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New access route from Toronto’s Union Station now open

New route is now available at Union which will help GO customers get better access to the TTC.

Dec 23, 2019

This way folks.

Two people walk along the new entrance.

Below the Great Hall, a new underground path for transit users is now open. (Nitish Bissonauth photo)

More construction barriers are gone and connecting to transit just got easier inside Toronto’s Union Station.

Transit users can now use a second underground path, below the hub’s Great Hall, to get in and out of Union Station.

The new pathway, which opened on Dec. 23, is just the beginning of the new Bay Concourse, and will make connecting to the TTC easier.

One end is located in the Lower Great Hall, next to Dresden Vision – the level right below the VIA Rail Canada ticket booths.

The other end comes out in front of Union Station, on Front Street.

“The City of Toronto is excited to see this milestone arrive at Union Station,” said Brad Ross, chief communications officer for the City of Toronto.

“Modernizing a historical facility like Union, while keeping it open to the public throughout, takes time and the commitment of many.

stairs down into the new route.

A new lower level route is now open at Union Station, making getting to the TTC easier. (Chris Drew photo)

Ross said opening up more space makes commutes more comfortable for the public, including GO Transit and UP Express customers.

He added, the new path is also sign they are making great progress at the station, and more new space will open in 2020.

WATCH: A quick video overview of how to get around with the new TTC access route.