Dufferin Station Modernization

Dufferin Station main entrance
  • Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance
  • Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance
  • Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance
  • Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance
  • Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance
  • Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance

Dufferin Station opened its doors in 1966 as part of the brand new Bloor-Danforth Subway line. Only those stations west of Keele and east of Woodbine would open later (1968). Over 25,000 people use the subway platforms at Dufferin Station each day. The Dufferin 29 bus route is the fifth busiest bus route in the system.

Dufferin Station is being modernized to for a barrier-free path to all levels of the station including:

Elevators to access the station concourse and eastbound and westbound platforms
One accessible fare gate
Automatic sliding doors at station entrances
Improved way finding signage
All of the modifications were reviewed by the Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit.
Some other upgrades customers can look forward to:

Two second exits from platform to street level;
New wall, ceiling and stair finishes and refurbished floors;
Expanded station building with additional entrances, increased waiting area and new stairs from street level to concourse;
Canopies over sidewalks on both sides of Dufferin Street;
Expanded northbound bus bay and dedicated bus stop lanes;
New fare line and collector booth;
New light fixtures;
Security upgrades;
Updated signage;
New landscaping and bicycle parking at expanded station building;
“Green” initiatives such as a cool roof, LED lighting and reduced storm water run off.

Project information

Dufferin and Bloor, Toronto
Transit
Complete
November, 2014
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