TTC signal upgrade work on portion of Line 1 this weekend
October 14, 2015
This weekend, October 17 - 18, there will be no subway service on Line 1 between Bloor and Lawrence stations only as TTC undertakes signal upgrades, part of the TTC’s commitment to modernization.
The existing signals, relays, wiring and cabling equipment, much of which is over 60 years old, need replacing as their failure significantly impacts service. Once Automatic Train Control is fully installed and operational, customers will see improved frequency of subway service, less crowding and greater reliability of the signal system.
Frequent replacement buses will operate between Bloor and Lawrence stations on Yonge St. Wheel-Trans buses will be available to accommodate customers who need them.
Lawrence, Eglinton, Davisville, St Clair and Rosedale stations will be open for customers to purchase fare media. Summerhill Station will be closed.
Alternate routes to subway service on Line 1 include:
- 52 Lawrence West bus from Lawrence Station to Lawrence West Station
- 32 Eglinton West bus from Eglinton Station to Eglinton West Station
- 14 Glencairn bus from Davisville Station to Glencairn Station
- 512 St Clair streetcar from St Clair Station to St Clair West Station
Regular subway and streetcar service resumes on Mon., Oct. 19 at 6 a.m.
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