New fare gates are being installed at stations across the TTC until early 2018. See below for active construction projects at TTC subway stations - organized alphabetically.

Details about new fare gates

  • Turnstiles will be removed and replaced with new, PRESTO-enabled fare gates.
  • The new gates will provide easier access and offer greater flexibility for flow of traffic into and out of stations.
  • Customers may also use cash, tickets, tokens and Metropasses, however, anyone paying by cash, tickets or tokens, must enter through the collector booth aisle at the main entrance.
  • Station ambassadors will be available to help direct customers into stations throughout construction.

For general information on PRESTO, including the fare gate installation schedule, please see our PRESTO page.

For fare gate related construction inquiries, please contact Lito Romano, Senior Community Liaison Officer, 416-397-8699, lito.romano@ttc.ca.


Bathurst Station

Start date: October 5

Approximate end date: end of November

  • The collector booth will be closed during the construction.
  • Customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens and TTC passes from this station when the booth is closed.
  • Customers will enter and exit the station through a temporary walkway within the bus bay.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO customers.

Markham entrance - automatic entrance

Start date: October 4

Approximate end date: end of November

  • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on October 6 until the end of November.
  • When construction ends customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC Pass or PRESTO card.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Bathurst Station.


Broadview Station - main entrance

Start date: September 28

Fare gate construction at Broadview Station will be conducted in two phases.

  • In the first phase of construction customers will enter and exit the station through the collector booth aisle.
  • The collector booth will be closed during the second phase of construction.
  • During the closure customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station.
  • Customers can enter the station through a temporary station collector aisle.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available during both phases of construction.

Don Mills Station - main entrance

Start date: October 2

  • The collector booth will be closed for sales. During this closure, customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station. Customers will be able to enter the station through a temporary station collector entrance.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

Automatic entrance

Start date: October 3

Approximate end date: end of November

  • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. Oct. 3 until 6 am. Oct. 6
  • When this entrance re-opens on October 6, a temporary station collector will be available at this entrance.
  • When construction is completed at the end of November, customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card only.
  • Customers paying by tickets, tokens or cash must use the main entrance.
  • To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Don Mills Station.

Dundas Station

Start date: September 10

Approximate end date: mid-October

  • From September 10-15 the station will close at 11 p.m.
  • The station will be closed for the weekend Sept. 16-17. It will re-open at 6 a.m. Sept. 18
  • From September 18 until October 5 the station will close at 11 p.m.
  • During the early and weekend closures subway trains will not stop at the station. Customers should use College or Queen stations to access the subway.
  • During operating hours, customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during the construction.
  • Customer service representatives will be available during the construction.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Dundas Station.


Dundas West Station - main entrance

Start date: September 7

Approximate end date: end of November

  • The main fare line into the station will be closed as of September 8. They will remain closed until the end of November.
  • A temporary entrance into the station will be set up through the bus bay. A station collector will be available to collect fares.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during the construction.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Dundas West Station.


Islington Station - main entrance

Start date: August 31

Approximate end date: late November

One temporary PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during both phases of construction.

Second exit

Start date: September 5

Approximate end date: Mid-October

  • The exit will be closed from 11 p.m. September 5 until the middle of October.
  • When construction is complete, customers will be able to enter and exit the station here. Entry will be available by PRESTO card only.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Islington Station.


Kipling Station - main entrance

Start date: August 28

Approximate end date: early November

One temporary PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during both phases of construction.

Aukland Road - automatic entrance

Start date: August 28

  • The entrance will be closed from 10 p.m. August 28 until 6 a.m. August 31 for demolition.
  • When it re-opens, on August 31, a temporary station collector will be available at the entrance.
  • When construction is complete, customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC pass or PRESTO card.

St Albans Road - automatic entrance

Start date: August 31

  • The entrance will be closed from 10 p.m. August 31 until 6 a.m. September 3 for demolition.
  • When it re-opens, on September 1, a temporary station collector will be available at the entrance.
  • When construction is complete, customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC pass or PRESTO card.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Kipling Station.


King Station - main entrance

Start date: September 15

  • From September 19-23 the station will close at 10 p.m.
  • During the early closure subway trains will not stop at the station. Customers should use Queen or Union stations to access the subway.
  • During operating hours, customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during the construction.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in King Station.

TTC will also be replacing the turnstiles at the Commerce Court entrance at a later date.


Queen Station

Start date: October 18

Approximate end date: end of November

  • The collector booth at the Albert Street entrance will be closed for the first phase of construction. Customers will need to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from the north or southbound entrances.
  • From October 18 to 19 the station will close at 11 p.m.
  • The station will be closed for the weekend of October 20 to 22. It will re-open at 6 a.m. on October 23.
  • From October 23 until the end of November the station will close at 11 p.m.
  • During the early and weekend closures subway trains will not stop at the station. Customers should use Dundas or King stations to access the subway.
  • During operating hours, customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • PRESTO card readers will be available during the construction.
  • Customer service representatives will be available during the construction.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Queen Station.


Scarborough Centre Station - main entrance

Start date: September 29

Faregate construction will be conducted in two phases.

  • Customers will enter the station the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • The collector booth will be closed during the second phase of construction. During the closure customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station. Customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available during both phases of construction.

Brian Harrison Way - automatic entrance

Start date: September 28

  • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. September 28 until the middle of January 2018.
  • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC pass or PRESTO card.

      GO Bus - automatic entrance

      Start date: October 2

      • The entrance will close at 11 p.m. on Oct. 2. It will be closed until mid-November.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance with a PRESTO card.
      • To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Scarborough Centre Station.

      Spadina Station - main entrance

      Start date: September 18

      Approximate end date: end of November

      • The collector booth and fare line into the station will be closed during construction.
      • Customers will be unable to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from the collector booth at the station until the end of October.
      • Customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during the construction.

      West automatic entrance

      Start date: September 21

      Approximate end date: early November

      • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. September 21 until early November.
      • Customer service representatives will be available on the platform to assist customers exit the station in the event of an emergency.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card.

      Walmer Road - automatic entrance

      Start date: September 21

      Approximate end date: early November

      • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. September 21 until early November.
      • Customer service representatives will be available on the platform to assist customers exit the station in the event of an emergency.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance with a PRESTO card.

      Kendal Avenue - automatic entrance

      Start date: September 25

      Approximate end date: end of January 2018

      • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. September 25 until 6 a.m. Sept. 28.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card.

      To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Spadina Station.


      St George Station - Bedford Road entrance

      Start date: October 12

      • The collector booth will be closed in phase two. Customers will not be able to buy tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station when the booth is closed.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

      OISE automatic entrance

      Start date: October 23

      • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on October 23 until the middle of January.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card. To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in St George Station.

      St Patrick Station

      Start date: July 17, 2017

      Customers will be able to access and exit the station through a temporary crash gate collector or through one of the collector booth aisle that will remain open.

      A temporary PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers.


      York Mills Station

      Start date: October 11

      • The construction will be done in two phases. Customers will enter and exit the station through the collector booth aisle.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

      Old York Mills Road - automatic entrance

      Start date: October 11

      • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on October 11 until the middle of January 2018.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by PRESTO card.

      To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in York Mills Station.