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
An easier ride for this dogwalker on the Ontario Line
September 5, 2023
Not just for downtown commuters, it will help this dogwalker to get work near Jimmie Simpson Park. [Read more]
Ontario Line progress for Toronto’s east end
July 21, 2023
Major transformation underway to bring almost 30,000 people closer to transit. [Read more]
TFC fans excited about Ontario Line subway rides to BMO Field
May 24, 2023
The Ontario Line will get people from Don Mills & Eglinton to Exhibition GO in less than 30 minutes. [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
Project agreement signed for Pape Tunnel and Underground Stations contract
Project agreement signed for Elevated Guideway and Stations contract
Learn more about the Ontario Line's procurement milestones on Infrastructure Ontario's project page.
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