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See inside the soon-to-open Downsview Park subway station (PHOTOS)

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DH Toronto Staff Jan 24, 2017 7:09 am 363

We’ve only been waiting nearly a decade for this.

The City of Toronto just released the first photographs from inside the almost-completed Downsview Park subway station on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.

The station, which is billed as a “fully-integrated, multi-modal transit facility… centred under the GO Rail corridor providing access to GO Transit’s Barrie commuter rail platform,” is 97 percent complete according to the 2016 Year in Review released by the TTC.

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While five more stations are still works in progress, the subway expansion project has also laid “17.4 kilometres of double track in the stations and tunnels, four sections of special track work, including crossovers and a pocket track allowing trains to park off the main line underground…”

Want a sneak peak of what it’ll be like to take the TTC up to Vaughan Mills? Check out this video headed through the new tunnels.

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