Line 1 Yonge–University

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Line 1 Yonge–University
Toronto - TTC Union Station - Eastbound Platform (cropped).jpg
TTC - Line 1 - Yonge-University-Spadina line.svg
Northbound platform at Union
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Toronto subway
Locale Toronto, Ontario
Termini Finch
Vaughan Metro Centre
Stations 38[1]
Daily ridership 736,420 (2015 weekday avg)[1]
Operation
Opened March 30, 1954
Owner Toronto Transit Commission
Operator(s) Toronto Transit Commission
Depot(s) Wilson Yard, Davisville Yard
Rolling stock Toronto Rocket
Technical
Line length 38.8 km (24.1 mi)[2]
Track gauge 4 ft 10 78 in (1,495 mm)
Electrification Third rail, 600 V DC

The Yonge-University-Spadina Line is the oldest and most used subway line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is operated by the Toronto Transit Commission, has 32 stations and is 30.2 km in length. It opened in 1954, and had new stations added in 1963, 1973, 1974, 1978, and 1996.

The line runs from about 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. The subway runs every 4–5 minutes, with extra services (2–3 minutes) during rush hour times.

The 320 Yonge bus runs late at night when the subway is closed.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Toronto Transit Commission Subway ridership, 2015" (PDF). Toronto Transit Commission. Retrieved November 18, 2017. 
  2. "2011 TTC Operating Statistics". Toronto Transit Commission. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 

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