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The TTC will be free all night on New Year's

You never know what you're going to get on New Year's Eve in Toronto. Sometimes, your champagne-soaked plans blow up in your face and the whole evening ends in a giant glitter bomb of dissappointment.

But don't despair because whatever you do on December 31 (and the early hours of January 1), the TTC's free so at least you have an easy way to get home.

The TTC will offer free rides all across the city from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on New Year's thanks to a sponsorship from Corby Spirit and Wine.

The last trains on Line 1 will leave Union Station at around 3:30 a.m. on January 1 and on Line 2, trains will depart from Bloor-Yonge Station at 3:37 a.m. After that, you can ring in 2017 on a Blue Night bus. Fun!

And if you're wondering about how to get around for the rest of the time between Christmas and New Year's, here's the TTC's full holiday schedule:

Christmas Eve (Dec. 24)
  • Saturday service
  • Subway and most routes start at 6 a.m.
Christmas Day (Dec. 25) and New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
  • Sunday service
  • Subway and most routes start at 8 a.m.
Boxing Day (Dec. 26) and Jan. 2
  • Holiday service
  • Subway and most routes start at 6 a.m.
Dec. 27
  • Holiday Service
  • Subway and most routes start at 6 a.m.
Dec. 28 to Dec 30
  • Regular weekday service
  • Subway and most routes start at 6 a.m.

Lead photo by

Frank Lemire


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