Lansdowne station (Toronto)

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Lansdowne
TTC - Line 2 - Bloor-Danforth line.svg
Landsdown platform.jpg
Location 691 Lansdowne Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Coordinates 43°39′33″N 79°26′34″W / 43.65917°N 79.44278°W / 43.65917; -79.44278Coordinates: 43°39′33″N 79°26′34″W / 43.65917°N 79.44278°W / 43.65917; -79.44278
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access No
History
Opened 26 February 1966
Traffic
Passengers (2016[1]) 17,590
Services
Preceding station   TTC   Following station
toward Kipling
TTC - Line 2 - Bloor-Danforth line.svg Bloor–Danforth
toward Kennedy

Lansdowne is a subway station on the Bloor–Danforth line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main station entrance is located just north of Bloor Street on Lansdowne Avenue, with a secondary automated entrance on Emerson Avenue (entry here is with a physical TTC Metropass or Presto card only). Opened in 1966, the station lies approximately 561 metres (1,842 feet) from its nearest station to the west, Dundas West.[2] The station is in the Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction neighbourhood on the edge of the Bloordale Village strip. Wi-Fi service is available at this station.[3]

Under a GO Transit proposal for Regional Express Rail, a new station on their Barrie line would be built 200m west of this station and offer connections between the services.[4]

Surface connections[edit]

Bus stop outside the entrance on the east side of Lansdowne Avenue

A paper transfer is required to connect between the subway and buses, which use a curbside stops on either side of Lansdowne Avenue at this station.

TTC routes serving the station include:

Route Name Additional Information
47A/B/C Lansdowne Southbound to Queen Street West
47A Northbound to St. Clair Avenue
47B Northbound to Yorkdale station via Caledonia Road and Bridgeland Avenue
47C Northbound to Yorkdale Station via Caledonia Road and Orfus Road
(Rush hour service)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subway ridership, 2016" (PDF). Toronto Transit Commission. Retrieved July 3, 2018. 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. ^ Transit Toronto - Content: A History of Subways on Bloor and Queen Streets
  3. ^ "There's now free WiFi at over 40 TTC subway stations". blogTO. Retrieved 2016-12-21.
  4. ^ Spurr, Ben (June 21, 2016). "Locations of four new Toronto GO stations announced". Toronto Star. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lansdowne Station at Wikimedia Commons