Ossington (TTC)

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Ossington
TTC - Line 2 - Bloor-Danforth line.svg
Ossington TTC tiles.JPG
Station statistics
Address 746 Ossington Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Coordinates 43°39′44″N 79°25′36″W / 43.66222°N 79.42667°W / 43.66222; -79.42667Coordinates: 43°39′44″N 79°25′36″W / 43.66222°N 79.42667°W / 43.66222; -79.42667
Connections BSicon BUS1.svg TTC buses
Structure type underground
Platforms side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 25 February 1966
Presto card No
Traffic
Passengers (2012-13[1]) 24,330
Services
Preceding station   TTC   Following station
toward Kipling
TTC - Line 2 - Bloor-Danforth line.svg Bloor–Danforth
toward Kennedy

Ossington is a subway station on the Bloor–Danforth line in Toronto, Canada. It is located at Ossington Avenue just north of Bloor Street West and opened in 1966 as part of the original segment of the subway line.

Entrances[edit]

The main station entrance is on the west side of Ossington Avenue, just north of Bloor. There is a second automatic entrance, which can only be entered using tokens or Metropasses, on Delaware Avenue, beside a TTC electrical substation.

Surface connections[edit]

Bus platforms at Ossington Station
63B northboundto St. Clair Avenue and southbound to Liberty Village

Easier access program[edit]

In the summer of 2014, work has begun on the station to make it accessible to all customers. Improvements to the station include two new elevators to access the subway platforms, automatic sliding doors, barrier free access to the platform, security upgrades, and signage improvements.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subway ridership, 2012-2013". Toronto Transit Commission. "This table shows the typical number of customer-trips made on each subway on an average weekday and the typical number of customers travelling to and from each station platform on an average weekday. Five stations serve two subways, and so are listed twice, once for each subway" 
  2. ^ "TTC Ossington Station". Toronto Transit Commission. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ossington Station at Wikimedia Commons