue and Yonge in 1973 and 1974.


A further 12 kilometres was added to the Yonge-University Line at St George and Bloor, running north-west to Eglinton and William R. Allen Road, where it turned north to run down the centre of the Allen Road, to Wilson Avenue and the Allen Road. This extension was originally proposed as part of the Spadina expressway, however when the expressway portion south of Eglinton Avenue was cancelled, the subway was still built following the original route through Cedarvale ravine. This is why it is called the Spadina subway despite the fact that less than 2 km of it runs under Spadina Rd. William R. Allen Road, known more commonly as Allen Road or simply The Allen (or, incorrectly, Allen Expressway), is a short expressway/freeway in Toronto, Ontario, which runs from slightly north of Sheppard Avenue to Eglinton Avenue in the south. ...


In October 1976, a vandal-originated fire caused the destruction of four subway cars and damage to Christie station, resulting in the closure of the Bloor-Danforth line for three days, and the by-passing of Christie station for some time afterwards for repairs. Extensions were added at the west and east end of the Bloor-Danforth Line. These extensions each added a single station, and much needed bus bays to connect to surface routes, and, on the eastern end, room to connect to the Scarborough RT. Christie is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ...


Spanning six stations over 6.4 kilometres (4.2 mi) of track, the Scarborough RT is an intermediate-capacity line built almost entirely above ground, which has no direct track connections to the other lines and uses a separate fleet of Bombardier Advanced Rapid Transit (ICTS) trains based on dramatically different technology (similar to those of the Vancouver SkyTrain). Nevertheless, its operating practices are the same as those of the other three lines. The route is fully isolated from road traffic and pedestrians, the stations are fully covered, and the trains are boarded through many doors from high platforms within a fare-paid zone set off by a barrier. The TTC therefore includes it with the other rapid transit lines for mapping and administrative purposes. Where most trains have a driver’s cab, ART Mark II trains give passengers a large picture window through which they can see where the train is going. ... The platform at Metrotown Station in Burnaby is one of the busiest in the SkyTrain system. ...


An additional kilometre was added to the north end of the Spadina arm of the Yonge-University-Spadina line, adding a station (Downsview Station) with bus-bays for connections to surface routes. At the time, a newly elected provincial Progressive Conservative government cancelled their share of funding that would have extended this route northward to York University and Steeles Avenue. This extension is currently in the planning stage, and funding has been committed by governments (see Future expansion). The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... York University (French: Université York), located in Toronto, Ontario, is Canadas third-largest university and has produced several of the countrys top leaders in the fields of law, politics, business, space sciences, and fine arts. ... Steeles Avenue, near its intersection with Warden Avenue. ... The Toronto subway and RT is the main rapid transit (RT) railway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). ...


In August 1995, the TTC suffered its worst subway accident in what it refers to as the Russell Hill accident on the Yonge-University-Spadina line south of St. Clair West station. Three women died and 100 people were injured, a few seriously. This led to a major reorganization at the TTC, since contributing to maintaining a "state of good repair" (i.e., an increased emphasis on safety and maintenance of existing TTC capital/services) and less so on expansion. The Russell Hill Subway accident refers to the Toronto Transit Commission subway accident that took place on August 11, 1995. ... St. ...


The subway's newest line, Sheppard, opened in 2002. It was the only one of three subway projects, started in the mid 1990s by the Rae government, to be completed. It runs 5.5 kilometres east, underneath Sheppard Avenue from Sheppard Station on the Yonge line (now renamed Sheppard-Yonge), near the north end of the Yonge-University-Spadina Line, to Don Mills Station, at Sheppard and Don Mills Road. Currently, the Sheppard line has fewer users compared than older subway lines like Yonge or the Bloor-Danforth line. Hon. ... Sheppard Avenue is an east-west arterial road in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, centering on the former city of North York. ... Don Mills is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ... Don Mills Road is a north-south route in Central Toronto. ...


In its over 50 year history, the first baby to be born on a TTC subway station platform only occurred as recently as February 6, 2006.[2] This incident occurred at Wellesley station and caused delays on the subway system.[2] It was front-page news for many days.[3] is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wellesley is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ...


