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No subway service, August 19, 20:
Kipling to Islington


The TTC is closing its Line 2 Bloor - Danforth subway line between Kipling and Islington stations Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20. All Line 2 trains operate only between Islington and Kennedy Stations this weekend.

Frequent shuttle buses replace subway service, operating along Bloor Street West between Kipling and Islington stations.

The TTC is extending the path for buses operating along the 192 Airport rocket route this weekend. Buses drop off or pick up passengers in Kipling Station bus terminal, but they also continue further eastward to start and end their trips in Islington Station terminal. The TTC is also operating more buses along the route.

Wheel-Trans vehicles also operate between Kipling and Islington stations. Speak to any TTC staff member to ask for Wheel-Trans service.

If you are travelling westbound along the subway and need an elevator, exit the train at Jane Station and ask any TTC staff member for Wheel-Trans.

While this section of the subway is closed, TTC crews are upgrading the tracks between the stations. This weekend, they’re replacing rails and ties the ties and rails between the Bloor Street West bridge and Islington Station. They’ve been working overnight since Thursday, July 27 to prepare for this project by removing the ballast — gravel between the rails.

This is the first time this year that the TTC has closed this section of the subway over a weekend. It will close the same section of Line 2 Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24.

In this video, the TTC’s chief executive officer Andy Byford and Executive Director of Corporate Communications Brad Ross explain why the TTC closes parts of the subway weekends.