TTC track work closes portion of Line 1 this weekend

This weekend, Sept. 9-10, TTC crews will carry out essential track work in several locations on Line 1 that will require the closure of the portion of the line between Sheppard West and Lawrence West stations.

Frequent shuttle buses will operate, stopping only at stations along the closure route. Customers are advised to leave extra travel time or use alternate subway service on the Yonge St. portion of Line 1.

Wheel-Trans buses will operate between Sheppard West and Lawrence West stations upon request. Customers can speak with any TTC staff member to request the service.

Regular subway service resumes Mon., Sept. 11 at 6 a.m.

King Street West

The TTC is also advising customers to plan ahead if traveling through the downtown area via King St. W.

From today until Mon., Sept. 11 at 5 a.m., the TTC’s 504/304 King and 514 Cherry streetcar routes will divert around a road closure on King St. W. for the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

Routes will operate as follows:
- 504 King streetcar service will divert eastbound via Queen St. between Spadina Ave. and Church St. and westbound between Spadina Ave. and York St.
- 504 King rush hour weekday bus service will divert between Spadina and University Aves. via Richmond and Adelaide Sts.
- 514 Cherry/304 King (night) service will divert in both directions via Richmond and Adelaide Sts., eastbound between Spadina Ave. and Church St., and westbound between York St. and Spadina Ave.
- 304 King shuttle bus service will be available from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. and operate between Parliament St. and Bathurst Ave.

TTC customer service staff are positioned at key locations to assist customers and provide information about transit options around the festival.

The TTC thanks customers for their patience during this important event benefiting Toronto’s economy through travel and tourism centred around this internationally acclaimed film festival.

For the most up-to-date closure and diversion information, visit, subscribe to E-alerts or follow @TTCnotices on Twitter.

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