An automated voice system was added to announce each station and replace the need for the train operator to announce each stop. The automated system is currently used on the Sheppard and the Yonge-University-Spadina lines. The entire subway and RT system will have this installed by the end of 2007. The system uses a pre-recorded female voice similar to the automated system used on Viva. Station announcements by the Operators originally commenced on January 8, 1995, under pressure from visually-impaired advocate groups. However, this policy was not enforced and announcements were sporadic until the TTC began to enforce the policy in around 2005, until automated announcements could be implemented under further pressure from the advocate groups.[4] Viva is a bus rapid transit network in York Region, Ontario, Canada, with connections to northern Toronto and Toronto Transit Commission subway stations. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


The Museum, Osgoode and St. Patrick subway stations will be renovated to provide transit riders with a visual experience linking them to the major cultural institutions in the area, such as the Royal Ontario Museum, Gardiner Museum, Textile Museum of Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario College of Art and Design and the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Construction began at Museum Station in June 2007. Museum is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Osgoode is a station on the University line of the subway/RT system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... St. ... The Royal Ontario Museum, commonly known as the ROM (rhyming with Tom), is a major museum for world culture and natural history in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Textile Museum of Canada (TMC), located in the middle of downtown Toronto, Ontario, is the only museum in Canada dedicated to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles from around the world. ... The main entrance to the AGO The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is an art museum on the eastern edge of Torontos downtown Chinatown district, on Dundas Street West between McCaul Street and Beverley Street. ... The Ontario College of Art & Design is Ontarios premier school devoted entirely to art and design. ... The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is the future home for both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. ...


Future expansion

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It may contain information of a speculative nature and the content may change dramatically as the construction and/or completion of the infrastructure approaches, and more information becomes available.
Railway station

Although the TTC has placed a lower priority on rapid-transit expansion there are currently plans for three expansions to the existing subway and RT system. Under the Ontario's government's MoveOntario 2020 plan,[5]the Ontario government would cover two thirds of the construction cost of these three proposed expansions: Image File history File links Current_event_marker. ... A taxi serving as a bus Public transport comprises all transport systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles. ... Image File history File links 25_railtransportation_trans. ... MoveOntario 2020 is a plan proposed by the Government of Ontario that would fund 52 different transit projects throughout Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada. ...

The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and undoubtedly, the most crowded subway line in Toronto, since it serves Downtown Toronto. ... Downsview is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... York University (French: Université York), located in Toronto, Ontario, is Canadas third-largest university and has produced several of the countrys top leaders in the fields of law, politics, business, space sciences, and fine arts. ... Steeles Avenue, near its intersection with Warden Avenue. ... Vaughan Corporate Centre is a proposed 125 acre development in the area of Highway 400 (Ontario) and Highway 7 in Vaughan, Ontario. ... The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and undoubtedly, the most crowded subway line in Toronto, since it serves Downtown Toronto. ... Finch is a terminus station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... A sign for Yonge Street at the intersection with Maitland Street. ... The following highways are numbered 7: Route 7 (Hong Kong) U.S. Route 7 New York State Route 7 Washington State Route 7 This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... Motto: En la rose, je fleuris (French for Like the rose, I flourish) Map showing Richmond Hills location in York Region Country Canada Province Ontario Region York Region Incorporated 1873 Government  - Mayor Dave Barrow  - Governing Body Richmond Hill Town Council  - MPs Lui Temelkovski, Bryon Wilfert Population (2006)[1]  - City... The Scarborough RT (sometimes shortened to SRT or RT) is a public transport metro line in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... McCowan is a station on the Scarborough RT of the Toronto subway. ... Sheppard Avenue is an east-west arterial road in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, centering on the former city of North York. ...

Yonge-University-Spadina line extension to Vaughan

The extension of the Spadina branch of the Yonge-University-Spadina line north to the City of Vaughan in the Regional Municipality of York, was announced by the Government of Ontario in its 2006 budget. The six proposed stations are provisionally named Sheppard West, Finch West, York University, Steeles West, Highway 407 Transitway, and Vaughan Corporate Centre. The TTC estimates this expansion could open by 2013/2014. Motto: The City above Toronto Vaughans location in York Region. ... The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and undoubtedly, the most crowded subway line in Toronto, since it serves Downtown Toronto. ... Motto: The City above Toronto Vaughans location in York Region. ... Motto: Ontarios Rising Star Map of York Region and the municipalities it includes. ... 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. ... Finch West is a proposed station of the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ... York University station is a proposed station of the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ... Steeles West is a proposed station of the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto subway, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ... Highway 407 Transitway is a proposed station of the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the subway in Vaughan, Canada, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ... Vaughan Corporate Centre is a proposed station of the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the subway in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to be built on its western branch, the Spadina line. ...


