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TTC has two scheduled subway closures next month

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DH Toronto Staff May 30, 2018 11:53 am 383

Earlier this month, the TTC announced a few of its scheduled subway closures had been cancelled.

The TTC has originally scheduled 43 subway closures in 2018 due to upgrades, inspections, and repairs.

But following several closure cancellations this month, it looks like June will follow suit.

The cancellations are related to current labour negotiations between the TTC and ATU Local 113.

In an email, TTC’s Brad Ross said that each closure scheduled is being weighed on a week by week basis.

And on Wednesday, he said that while this weekend’s scheduled closure has been cancelled, there will be a closure on June 9 and 10 from Sheppard West to Lawrence West for signal work.

The closure will take place from 11 pm on June 9 until 11 am on June 10.

According to the TTC, 24 of the weekend closures scheduled for 2018 were initiated by Metrolinx to accommodate Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue.

On the TTC’s website, all of June’s other closures are listed as cancelled except for June 16 and 17, the weekend following Ross’ announced dates.

The closure is due to Metrolinx’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT work at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue. Shuttle buses will operate between these stations for the duration of the closure.

Line 1: Lawrence to St Clair closure on June 2 and 3 – CANCELLED
Line 1: Finch West to Lawrence West closure on June 9 and 10 – CANCELLED (although there will be a closure between Sheppard West to Lawrence West as noted above)
Line 2: St George to Broadview Late Opening June 10 – CANCELLED
Line 1: Lawrence to St Clair closure on June 16 and 17
Line 3 Scarborough closure on June 24 – CANCELLED

July’s closures are not listed as cancelled at this time.

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