ttc subway closure

The TTC won't be shutting down the subway on Line 1 again this year

The TTC has decided to give Toronto an early Christmas gift it would seem. 

Announced yesterday by TTC spokesperson Brad Ross, there will be no more subway closures for the remainder of 2018.

This is all thanks to the new signal upgrades, which have been the cause of many of the closures.

The new ATC (Automatic Train Control) system is now up and running in every station from Vaughan Metropolitan Centre to Dupont, meaning no more signal upgrade closures will be necessary in this stretch of Line 1. 

The scheduled closures of Line 1 in December (Lawrence to St. Clair this weekend and on December 15 and 16) are now cancelled as well. 

However, there will be a closure December 8 on Line 2, from Victoria Park to Kennedy. So, it can't all be paradise. 

Lead photo by

wyliepoon


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

You can get a COVID-19 test at a pharmacy in Ontario starting today

A huge portion of Yonge Street in Toronto will be shut down this weekend

These are the earliest known photographs of Toronto

The top 10 places to see fall foliage in Toronto

How a Toronto motel gave birth to a global hotel chain

Toronto school asks entire kindergarten class to self-isolate after COVID-19 diagnosis

It's going to feel like 32 C in Toronto this weekend

Scotiabank Arena to open for U.S. citizens living in Toronto to register to vote