The current provincial Liberal government will provide $670 million to a trust fund earmarked for the Spadina subway extension and the federal government has also committed an equal sum. The remaining amount of this $2 billion project should be funded under the MoveOntario 2020 plan. The province has attempted to charge the City of Toronto approximately $3 million per kilometre for the use of its hydro corridor lands for a bus-only transitway to York University[citation needed]. The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


There is some controversy surrounding this plan, as many people wonder why we have chosen a subway as the mode of transit to reach Vaughan. The TTC also plans to build a busway to York University in the short term. Because of the nearby hydro corridor, the travel time on the proposed busway would be quite fast, leading people to question why a subway is being built there. It is likely that the demand in Vaughan will not require a subway for decades to come, as shown by the fact that York Region Transit recently cut the level of service on the corresponding bus rapid transit routes. A major area of concern is that the TTC will have to absorb the deficit created by a subway line not in their service area.


Yonge-University-Spadina line extension to Richmond Hill

The MoveOntario 2020 plan proposes to extend the Yonge branch of the Y-U-S line north to Richmond Hill. Although Ontario has proposed funding two-thirds of this proposed expansion, the environmental assessment and design process are not that advanced, and the subway would not be constructed for some time. The major issue surrounding this extension is the lack of capacity on the Yonge line. There would be no extra capacity to handle the increased ridership south of Lawrence. It is for this reason that even though this extension is much more financially viable than the York University/Vaughan Corporate Centre extension, it will not be completed until the Transit City network of LRTs, particularly the Don Mills line, are in place to make some room on the Yonge line. MoveOntario 2020 is a plan proposed by the Government of Ontario that would fund 52 different transit projects throughout Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada. ...


Scarborough RT revitalization and expansion

The TTC is currently considering options for revitalizing the Scarborough RT line, since its fleet of trains are approaching the end of their lifespan and the line is already overcrowded. Replacing the trains is complicated by the fact that the original ICTS vehicles used by the line are no longer produced, and their newer counterparts are longer and so would require expensive upgrades to the existing track. As a result, the TTC had also considering other options including an extension of the Bloor-Danforth subway along a different alignment, converting the Scarborough RT to a dedicated right-of-way for streetcars (as was originally planned), and replacing it with a bus rapid transit line. The Government of Ontario has provided $1 million for an environmental assessment relating to the future of "the Scarborough subway". The Scarborough RT (sometimes shortened to SRT or RT) is a public transport metro line in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Where most trains have a driver’s cab, ART Mark II trains give passengers a large picture window through which they can see where the train is going. ... The Bloor-Danforth line is the main east-west subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission. ... A CLRV streetcar, used on most of the TTCs streetcar routes, is seen here in downtown Toronto, shown here on the 506 route. ... Busways redirects here. ...


Operations and procedures

Inside of an H6 subway car.
Inside of an H6 subway car.

Like most subways, the Toronto subway/RT trains collect their electric power from a third rail mounted alongside the tracks. 'Shoes' mounted on the bogeys are located on both sides of each coach for the required contact. Power is supplied at 600 V DC. Image File history File links Toronto_ttc_car_subway. ... Image File history File links Toronto_ttc_car_subway. ... Lightning strikes during a night-time thunderstorm. ... Third rail at the West Falls Church Metro stop in Washington, D.C., electrified to 750 volts. ... Josephson junction array chip developed by NIST as a standard volt. ... Direct current (DC or continuous current) is the continuous flow of electricity through a conductor such as a wire from high to low potential. ...


Scarborough RT trains cannot switch directions except at the ends of the line as there are no turnback switches between the two termini. In contrast, the subway system was built in multiple segments, thereby providing multiple x-pattern crossovers. Current service patterns do not provide regular short turn service aside from the procedure at St. Clair West in the AM rush hour, however the flexible crossovers have come in handy during track repairs in which service is suspended in certain areas. Some currently unused crossovers include those near Islington, Keele, St. George (University line), Union, Woodbine, Warden, Eglinton, and Wilson. Another x-pattern crossover is present at the now abandoned Lower Bay Station. Islington is a station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the Toronto subway. ... Keele is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ... St. ... TTC Union Station subway platform, to be renovated in the near future. ... Woodbine is a station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. ... Warden is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ... Eglinton is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... Wilson is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... Bay is a station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. ...


Subway trains maintain their normal schedule, serving every station on a particular line, except during the morning and evening rush hours. Northbound trains short-turn at the St. Clair West station. Electric-mechanical signs, left over from the 1966 integrated subway lines experiment, were used to indicate if a train was going to short turn or not. This service was discontinued 2004, even though the signs remain disused in various stations. St. ...


