Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

June 16, 2008 14:48 ET

SCARBOROUGH RT EARLY CLOSURE STARTS JUNE 22

RT shuts down about 90 minutes earlier

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor, Transportation Editor TORONTO ON--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - Starting on Sunday, June 22, TTC track crews will begin essential overnight maintenance on the Scarborough RT. As a result, train service will be temporarily replaced by frequent accessible express buses running every six minutes.

RT trains will run until approximately midnight instead of 1:30 a.m. until early 2009.

- Last train from Kennedy Station leaves at 11:58 p.m. every night.
- Last train from McCowan Station leaves at 11:46 p.m. every night.

A six-minute, accessible bus service will run between Kennedy and McCowan Stations. Express buses will stop at Kennedy Station, Lawrence East Station, Midland/Ellesmere intersection (for Ellesmere and Midland Stations), McCowan Station and Scarborough Centre Station.

- First bus from Kennedy Station leaves at 12:04 a.m.
- Last bus from Kennedy Station leaves at 1:40 a.m.
- First bus from Scarborough Centre Station leaves at 11:49 p.m.
- Last bus from Scarborough Centre Station leaves at 1:25 a.m.

For more information on these and other service changes, TTC customers can call 416 393-INFO (4636) [TTY 416 481-2523], check the InfoPosts located at transfer locations on their routes, or visit www.ttc.ca.

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Contact Information

  • Mike DeToma, Corporate Communications
    Primary Phone: 416-393-3741