This Sat., Mar. 14, there will be no subway service on the portion of Line 1 between Sheppard-Yonge and Eglinton stations due to track maintenance.
Replacement shuttle buses will run along Yonge St., stopping at each station along the route. TTC staff will be on hand to direct customers to shuttle boarding and offloading locations, which will vary from station to station. In addition to the shuttles, the 97 Yonge bus and the University side of Line 1 will be available as alternatives during the closure.
All stations will remain open for fare sales and access to surface routes and Line 4.
At York Mills Station, the Old York Mills Rd. entrance will be closed. Customers can use the other station entrances located in the York Mills Centre, Yonge Corporate Centre, and at the corner of Yonge St. and Wilson Ave.
At Lawrence Station, the automatic entrances at Ranleigh Ave. and Bedford Park Ave. will also be closed. Customers are advised to use the entrances at Yonge St. and Lawrence Ave.
Wheel-Trans will be available upon request from any station throughout the closure. Customers can speak with any TTC customer service staff member for more information about service frequency.
Several routes will be diverting to accommodate the St. Patrick’s Day festivities this Sunday, including:
- 5 Avenue Rd, from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- 94A Wellesley, from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- 6 Bay, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., and 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- 501 Queen, from 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- 72B Pape, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- 121 Fort York-Esplanade, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The 505 Dundas and 506 Carlton will operate as usual through breaks in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Customers should expect longer than normal travel and wait times on these routes due to the events.
Complimentary St. Patrick’s Day Service
The TTC will be offering free service on the 501 Queen and 504 King routes from 7 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 17 to 2:30 a.m. on Wed., Mar. 18. Torontonians are encouraged to use the complimentary service, courtesy of Jameson Irish Whiskey, to travel to and from their St. Patrick’s Day festivities safely and responsibly.
PRESTO card readers on these routes will be covered and signs will be placed on fare machines. Customers connecting to other surface routes should tap their card when they transfer to another vehicle. Customers connecting to the subway should tap their PRESTO card at the station before continuing onto the subway. Customers connecting to the subway who use cash fare/ticket should pay their fare on the streetcar and pick up a paper transfer.
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