Broadview (TTC)

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TTC - Line 2 - Bloor-Danforth line.svg
Broadview TTC 8166.jpg
Location 769 Broadview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Coordinates 43°40′37″N 79°21′30″W / 43.67694°N 79.35833°W / 43.67694; -79.35833Coordinates: 43°40′37″N 79°21′30″W / 43.67694°N 79.35833°W / 43.67694; -79.35833
Platforms side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections BSicon BUS1.svg TTC buses
Structure type underground
Disabled access Yes
Opened 25 February 1966
Passengers (2013[1]) 30,540
Preceding station   TTC   Following station
toward Kipling
TTC - Line 2 - Bloor-Danforth line.svg Bloor–Danforth
toward Kennedy
toward Dundas West
504 King Terminus
Streetcar line
toward Dundas West
505 Dundas

Broadview is a subway station on the Bloor–Danforth line in Toronto, Canada. The entrance to the building is from Broadview Avenue just north of Danforth Avenue.

The station, which is the north-eastern terminus of the 504 King and 505 Dundas streetcar routes, has two streetcar platforms and five bus bays to allow riders to transfer between connecting routes.


Broadview Station was opened in 1966 as part of the original segment of the Bloor-Danforth line, from Keele Station in the west to Woodbine Station in the east.

In 2003, a renovation of the station began, adding an extra streetcar track, additional bus bays, new signage, and elevators/stairways to the platforms, satisfying fire safety requirements for a second exit.[2] The elevators entered service in 2006,[3] and the stairs from the westbound subway to the bus/streetcar platform afterwards. The next stage of the renovation was to build a stairway from the bus/streetcar platform to the eastbound subway platform. This was completed and opened in 2008; however, it was closed shortly afterwards due to water ingress.[4] It has since been re-opened.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station, located at the east end of the Prince Edward Viaduct, serves the local communities of Playter Estates, Greektown and Riverdale and nearby destinations such as The Music Hall and Riverdale Park.

Surface connections[edit]

  • 8 Broadview to Coxwell Ave & O'Connor Dr
  • 62 Mortimer to Main Street Station
  • 87A Cosburn to Main Street Station via East York Acres
87B to Coxwell Avenue
87C to Main Street Station
  • 100A Flemingdon Park to Eglinton Avenue and Don Mills Road
100B to Eglinton Avenue and Don Mills Road via Linkwood Lane
100C to Eglinton Station


Broadview Subway Station Parkette
Broadview Parkette 4159.jpg
Location 769 Broadview Ave at Erindale
Coordinates 43°40′38″N 79°21′30″W / 43.67722°N 79.35833°W / 43.67722; -79.35833
Area 932 m2 (10,030 sq ft)
Operated by Toronto Parks

The northwest corner of the station property, which was not required for transit purposes, was leased to the former City of Toronto’s Parks Department, since the early 1970s, for use as a public park. During the upgrading of the station facilities in the 2000s, part of the parkette land was required to expand the streetcar platforms and the remainder was used as a staging area during the construction.[3] Subsequently in 2010 the TTC declared this portion of the site surplus to its operating requirements and the City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation agreed to maintain the re-landscaped land for use as a parkette.[6]


  1. ^ "Subway ridership, 2013" (PDF). Toronto Transit Commission. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 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. 
  2. ^ "Broadview Station Modifications Approval Of Conceptual Layout". Toronto Transit Commission. December 9, 2002. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Jack Lakey (Jul 30, 2007). "Broadview station work is finally nearing an end". Toronto Star. Retrieved 22 September 2010. 
  4. ^ Munro, Steve. "Broadview Station Second Exit Stays Closed". Archived from the original on 2015-03-04. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  5. ^ Evergreen Brick Works Shuttle Service
  6. ^ Staff (January 14, 2010). "Part of 769 Broadview Avenue – Rezoning Application – Final Report" (PDF). City of Toronto. Retrieved August 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Broadview Station at Wikimedia Commons