Safety procedures have progressed over time, usually in response to a mishap. One such incident was in March 1963, when there was an electrical short in a subway car's motor. The driver decided to continue operating the train, despite visible smoke in the affected car, until the train reached Union station. This decision resulted in the destruction of six subway cars and extensive damage to the tunnel and signal lines west of Union station. Following this incident safety procedures, involving electrical malfunctions and/or fire in subway trains, were revised to improve safety and reduce the likelihood of a similar incident occurring. TTC Union Station subway platform, to be renovated in the near future. ...


GO Transit commuter trains stop at or near the Kipling, Dundas West (GO's Bloor station), Main Street (GO's Danforth station), Leslie (GO's Oriole station), and Kennedy subway stations. The TTC's Union subway station connects with Union Station, Toronto's main railway station, which serves not only GO trains, but also VIA, Amtrak, and Ontario Northland. GO buses connect with the TTC at a number of stations, and some other GO stations, while not connected to the subway, are served by buses or streetcars. GO Transit (AAR reporting marks GOT), 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). ... Kipling is the western terminus station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. ... Dundas West is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ... Main Street is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ... Leslie stations southwest entrance. ... Kennedy is a station on the Bloor-Danforth and Scarborough RT lines of the Toronto, Ontario, Canada, subway system; it is a terminus for each line, which depart in opposite directions. ... TTC Union Station subway platform, to be renovated in the near future. ... Union Station is a major railway, subway, and streetcar station at 65 Front Street West between Bay Street and York Street in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... VIA Rails trains travelling by Highway 401 near Brockville, Ontario. ... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ... A pair of ON diesels work Hearst, ON, in 2003 Ontario Northland Railway (ONR, AAR reporting marks ONT, ONTA) is a Canadian railway and provincial Crown corporation. ...


Suicides in the subway system have occurred in Toronto, but it is not a publicized problem. It has been suggested by members of Toronto city council that the installation of barrier doors, to prevent suicides and others from accidentally falling onto the tracks, be installed system-wide. To date this does not appear to be a top concern. Platform Screen Doors full-height, Paris - Line 14 - St. ...


A train guard is responsible for opening and closing the subway car doors, and making sure no one is trapped in a door as the train leaves a station. The train guard signals the driver when it is all clear. The car carrying the guard can be identified by the white or the orange light outside the subway car. For safety reasons, since 1954, a transit-worker notified patrons that the subway car doors were closing with two short blasts from a whistle. In 1991, due to lawsuits, electronic chimes, using three notes (G-E-C) and a flashing pair of orange lights above the doorway, added for the hearing impaired, were tested and gradually introduced system-wide during the 1990s. [2].


Subway art

A "clock" near escalators at mezzanine level at Bayview station
A "clock" near escalators at mezzanine level at Bayview station

Over time, Toronto's transit system has become a hidden art gallery, home to more than two dozen pieces scattered along the subway and streetcar routes. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 794 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (1632 × 1232 pixel, file size: 53 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Aardvark114,2005 I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 794 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (1632 × 1232 pixel, file size: 53 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Aardvark114,2005 I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Bayview is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ...


One of the most memorable art pieces in the subway system is Charles Pachter’s "Hockey Knights in Canada", added to College station in 1985. The two-part installation, just steps from Maple Leaf Gardens, depicts the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs squaring off from opposite sides of the subway tracks. College is a subway station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto subway that opened in 1954. ... Exterior signage as of 2006, with letters missing Maple Leaf Gardens was an indoor arena in Toronto, on the northwest corner of Carlton Street and Church Street. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


The Spadina Line features many art installations. Spadina station on that line features a tilework mural with approximately 10,000 circular tiles and another mural called Barren Ground Caribou by Joyce Wieland. St. Clair West Station features an enamel mural called Tempo by Gordon Rayner. Unusually, Eglinton West station features an artwork called Summertime Streetcar by Gerald Zeldinwith, which consists of two enamel murals depicting PCC streetcars facing each other, although these streetcars had never served this station. Dupont station features A Spadina Summer Under All Seasons, an installation from the 1970s. Using thousands of pieces of glass, artist James Sutherland built colourful mosaics of flowers directly into the station’s tiling. Two giant flowers face each other across the tracks, reaching upward into a mezzanine level lined with smaller flower mosaics. The Kendal Avenue entrance to Spadina station retains the exterior of the house that was previously on the site. ... Joyce Wieland (June 30, 1931 – June 27, 1998) was a Canadian experimental film maker and mixed media artist. ... St. ... Eglinton West is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... A Twin City Rapid Transit PCC streetcar in museum operation. ... Spadina Summer Under All Seasons Dupont is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the subway/RT system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... James Sutherland was a minor supporting character on the FX Networks television show, Nip/Tuck. ...


