Toronto

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Overview - Toronto

Located on Lake Ontario, Toronto is the capital of Ontario and the largest city by population in Canada. It has approximately 2,732,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2016. The Toronto metropolitan area comprised 5,928,040 residents as of the Canada 2016 Census.


Toronto's rapid transit network consists of three rapid transit service and a light metro service. It also has 10 streetcar services and is the hub for a commuter rail network consisting of 8 services.

Toronto Subway

Opened 1954, the Toronto Subway consists of three rapid transit services and a light metro service that serve the city of Toronto, Ontario and the surrounding suburbs.

Line 1 Yonge-University

Line 1 Yonge-University of the Toronto Subway is a 38.8 km rapid transit service on a U-shaped alignment. It runs from Vaughan Metropolitan Center in the northwest to Finch in the northeast via downtown Toronto, serving 38 stations.


Line 1 was opened in March 1954 and the last extension to the line was in December 2017 to Vaughan. Line 1 is owned and operated by the Toronto Transit Commission.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
1 Yonge-University4-5'2-3'4-5'4-5'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 06, 2020

Line 2 Bloor-Danforth

Line 2 Bloor-Danforth of the Toronto Subway is a 26.2 km rapid transit service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Kipling in the west to Kennedy in the east via downtown Toronto, serving 31 stations.


Line 2 was opened in February 1966 and the last extension to the line was in November 1980 to Kipling and Kennedy. Line 2 is owned and operated by the Toronto Transit Commission.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
2 Bloor-Danforth4-5'2-3'4-5'4-5'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 06, 2020

Line 3 Scarborough RT

Line 3 Scarborough of the Toronto Subway is a 6.4 km light metro service on an upside down L-shaped alignment. It runs from Kennedy in the southwest to McCowan in the northeast, serving 6 stations.


Line 3 was opened in March 1985. Line 3 is owned and operated by the Toronto Transit Commission.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
3 Scarborough5-6'4-5'5-6'5-6'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 06, 2020

Line 4 Sheppard

Line 4 Sheppard of the Toronto Subway is a 5.5 km rapid transit service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Sheppard-Yonge in the west to Don Mills in the east, serving 5 stations.


Line 4 was opened in November 2002. Line 4 is owned and operated by the Toronto Transit Commission.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
4 Sheppard5-6'4-5'5-6'5-6'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 06, 2020

Toronto Streetcar

Electrified 1892, the Toronto Streetcar consists of ten streetcar services that serve the city of Toronto, Ontario and the surrounding suburbs. All services are operated by the Toronto Transit Commission.

501 Queen

501 Queen of the Toronto Streetcar is a 24.8 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Long Branch Loop in the west to Neville Park Loop in the east via downtown Toronto primarily along Queen St.


501 Queen has existed in some form since electrification in 1893 and the last extension to the line was in March 1995 to Long Branch when it absorbed 507 Long Branch.

503 Kingston Rd

503 Kingston Rd of the Toronto Streetcar is a 10.37 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Charlotte Loop in the west to Bingham Loop in the east primarily along Kingston Rd. It does not run on weekends.


503 Kingston Rd has existed in some form since at least 1930.

504 King

504 King of the Toronto Streetcar is a streetcar service on an east-west alignment split into two sub-services 504A and 504B. 504A runs from Dundas West in the west to Distillery Loop in the east while 504B runs from Dufferin Gate Loop in the west to Broadview in the east primarily along King St.


504 King has existed in some form since at least 1923.

505 Dundas

505 Dundas of the Toronto Streetcar is a 10.92 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Dundas West in the west to Broadview in the east primarily along Dundas St.


505 Dundas has existed in some form since at least 1968.

506 Carlton

506 Carlton of the Toronto Streetcar is a 15.07 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from High Park Loop in the west to Main Street in the east primarily along College St.


506 Carlton has existed in some form since at least 1923.

508 Lake Shore

508 Lake Shore of the Toronto Streetcar is a 20 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Long Branch Loop in the west to Parliament Street in the east. It only runs in the peak direction during weekday rush hours.


508 Lake Shore was opened in January 1992.

509 Harbourfront

509 Harbourfront of the Toronto Streetcar is a 4.4 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Exhibition Loop in the west to Union Station in the east, serving 12 stops.


509 Harbourfront was opened in June 1990 as the 604 Harbourfront LRT.

510 Spadina

510 Spadina of the Toronto Streetcar is a 5.43 km streetcar service on an U-shaped alignment. It runs from Spadina in the west to Union Station in the east, serving 18 stops of which one is in a single direction only.


510 Spadina was opened in June 1990 as the 604 Harbourfront LRT.

511 Bathurst

511 Bathurst of the Toronto Streetcar is a 5.33 km streetcar service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Bathurst in the north to Exhibition Loop in the south primarily along Bathurst St.


