TTC Subway Closures: 4 Stations Shut Down On Line 1 This Weekend (Sep. 15 – 17)

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The TTC is welcoming York University students back from their five-month-long strike with TTC subway closures directly under the campus this weekend.

In the name of signal upgrades, four stations will be closed on the west side of Line 1 this weekend.

Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered so you have a back-up plan.

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What’s Closed

There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch West and Lawrence West stations on Saturday and Sunday, due to signal upgrades. That covers Downsview Park, Sheppard West, Wilson, and Yorkdale terminals.

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How To Navigate The Closure

Shuttle buses will load and offload as follows:

  • Yorkdale: TTC will provide a special shuttle bus to accommodate customers travelling to and from Yorkdale Mall.
  • Customers can transfer between the Line 1 shuttle and the Yorkdale express at the intersection of Dufferin St. and Yorkdale Rd.
  • Finch West: offload on Keele St. at Four Winds Dr.
  • All other stations can load and offload inside the stations (unlike other closures which require shuttle buses to load on the street)
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How To Pay

If you’re paying with PRESTO during the subway closure just tap your card when you first board the TTC.

If you are transferring from the subway to a shuttle bus or from a shuttle bus to the subway don’t tap your PRESTO card again. Unlike normal subway to bus transfers, shuttle buses do not need a second tap.

Cash and token fares will still be accepted on the shuttle bus, which will get you a transfer onto the subway (and vice versa).

All normal service will resume on the Monday after the weekend.

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