The artwork at Dupont station was the most extensive in the Toronto transit system until the Sheppard line opened in 2002. The Sheppard-Yonge station features Immersion Land, a mosaic composed of 1.5 million one-inch tiles, created by Toronto artist Stacey Spiegel. The installation was developed from a digitized and pixilated blend of 150 photographs depicting lush landscapes, country homes, and rural scenes from Yonge Street as it stretches towards North Bay. For the subway station on the Yonge-University-Spadina and Sheppard lines, see Sheppard-Yonge (TTC). ... A train waits at the Sheppard line platform. ... A sign for Yonge Street at the intersection with Maitland Street. ... North Bay ( , time zone EST) is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada (2006 population 53,966). ...


Each Sheppard line station has an artistic feature. The most notable of these is Leslie, a station that approaches the expanse of Dupont and Sheppard-Yonge’s installations. Five years before the station opened, artist Micah Lexier began collecting writing samples from the public of the words “Sheppard” and “Leslie”. Over 3,000 of these samples were used in the installation, and the words were silk-screened onto tiles. In total, 17,000 of these tiles are on the walls of the station, each featuring the handwritten contribution of a community member. The installation was dubbed Ampersand in recognition of the “&” symbol – the only consistent element of each tile. Leslie stations southwest entrance. ... The roman ampersand on the left is stylised, but the italic one on the right is clearly similar to et. An ampersand (&) is a logogram representing the word and. ...


At Bayview, shadows of common objects such as apples and ladders silk screened to the linoleum and walls framed by patches of coloured tile gives it a kind of surreal look called trompe l'oeil. Bayview is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ... [[: Le Image:Mural de Narbonne. ...


At Bessarion, images of the backs of peoples' heads have been silk screened onto wall tiles that highlight the platform walls. Bessarion is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ...


At Don Mills, metallic inlays of shells in the floor of the platform make it appear underwater, while in the concourse, tile patterns representing geological strata make it appear underground (which it is). Don Mills is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ...


USA Today said of Toronto's Sheppard Subway: "Despite the remarkable engineering feats of this metro, known as Sheppard Subway, it's the art covering walls, ceilings and platforms of all five stations that stands out. Each station is 'a total art experience where artists have created imaginative environments, uniquely expressing themes of community, location and heritage' through panoramic landscapes and ceramic wall murals." [6] USA Today is a national American daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. ...


Panya Clark Espinal is the artist who designed the art in the Bayview Station.[7][8] Bayview is a station on the Sheppard line of the Toronto subway. ...


Stations

For complete lists and details of stations, lines, and their locations in the Toronto subway/RT system, see List of Toronto subway and RT stations. The Toronto Transit Commission operates the subway and RT system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


Current stations

Most stations are named for the nearest major road crossed by the line in question. A few are named for major landmarks, such as shopping centres or transportation hubs, served by the station. The University Avenue section of the Yonge-University-Spadina line, in particular, is named entirely for landmarks (public institutions and major churches).


All trains stop at every station along their route and run the entire length of their line from terminus to terminus.


Closed stations

TTC Interlining Trial
TTC Interlining Trial

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Lower Bay

Toronto Transit Commission's Bay Lower Station, during the 2007 Doors Open Toronto festival. The station has been closed to the public since 1966. This view is looking westward from the Bay St. entrance.Notice the big 'Y' floor tile for Yorkville Station/Y junction.
Toronto Transit Commission's Bay Lower Station, during the 2007 Doors Open Toronto festival. The station has been closed to the public since 1966. This view is looking westward from the Bay St. entrance.Notice the big 'Y' floor tile for Yorkville Station/Y junction.

The TTC has one closed subway station platform: the lower level of Bay subway station. This subway station was briefly used for interlining between two of Toronto's lines in 1966, producing an effect similar to the "branching" lines of metro systems in some other cities. Interlining worked in that one would not have to switch trains to go from one line to another. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (966 × 724 pixel, file size: 81 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Toronto subway and RT Bay... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (966 × 724 pixel, file size: 81 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Toronto subway and RT Bay... The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport authority that operates buses, streetcars, subways, and rapid transit lines in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Doors Open Toronto 2006 postcard Doors Open Toronto is an annual event held in the City of Toronto which showcases many of the citys unique and historically significant buildings to the public. ... Bay is a station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. ...