511 Bathurst has existed in some from since electrification in 1894.

512 St. Clair

512 St. Clair of the Toronto Streetcar is a 7,13 km streetcar service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Gunns Loop in the west to St. Clair in the east primarily along St. Clair St.


512 St. Clair has existed in some from since electrification in 1913.

GO

Beginning service in 1967, GO Transit consists of 7 commuter rail services that serve the Greater Golden Horseshoe metropolitan area with routes radiating from Toronto Union Station.

Lakeshore West Line

GO Transit's Lakeshore West Line is a 132 km commuter rail service on a southwest-northeast alignment. It runs from West Harbor (limited service) and Aldershot in the southwest to Toronto Union Station in the northeast, serving 15 stations. Note that service to Niagara Falls and St. Catherines is limited and not shown on the strip map above. There is through service to the Lakeshore East line.


The Lakeshore West Line was opened in May 1967 and the last expansion to the line was the opening of West Harbor station in July 2015.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Lakeshore West30'30'60'60'*1

*1 - West Harbor and Hamilton stations only served by a few trains on weekdays only. Clockface timetables only begin at Aldershot.

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Milton Line

GO Transit's Milton Line is a 50.2 km commuter rail service on a southwest-northeast alignment. It runs from Milton in the southwest to Toronto Union Station in the northeast, serving 9 stations. Service is during rush hours in the peak direction only.


The Milton Line was opened in October 1981.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
MiltonSee TimetableSee TimetableNo ServiceNo Service

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Kitchener Line

GO Transit's Kitchener Line is a 102.7 km commuter rail service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Kitchener and Mount Pleasant in the west to Toronto Union Station in the east, serving 12 stations.


The Kitchener Line was opened in April 1974. The last expansion to the line was the opening of Acton in January 2013.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
KitchenerSee TimetableSee TimetableNo ServiceNo Service

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Barrie Line

GO Transit's Barrie Line is a 101.4 km commuter rail service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Allandale Waterfront, Bradford, and Aurora in the north to Toronto Union Station in the south, serving 12 stations. York University station has been temporarily? closed due to COVID-19.


The Barrie Line was opened in September 1982. The last expansion to the line was the opening of Downsview Park in December 2017.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
BarrieSee TimetableSee TimetableSee TimetableSee Timetable

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Richmond Hill Line

GO Transit's Richmond Hill Line is a 42.3 km commuter rail service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Gormley in the north to Toronto Union Station in the south, serving 6 stations. Service is during rush hours in the peak direction only.


The Richmond Hill Line was opened in May 1978.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Richmond HillSee TimetableSee TimetableNo ServiceNo Service

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Stouffville Line

GO Transit's Stouffville Line is a 49.6 km commuter rail service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Lincolnville and Mount Joy in the north to Toronto Union Station in the south, serving 12 stations.


The Stouffville Line was opened in September 1982. The last extension to the line was to Lincolnville in September 2008


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Stouffville60'60'60'60'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Lakeshore East Line

GO Transit's Lakeshore East Line is a 50.5 km commuter rail service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Toronto Union Station in the west to Oshawa in the east, serving 10 stations. There is through service to the Lakeshore West line.


The Lakeshore East Line was opened in May 1967 and the last extension was to Oshawa in 1995.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Lakeshore East30'30'60'60'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

UP Express

Union Pearson Express

The Union Pearson Express is a 23.3 km commuter rail service on a northwest-southeast alignment. It runs from Union Pearson Airport in the northwest to Toronto Union Station in the southeast, serving 4 stations.


The Union Pearson Express was opened in June 2015.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
UP Express30'30'30'30'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020

References & Helpful Links

Toronto Subway at Wikipedia

Toronto Streetcar at Wikipedia

GO at Wikipedia

Union Pearson Express at Wikipedia

Official Website for Toronto Subway & Streetcar: Toronto Transit Commission

Official Website for GO: GO

Official Website for UP Express: UP Express


Maps

All Official Maps - Toronto Transit Commission [Last Accessed Dec 06, 2020]

All Official Maps - GO Transit [Last Accessed Nov 22, 2020]

Official System Map - Toronto Transit Commission [PDF] [Last Accessed Dec 06, 2020]

Official System Map - GO Transit [PDF] [Last Accessed Nov 22, 2020]


Unofficial Map - Toronto [January 2019] by Jug Cerovic (www.inat.fr)


Other Sources

Toronto, Canada at Urbanrail.net

Asset Notes

TTC Subway and Streetcar colors taken from TTC Signage Manual and Standards (2014)

GO Commuter Rail and UP Express line colors taken from official GO map as of November 2020. GO Color taken from GO DRM.


Last Updated: Dec 27, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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