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gweed123

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Perhaps they would build a higher capacity People Mover that links the Transit Hub to T1 & T3, a la Orlando International. It would be even better if the People Mover was behind a security checkpoint, so people could proceed either to US Border Pre-clearance or directly to their gate after using it.
 

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I can imagine the rail connections at Pearson being a Warden and Islington style connection. Stairs, elevators and escalators connecting the main floor to the Light Rail lines upstairs and the same downstairs for the GO lines. Even UPX could make a stop to ferry passengers to terminal 1 and Link train to terminal 3. Doesn't make sense getting rid of the link train for one very long bridge.
From preliminary drawings, this is how the connections will work. Regional rail on lower levels, and LRT above it.

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I suspect it will be yyz
From wiki:
This ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IATA-indexed_railway_stations ) is a list of IATA-indexed railway stations, which are assigned codes by the IATA, similar to IATA airport codes. Such railway stations are typically used in air-rail alliances or code sharing agreements (commonly known as "Rail Fly") between airlines and rail lines, particularly in Europe. By assigning railway stations an IATA code, passengers on trips involving those stations can be ticketed all the way. Sometimes they can get checked straight through to their final destination, without the bother of having to claim their baggage and check-in again when changing between the rail and air portions of a trip. At other places passengers have to carry their baggage on the train, but anyway need no separate train booking process.

See also: https://www.cntraveler.com/story/how-airports-get-their-codes
 

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From wiki:
This ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IATA-indexed_railway_stations ) is a list of IATA-indexed railway stations, which are assigned codes by the IATA, similar to IATA airport codes. Such railway stations are typically used in air-rail alliances or code sharing agreements (commonly known as "Rail Fly") between airlines and rail lines, particularly in Europe. By assigning railway stations an IATA code, passengers on trips involving those stations can be ticketed all the way. Sometimes they can get checked straight through to their final destination, without the bother of having to claim their baggage and check-in again when changing between the rail and air portions of a trip. At other places passengers have to carry their baggage on the train, but anyway need no separate train booking process.

See also: https://www.cntraveler.com/story/how-airports-get-their-codes
So if we designate Toronto Union Station as YYZ, passengers can continue from Pearson to downtown Toronto on the same airline fare. And vice-versa. Did I get that right?
 

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