The experiment, which lasted six months, proved to be impractical. A problem could hold up much of the system. The interlining trial worked by having one group of trains travelling south from Eglinton. After leaving Museum, they would turn east into Lower Bay, continuing east to Woodbine. They then travelled west to Keele via upper Bay and lower St. George, afterwards returning east to upper St. George, where they would switch south onto the University line, and return to Eglinton, producing a wye pattern. The other group of trains would also start at Eglinton, but at the Bloor junction, they would turn west to Keele via upper St. George, reversing east to Woodbine via lower St. George and upper Bay, and returning to the University line via lower Bay. Eglinton is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the Toronto subway. ... Museum is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Woodbine is a station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada. ... Keele is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ...


At Bay, the problem was caused because trains going to Woodbine from Eglinton would arrive in Lower Bay, and trains from Keele would arrive in Upper Bay. Since trains alternated, passengers entering the station did not know where to find their train. The same problem was encountered at St. George, where trains to Keele from Eglinton would arrive in Upper St. George, and trains from Woodbine arrived in Lower St. George (opposite to that of Bay). The problem was not encountered for trains headed for Eglinton, as they would always arrive at Lower Bay and Upper St. George-due to track layout, and Museum did not have the same problems, because it had a single level. Track layout was the cause for the issues at St. George and Bay because both levels had sets of tracks headed for their corresponding terminal (At St. George, west-bound tracks on both levels went to Keele. Bay & Woodbine had the same issue, but with east-bound tracks.) It was impossible to make both trains headed for the same terminal arrive on the same level (as in Queensborough Plaza Station, New York City), because at the University line junction on both sides (West and East) both tracks on the same level went in the same direction. Museum is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


Chaos ensued as passengers at St. George did not know which platform their next train might end up on, causing people to wait on the stairs. Switching trains also did not significantly lengthen a commute, since at the point of departure one would have to wait anyhow for an interlined train heading to the desired destination.


Today, Lower Bay is best known for its use in movie shoots and special events. The station has been modified several times to make it look like a "common" American subway station, and the TTC owns a pre-built set to disguise it as a New York City Subway station. While open, the setup of staircases between Upper and Lower Bay resembled that of St. George. The stairs to Lower Bay have been walled up, but are still fairly obvious in that they were walled up using green tiles, in contrast to the white tiles of the rest of the station. Times Square–42nd Street station entrance The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, an affiliate of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as MTA New York City Transit. ...


The tracks through Lower Bay still exist and are used from time to time to move equipment between lines. The junctions are just north of Museum station northbound and just west of Bloor-Yonge station. A second double-track connection links junctions just east of Spadina (Bloor-Danforth line) and just north (physically west) of St. George on the Yonge-University-Spadina Line.


Other stations

A lesser known station is Lower Queen. In the plan that produced the original section of the Yonge subway, the TTC planned to build a second subway under Queen Street that would have been used not by dedicated rapid-transit trains but instead by regular streetcars in order to speed up their east-west passage through the downtown section. When the federal government refused to provide funding for the subway project, the TTC deferred the Queen subway, and by the time it came to revisit the east-west question, changing traffic patterns made the route under Bloor Street more sensible. The original Yonge subway's Queen station, however, had been built with a roughed-in streetcar station on a lower level, ready for the second line if it should ever be built. Many people unknowingly pass through this second station every day, as the tunnel that goes under the station so that riders can move between northbound and southbound platforms is a portion of this underground station, with most of the excess infrastructure walled off. The access to the lower space is from the passageway between the platforms. Queen is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto, Ontario, Canada subway. ...


The TTC also planned a similar platform under Osgoode station for the Queen line, but all that was done was the relocation of utility lines to allow for future construction. Osgoode is a station on the University line of the subway/RT system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


In the 1990s, the TTC began digging a platform under the existing Eglinton West for the Eglinton subway project, but it was filled in again when the Government of Ontario cancelled the line in 1995. Eglinton West is a station on the Yonge-University Spadina line of the subway system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Eglinton West subway was a proposed east-west subway line in Toronto, Canada. ...


That year provincial resources were immediately pulled out of the environment ministry, cutting its budget by nearly half and shifting focus away from urban planning. In addition to cancelling the planned subway line along Eglinton West, extension of the Spadina line to York University was also halted.[9] By 1998, the province completely eliminated subsidies for the Toronto Transit Commission that had amounted to $104 million in 1995.[10] York University (French: Université York), located in Toronto, Ontario, is Canadas third-largest university and has produced several of the countrys top leaders in the fields of law, politics, business, space sciences, and fine arts. ...


Track information

Along the lines, storage tracks, a third set of rails longer than the length of a train, that can be used for resting or turning around. They are formally known in the TTC as centre tracks.


