Portions of TTC's Line 1 subway service will end early next week

Jan 15 2021, 10:29 am

Subway service on portions of the TTC’s Line 1 will end earlier than usual next week due to tunnel and signal upgrades.

From January 18 to January 21, subway stations from Finch to Eglinton station will end at 11 pm in order for crews to conduct tunnel and signal upgrades, according to the TTC.

Shuttle buses will be running and stopping at each station along the route, with TTC staff readily available to help customers at boarding and offloading locations.

“In addition to the shuttles, the 97 Yonge bus and the University side of Line 1 will be available as alternatives during the closure,” said the transit commission.

North York Centre Station will be closed; however, all other stations will stay open for PRESTO sales and access to surface routes and Line 4.

According to the TTC, at Sheppard-Yonge Station, the automatic entrances and exits at Yonge Street and Poyntz Avenue and Yonge Street and Anndale Drive will be closed.

As for York Mills Station, the Old York Mills Road entrance and exit will be closed. The automatic entrances and exits at Ranleigh Avenue and Bedford Park Avenue at Lawrence Station will also be closed.

“Customers who require Wheel-Trans service can speak with any TTC customer service staff member for assistance,” said the TTC.

“While the TTC does most subway maintenance at the conclusion of service each night, it continues to require weekend and early weeknight closures to complete critical infrastructure and state of good repair work as well as ATC signal upgrades.”

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