Those planning to travel along Line 1 to navigate the city this weekend better plan ahead, as 25 subway stations will be closed on a rotating basis, starting on Friday night.
The portion of Line 1 between St. Clair West and Union stations will be closed from 11 pm on February 21, and shuttle buses will run, stopping at each station along the route.
While Dupont station will be closed, all others will remain open for fare sales and access to surface routes and Line 2. At Spadina station, the Kendal Avenue entrance will be closed.
Then, on Saturday, the portion of Line 1 between Bloor-Yonge and Osgoode stations will be closed for the day.
Shuttle buses will run along the route, TTC staff will be present to offer assistance, and all station will remain open for fare sales and access to surface routes and Line 2.
Lastly, on Sunday, there will be no subway service between Sheppard-West and St. Clair stations. Shuttle buses will run along Yonge Street, and TTC staff will be on hand to offer directions to boarding and offloading locations.
The 97 Yonge bus and the University side of Line 1 will be available as alternatives during the closure, in addition to shuttles.
All stations will remain open for fare sales and access to surface routes and Line 4.
At York Mills station, the Old York Mills Road entrance will be closed, and at Lawrence station, the automated entrances at Ranleigh Avenue and Bedford Park Avenue will also be closed.
Further, Wheel-Trans will be available upon request from any station throughout each of the weekend’s closures. TTC staff members can offer information about service frequency.
While the TTC does most subway maintenance after service ends each night, it continues to require weekend and early weeknight closures to complete infrastructure and ATC upgrades.
For the most up-to-date information, keep an eye on the TTC’s Twitter account.