These exist at the following locations:

  • East of Islington Station
  • East of Ossington Station
  • West of Chester Station
  • South of Lawrence West Station
  • North of St. Clair West Station
  • West of Union Station
  • South of York Mills Station

Pocket tracks are also a variation of centre tracks, but can only be accessed from one end. The other end ends in a blocker. They can be found at:

  • South of Osgoode Station (accessible from north end only)
  • North of Eglinton Station (accessible from north end only)
  • North of Finch Station (tail tracks)

Double crossovers, allowing for the switching of tracks exist at the following locations:

  • East of Kipling Station
  • East of Islington Station
  • East of Jane Station
  • East of Keele Station
  • East of St. George Station (both lines)
  • West of Woodbine Station
  • East of Victoria Park Station
  • West of Warden Station (geographically south of the station)
  • West of Kennedy Station (on the Bloor-Danforth line)
  • South of Downsview Station
  • South of Wilson Station
  • North of Spadina Station (on the Yonge-University-Spadina line)
  • Sound end of Wilson yard *SINGLE CROSSOVER*
  • North end of Wilson yard *SINGLE CROSSOVER*
  • East of Union *SINGLE CROSSOVER*
  • North of Bloor Station
  • South of Davisville *SINGLE CROSSOVER*
  • North of Davisville *SINGLE CROSSOVER*
  • South of Eglinton Station
  • South of Lawrence Station
  • South of Sheppard Station
  • South of Finch Station
  • West of Yonge Station (on the Sheppard line) *SINGLE CROSSOVER*
  • East of Yonge Station (on the Sheppard line)
  • West of Bayview Station
  • West of Don Mills Station
  • West of McCowan Station
  • East of McCowan Station (in McCowan yard)
  • North of Driver platform (in Wilson yard)
  • South of Driver platform (in Greenwood yard)

There is also a single crossover north of Union Station on the Yonge line that allows trains to come into Union from the north, enter what is now the platform designated "Northbound - University line", and turn around, heading back north towards Finch on the proper track. This would have been used when Union was the Yonge terminus until the University line was opened in the 1960s.


Other track "anomalies":

  • The tracks used for interlining in the late 1960s:
    • North of Museum Station the tracks split, one heading for Upper-St. George St, the other for the now abandoned Lower-Bay.
      • The track headed to Lower-Bay joins up with the Bloor-Danforth line just before Yonge Station.
      • The track headed to Upper-St. George is what is now used for the University line.
    • The tracks approaching St. George Station from Spadina split, one heading for Upper, the other for Lower-St. George.
  • Single cross-overs act as entrances to the Vincent Yards, the Wilson Yards, and the Davisville Yards.
  • Between Donlands and Greenwood Stations the track splits in both directions, allowing trains to enter or exit the Greenwood Yards in either direction.
  • A maintenance track, accessible from the eastbound Bloor-Danforth line, just west of Warden Station. Trains must back into this track and leave head-first.
  • Short tail tracks at Don Mills Station. It is the only terminal station not to have train length tail tracks.
  • The tracks used to transfer between the Sheppard and Yonge lines are as follows:
    • From Northbound Yonge to Eastbound Sheppard: Simple track split on the Yonge line
      • This track meets the Sheppard Line East of Sheppard-Yonge Station, so trains must then back into the station.
    • From the Westbound Sheppard track to Southbound Yonge: Trains go west, beyond the Sheppard-Yonge Station, the track then splits, one track onto the Eastbound Sheppard, the other to Southbound Yonge.
  • There used to be more crossovers on the Yonge line, but three were removed when the University line was constructed
    • The locations of the removed crossovers were: north of King Station, south of College Station (Gerrard Crossover), and south of St. Clair Station.
      • The cuts in the tunnels for the King and Gerrard Crossovers still exist to this day.

Track gauge

The tracks of Toronto's streetcars and subways (apart from the Scarborough RT) are built to the unique gauge of 1495 mm (4 feet 10⅞ inches), 60 mm (2⅜ inches) wider than the usual standard of 1435 mm (4 feet 8½ inches). One popular anachronistic belief is that "the City of Toronto feared that the Toronto Railway Company, which held the franchise to run streetcars before the TTC was created, would allow Canadian Pacific Railway to operate steam locomotives through city streets". (In fact, this gauge was established in 1861, ten years before Canada's adoption of standard gauge and long before the TRC or TTC or CPR existed.) The more practical reason is that early tracks were used to pull wagons smoothly in the days before paved roads, and that they fit a different gauge. Due to the cost of converting all the tracks and vehicles (and the lack of any real benefit in doing so), the unique gauge has remained to this day. The Scarborough RT or SRT is an ICTS (Intermediate Capacity Transit System) light rail public transit system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that uses linear induction technology. ... The Toronto Railway Company was the first operator of horseless streetcars in Toronto. ... An eastbound CPR freight at Stoney Creek Bridge in Rogers Pass. ...


