TTC is hosting the 2019 Underground Freedom Train Ride tonight
The TTC is hosting the seventh annual midnight Underground Freedom Train Ride tonight.
According to the TTC, the ride is commemorating Emancipation Day on August 1.
The event, which has been attended by up to 1,200 people in past years, is presented by A Different Booklist bookstore and is symbolic of the role of the Underground Railroad in Canadian history.
Celebrations will include drumming, singing, and remarks by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson and the African Canadian Heritage Association.
The Underground Freedom Train Ride is open to the public.
Get on board tonight – Underground Freedom Train celebrating Emancipation Day – scheduled to leave Union subway station at 11:30 pm – be there for 10:45 pm to secure your seat https://t.co/Y7Y0IgefPb @ADFRNTBooklist @AnthonyNMorgan @macprichief @alldaysfa @blkmail @CBTU72
— Freedom Train TOR (@FreedomTrainTOR) July 31, 2019
The Underground Freedom Train Ride
When: Wednesday, July 31 at 10:45 pm
Where: TTC Line 1 Yonge-University, Union to Sheppard West stations
Start time: Attendees will meet at Brookfield Place rotunda outside of Union Station at approximately 10:45 pm. The train will arrive at Sheppard West Station at approximately 12:15 am.