Work begins on early upgrades at Finch Station for Yonge North Subway Extension
Finch Station work will set groundwork for future construction on Yonge North Subway.
Feb 27, 2023
Work has started on early upgrades at Finch Station that will set the groundwork for future construction on the Yonge North Subway Extension, which will connect communities in Toronto, Vaughan, Markham, and Richmond Hill along an approximately eight-kilometre extension of TTC Line 1 subway service.
“We’re excited to start the early upgrades at Finch Station and move the Yonge North Subway Extension into the construction stage,” says Metrolinx project sponsor Stephen Collins.
“The upgrades at Finch Station will help keep the project running smoothly and bring us a step closer to expanding the region’s rapid transit network.”
The most noticeable work is happening along Hendon Avenue, near Yonge Street, for upgrades to the electrical infrastructure that will bring power to the new subway extension. This involves securing new heavy-duty power cables inside a protective casing and installing them underground.
Metrolinx will continue to work closely with the City of Toronto, the TTC and York Region Transit to keep customers and road users up-to-date on the work taking place and to keep people moving.
You can learn more about the early works at Finch Station and get a progress update on the Yonge North Subway Extension from Metrolinx project leaders at a virtual open house on March 22nd, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Registration for the event is here.
Visit the Yonge North Subway Extension web page to learn more about the project and sign up to receive the latest updates via email and over social media.
by James Moore Metrolinx communications senior advisor