The largest expansion of Toronto’s subway system in nearly 40 years comes into service on December 17, offering a fast and convenient new option for people to get to a job or class — and home to their families sooner.
Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne — along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; Josh Colle, TTC Chair; and Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and CEO; as well as other local transit and elected officials, celebrated the landmark project by taking the inaugural ride on the new stretch of Line 1 linking Toronto with Vaughan. This is among the largest subway expansions in North America in recent decades, with six new stations and 8.6 kilometres of new track. It will allow people to get from the new subway terminus at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre to the Sheppard West station in about 14 minutes, and to Union Station in 42 minutes. And students will be able to take rapid transit to York University for the very first time.
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