New fare gates are being installed at stations across the TTC until early 2018. See below for active construction projects at TTC subway stations - organized alphabetically.

Details about new fare gates

  • Turnstiles will be removed and replaced with new, PRESTO-enabled fare gates.
  • The new gates will provide easier access and offer greater flexibility for flow of traffic into and out of stations.
  • Customers may also use cash, tickets, tokens and Metropasses, however, anyone paying by cash, tickets or tokens, must enter through the collector booth aisle at the main entrance.
  • Station ambassadors will be available to help direct customers into stations throughout construction.

For general information on PRESTO, including the fare gate installation schedule, please see our PRESTO page.

For fare gate related construction inquiries, please contact Lito Romano, Senior Community Liaison Officer, 416-397-8699, lito.romano@ttc.ca.


Bathurst Station - main entrance

Start date: October 5

Approximate end date: late November

  • The collector booth will be closed during the construction.
  • Customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens and TTC passes from this station when the booth is closed.
  • Customers will enter and exit the station through a temporary walkway within the bus bay.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO customers.

Markham automatic entrance

Start date: October 4

Approximate end date: mid-January

  • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on October 6 until mid-January.
  • When construction ends customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC Pass or PRESTO card.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Bathurst Station.


Bloor-Yonge Station - main entrance

Start date: October 23

  • The construction will be done in two phases. Customers will enter the station through the collector booth aisle or through a temporary station collector entrance
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

South entrance - Xerox Centre

Start date: October 26

  • The construction will be done in two phases. Customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector entrance.
  • The collector booth will be open for fare media sales only. Customers will not be able to enter the station through the collector booth aisle.

Yonge Street automatic entrance

Start date: November 1

  • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on November 1 until the middle of January 2018.
  • When construction is completed, customers will only be able to access this entrance with a PRESTO card.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Bloor Yonge Station.


Broadview Station - main entrance

Start date: September 28

Fare gate construction at Broadview Station will be conducted in two phases.

  • In the first phase of construction customers will enter and exit the station through the collector booth aisle.
  • The collector booth will be closed during the second phase of construction.
  • During the closure customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station.
  • Customers can enter the station through a temporary station collector aisle.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available during both phases of construction.

College Station

Start date: November 10

Approximate end date: early January 2018

  • The station will close at 10 p.m. on November 14-16 and again on November 20.
  • During the early closure, subway trains will not stop at the station. Customers can use Wellesley or Dundas stations to access the subway.
  • During operating hours, customers can enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during the construction.

Customer service representatives will be available during the construction. To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in College Station.


Don Mills Station - main entrance

Start date: October 2

  • The collector booth will be closed for sales. During this closure, customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station. Customers will be able to enter the station through a temporary station collector entrance.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

Dundas Station

Start date: September 10

  • During operating hours, customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle. A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during the construction. Customer service representatives will be available during the construction.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Dundas Station.


Finch Station - main entrance

Start date: January 8, 2018

  • The construction will be done in two phases. Customers will enter the station through the collector booth aisle or through a temporary station collector entrance
  • PRESTO card readers will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

North automatic entrance

Start date: January 10, 2018

Approximate end date: Mid-March 2018

  • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on January 10 until the middle of March 2018.
  • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card.
  • Customers paying by tickets, tokens or cash must use the main entrance.

East automatic entrance

Start date: January 15, 2018

Approximate end date: end of March 2018

  • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on January 15 until the end of March 2018.
  • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card.
  • Customers paying by tickets, tokens or cash must use the main entrance.

Pemberton automatic entrance

Start date: January 18, 2018

Approximate end date: end of March 2018

  • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on January 18 until the end of March 2018.
  • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card.
  • Customers paying by tickets, tokens or cash must use the main entrance.

 To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Finch Station.


Musuem Station

Start date: October 27

Approximate end date: end of January 2018

  • The station will close at 10 p.m. on November 1-2 and again on November 6-7.
  • During the early closure, subway trains will not stop at the station. Customers can use St George or Queen’s Park stations to access the subway.
  • During operating hours, customers can enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available beside the station collector during construction.

Customer service representatives will be available during the construction.To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Museum Station.


