Main Street Subway Station Becomes Accessible

TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CNW/ - Tomorrow morning, Tuesday, November 23rd, the media is invited to attend the official opening of the new elevators at the Main Street Station. Main Street Station becomes the 22nd subway/rt station to become accessible. The event takes place at Main Street Station (2550 Danforth Avenue) at 10:30 a.m.

The Main Street Station elevators allow for easier access from street level to both the eastbound and westbound subway platforms. Station features include an automatic sliding entrance door, an easier access fare gate, and intercom and closed circuit TV systems.

Main Street Station was identified as one of the key stations because of its high usage, approximately 25,000 people per day, and the connection to 8 TTC routes.

By 2007, 29 of the TTC’s 69 subway/rt stations will be accessible.

For further information: contact Marilyn Bolton, Media Relations, (416) 393-3741