TTC hosts 2019 Underground Freedom Train Ride
July 31, 2019
This evening, the TTC will host the seventh annual midnight Underground Freedom Train Ride, commemorating Emancipation Day on Aug. 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 include drumming, singing and remarks by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson and the African Canadian Heritage Association. When: Wed., July 31 - Thurs., Aug. 1, 2018
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 p.m. The train will arrive at Sheppard West Station at approximately 12:15 a.m.
The Underground Freedom Train Ride is open to the public.
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