Ontario LineA new 15.6-km subway line in Toronto that will run from Exhibition Place, through downtown, all the way to the Ontario Science Centre.
- Ontario Line
The Ontario Line will be a 15.6-kilometre subway line that will make it faster and easier to travel within Toronto and beyond.
The line will bring 15 new stations to the city and will run from Exhibition Place, through the heart of downtown, all the way to the Ontario Science Centre. It will give people more time back in their days, with a trip from one end to the other taking less than 30 minutes compared to the 70 minutes it takes on transit today. There will also be significant relief from crowding throughout the existing transit network thanks to connections to more than 40 other travel options along the way, including the TTC’s Line 1 and Line 2, three GO Transit rail lines, and the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
Construction is now underway.
Number of stations
End-to-end journey time
30 minutes or less
Connections to other transit options
Over 40, including:
388,000 daily boardings
As frequent as every 90 seconds during rush hour
Improved access to transit
227,500 more people within walking distance to transit
Improved access to jobs
Up to 47,000 more jobs accessible in 45 minutes or less, on average
Reductions in rush hour crowding
Daily reductions in traffic congestion
28,000 fewer cars on the road
Yearly reductions in fuel consumption
7.2 million litres
In the news
Big milestones reached for major Ontario Line contracts
November 22, 2022
Awarding two contracts & issuing RFQs for two others brings project closer to major construction. [Read more]
Preferred teams selected for two major Ontario Line contracts
September 22, 2022
Identification of delivery partners a big step forward for 15.6-km subway line. [Read more]
Exhibition & Corktown ready for future Ontario Line construction
August 26, 2022
Metrolinx teams work to prepare key sites for future construction. Find out what’s been happening. [Read more]
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Initial Business Case released
Phased environmental assessment process begins
Preliminary Design Business Case released
Request for Proposals issued for Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance contract
Request for Proposals issued for Southern Civils, Stations and Tunnels contract
Official groundbreaking ceremony held for early upgrades to Exhibition Station
Phased environmental assessment process concludes
Contract awarded for Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance
Contract awarded for Southern Civils, Stations and Tunnels contract
Request for Qualifications issued for Pape Tunnel and Underground Stations contract
Request for Qualifications issued for Elevated Guideway and Stations contract
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