Queen Station

Start date: October 18

Approximate end date: end of November

  • The collector booth at the Albert Street entrance will be closed for the first phase of construction. Customers will need to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from the north or southbound entrances.
  • From October 18 to 19 the station will close at 11 p.m.
  • The station will be closed for the weekend of October 20 to 22. It will re-open at 6 a.m. on October 23.
  • From October 23 until the end of November the station will close at 11 p.m.
  • During the early and weekend closures subway trains will not stop at the station. Customers should use Dundas or King stations to access the subway.
  • During operating hours, customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • PRESTO card readers will be available during the construction.
  • Customer service representatives will be available during the construction.

To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Queen Station.


Scarborough Centre Station - main entrance

Start date: September 29

Faregate construction will be conducted in two phases.

  • Customers will enter the station the station through a temporary station collector or through the collector booth aisle.
  • The collector booth will be closed during the second phase of construction. During the closure customers will not be able to purchase tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station. Customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector.
  • A PRESTO card reader will be available during both phases of construction.

Brian Harrison Way - automatic entrance

Start date: September 28

  • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. September 28 until the middle of January 2018.
  • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC pass or PRESTO card.

      GO Bus - automatic entrance

      Start date: October 2

      • The entrance will close at 11 p.m. on Oct. 2. It will be closed until mid-November.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance with a PRESTO card.
      • To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Scarborough Centre Station.

      Sheppard-Yonge Station - main entrance

      Start date: December 8

      • The construction will be done in two phases. Customers will enter the station through the collector booth aisle or through a temporary station collector aisle.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

      Hullmark entrance

      Start date: December 10

      • The construction will be done in two phases.  
      • Phase one - customers can enter and exit the station through the collector booth aisle.
      • Phase two - customers can enter and exit the station through a temporary station collector aisle.
      • The collector booth at this entrance will be closed during construction.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available during construction.
      • When construction ends customers will only be able to access this entrance with a TTC Pass or PRESTO card.

      West automatic entrance

      Start date: December 11

      • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. December 14 until 6 a.m. December 16.
      • When the entrance re-opens on December 17, customers can enter the station through a temporary station collector aisle.
      • When construction ends, customers will only be able to access this entrance by PRESTO card.

      Harlandale automatic entrance

      Start date: December 14

      • The entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on December 14 until 6 a.m. on December 16.
      • When the entrance re-opens on December 17, customers will enter the station through a temporary station collector aisle.  
      • When construction ends, customers will only be able to access this entrance with a PRESTO card.

      Poyntz automatic entrance

      Start date: Mid-March 2018

      • The entrance will close in mid-February for some pre-construction work that is needed before the fare gate construction begins.
      • When construction ends, customers will only be able to access this entrance by PRESTO card.

      To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Sheppard-Yonge Station.


      St George Station - Bedford Road entrance

      Start date: October 12

      • The collector booth will be closed in phase two. Customers will not be able to buy tickets, tokens or TTC passes from this station when the booth is closed.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

      OISE automatic entrance

      Start date: October 23

      • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on October 23 until the middle of January.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by TTC Pass or PRESTO card. To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in St George Station.

      Union Station

      Fare gate construction will be conducted in two phases at Union Station.

      Phase 1 - December 6 to March 2018

      Brookfield east entrance

      • Customers can enter and exit the station through a temporary station collector aisle.

      West and north exits

      Portion of north fare line

      • Customers can visit one of the other collector booths at the station to purchase fares. A temporary collector aisle will be available for customer entry.

      Phase 2 - March 2018 to June 2018

      South fare line

      • Customers can enter the station through the collector booth aisle or temporary station collector aisle at the south fare line.
      • Customers can also enter the station through the Brookfield automatic entrance or the west entrance/exit.

      Remaining portion of north fare line

      • The collector booth will be open for sales.

      Brookfield Rotunda

      To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in Union Station.


      York Mills Station

      Start date: October 11

      • The construction will be done in two phases. Customers will enter and exit the station through the collector booth aisle.
      • A PRESTO card reader will be available for PRESTO card customers during both phases of construction.

      Old York Mills Road - automatic entrance

      Start date: October 11

      • This entrance will be closed from 11 p.m. on October 11 until the middle of January 2018.
      • When construction is complete customers will only be able to access this entrance by PRESTO card.

      To purchase a PRESTO card visit the Gateway Newstand in York Mills Station.