The practical consequence of the gauge was to make it difficult to ever operate standard gauge equipment on city streets.


Some proposals for the city's subway system involved using streetcars in the tunnels and possibly having some routes run partially in tunnels and partially on city streets, so the same gauge was used. The use of standard-gauge tracks on the Scarborough RT makes it impossible for there to be any track connection between it and the other lines, and so when its ICTS vehicles need anything more than basic service (which can be carried out in the RT's own McCowan Yard), they are carried by truck to the Greenwood subway yards. The Scarborough RT or SRT is an ICTS (Intermediate Capacity Transit System) light rail public transit system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that uses linear induction technology. ...


Rolling stock

The Toronto Transit Commission has a fleet of: 684 subway cars for the Yonge-University-Spadina, Bloor-Danforth, and Sheppard lines (372 of which are accessible) 56 subway work cars 28 Bombardier Advanced Rapid Transit cars for the Scarborough RT line 6 RT work cars Here is a list of...

Facilities

Here is a list of subway and RT yards and facilities:

As well there are: The Davisville Subway Yard on the Toronto Transit Commissions Yonge subway line is located adjoining the Davisville subway stop, between Eglinton station and St. ... Greenwood Yard services subway vehicles on the Bloor Danforth line. ... Wilson Yard services subway cars on the Spadina and University lines and is the largest of the TTCs threes subway yards. ... McCowan Yard services vehicles on the Scarborough RT line. ... Keele/Vincent is the smallest and non-functioning subway yards. ...

  • 66 elevators and 294 escalators in use in 2005
  • 28 parking lots with capacity for 14,136 cars in 2005

Source: TTC subway-related properties


Formerly planned lines

The Eglinton West subway was a proposed east-west subway line in Toronto, Canada. ... The Queen Street subway line was one of many subway lines planned for Toronto, Canada, but never built by the Toronto Transit Commission. ... The Downtown Relief subway line was one of many subway lines planned for Toronto, Canada, but never built by the Toronto Transit Commission. ...

See also

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This is an alphabetical list of cities worldwide that have a rapid transit system, or a light-rail system with some elements of rapid transit. ... The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport authority that operates buses, streetcars, subways, and rapid transit lines in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Transit City is a plan for public transportation for the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, announced by Mayor of Toronto David Miller and Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Adam Giambrone on March 16, 2007. ... Bus service in Toronto, Canada, started in 1921, but it was not until the creation of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) in 1954 that buses become a part of public transit in the city. ... A CLRV streetcar, used on most of the TTCs streetcar routes, is seen here in downtown Toronto, shown here on the 506 route. ... Queen is a station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line of the Toronto, Ontario, Canada subway. ... Block Signals Block signals are the most commonly used signals on the TTC. They are used to keep trains properly spaced, and are controlled by the trains themselves, based on their distance relative to other trains. ... The Scarborough RT (sometimes shortened to SRT or RT) is a public transport metro line in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... MoveOntario 2020 is a plan proposed by the Government of Ontario that would fund 52 different transit projects throughout Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada. ...

References

  1. ^ Toronto Transit Commission Subway ridership, 2005-2006 (PDF). TTC.
  2. ^ a b Brown-Bowers, Amy, Isabel Teotonio. "Baby born on subway platform", Front Page, The Toronto Star, February 7, 2006, pp. A1. Retrieved on 2007-06-21. 
  3. ^ Connor, Kevin. "Baby, what a ride! Child born on subway platform", Toronto Sun, 2006-02-07. Retrieved on 2007-07-21. 
  4. ^ Ku, Christina. "Our lady of the stations: Meet the calm-voiced woman behind the TTC's automated subway announcements", News, The Toronto Star, June 3, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-07-18. (English) 
  5. ^ Kalinoswski, Tess. "A $17,5B transit promise", The Toronto Star, June 16, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-06-17. 
  6. ^ Sell, Shawn. "10 great places to stop for subway art", USA Today, 2004-09-02. 
  7. ^ McIlveen, Eli (2006-12-17). Art on the TTC. Transit Toronto. Retrieved on 2007-07-21.
  8. ^ Bow, James (2007-04-18). Subway Art by Serafin. Transit Toronto. Retrieved on 2007-07-21.
  9. ^ Moloney, 2002
  10. ^ Theobald, 2003

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