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Downsview Station

This station is accessible

Yonge-University-Spadina

Bus platform, staircase and architectural features of Downsview Station.

Station features

  • Accessible: Yes
  • Washrooms
  • Token Vending Machine
  • Pass Vending Machine
  • Metropass purchase by debit or credit card
  • Passenger Pick-up and Drop-off
  • Centre platform
  • Parking

1 Service Advisory

107 Keele North - Road closure during Finch West Station construction

Route diverting northbound between Toro Road and Tangiers Road. Effective September 20, 2014.

Last updated September 26 2014, 8:16 AM

Yonge-University-Spadina Schedule

Yonge-University-Spadina trains run every 2-3 minutes during the rush hours and every 4-5 minutes outside the rush hours.

Train and direction Monday to Friday Saturday and Holidays Sunday
First Train southbound Monday to Friday 6:03 am Saturday and Holidays 6:00 am Sunday 9:00 am
Last Train southbound Monday to Friday 1:18 am Saturday and Holidays 1:18 am Sunday 1:18 am

Elevators

Lift Line - Call the Lift Line Service before you travel. 416-539-LIFT (5438)

Accessible Alternatives - In the event that your elevator is not in service, look for plans posted at each elevator. You can also view the plans before you travel. View the plan for Downsview.

Location Planned Service
Subway platform to Bus level No scheduled maintenance
Alert;
Passenger Pick up and Drop off to Concourse
October 18, 2009 - February 15, 2010
Automatic entrance - Concourse to Street level No scheduled maintenance

Escalators

Location Direction Planned Service
South End - Train Platform To Concourse Up At All Times No scheduled maintenance
Centre Train Platform To Concourse Down At All Times No scheduled maintenance
North End Train Platform To Concourse Up At All Times No scheduled maintenance
Collector Concourse To Bus Platform Up At All Times No scheduled maintenance
Bus Platform To Collector Concourse Down At All Times No scheduled maintenance
Passenger Pick-Up To Collector Concourse Down At All Times No scheduled maintenance
Collector Concourse To Passenger Pick-Up Up At All Times No scheduled maintenance

Parking

TTC Downsview Subway Station, at Sheppard Avenue West and Allen Road, has one parking lot.

  • No overnight parking allowed at any lot between 2:00 am and 5:00 am every day.

415 William R Allen Road

Effective on January 1, 2012:

  • Paid parking from 5:00 am to 2:00 am on weekdays. Parking is free on weekends and statutory holidays.
  • No overnight parking allowed at any lot between 2:00 am and 5:00 am every day.  
  • Daily rate is $4 between 5:00 am and 2:00 am.
  • Afternoon/Evening rate is $2 between 3:00 pm and 2:00 am.
  • Payment can be made by coin, VISA, MasterCard, or American Express.
  • Enter Downsview Lot from the east side of Allen Road, just south of Sheppard Avenue West; or from the south side of Sheppard Avenue West, just east of Allen Road.
  • Capacity is 632 spaces.

Map showing the location of the Downsview parking lot

Station Description

Station Overview

  • Address, 1035 Sheppard Avenue West
  • Accessible, Yes
  • Number of Levels, 3
  • Platform Type, Centre
  • Washrooms, located on the Concourse/Collector Level near the Collector booth
  • Connect to York Region Transit on Bus Platform

Entrances, 3

Sheppard Avenue, South Side Entrance, Accessible
  • Nearest Intersection, Sheppard Avenue West and Allen Road
  • Location on Street, on the south side of Sheppard Avenue West, travel 82 metres east of Allen Road, then continue 68 metres south to station entrance, via the walkway located east of the bus driveway
Sheppard Avenue, North Side Entrance, Accessible
  • Nearest Intersection, Sheppard Avenue West and Allen Road
  • Location on Street, on the north side of Sheppard Avenue West, 58 metres east of Allen Road
  • Elevator and stair access to Concourse Level
  • On Concourse Level, enter via an Automatic entrance or a walkway leading to the Collector
Passenger Pick up and Drop off Entrance, Accessible
  • Nearest Intersection, Sheppard Avenue West and Allen Road
  • Location on Street, on the south side of Sheppard Avenue West, 220 metres east of Allen Road, a signalized driveway leads to the PPUDO area, adjacent to the Accessible Station Entrance

Station Levels, 3

Note, Star indicates a level where customers enter the station.

Star, Street
  • Entrances
  • Elevator, escalator and stair access to Concourse Level
  • Bus Platform, can be accessed only via the Concourse Level
  • Wheel Trans transfer point, at Bus Platform, shares stop with route #117 Alness
Concourse/Collector
  • Collector and turnstiles
  • Elevator, escalator and stair access to Street Level
  • Elevator, escalator and stair access to Bus Platform Level
  • Elevator, escalator and stair access to Subway Platform Level
Subway Platform
  • Southbound trains
  • Elevator, escalator and stair access leading to Concourse Level and Bus Platform Levels

    Northbound
  • Elevator is located at the south end of the Subway Platform
  • Escalators are located near the first and fifth cars of the train
  • Stairs are located near the first, third and fifth cars of the train

    Southbound
  • Elevator is located at the south end of the Subway Platform
  • Escalators are located near the second and sixth cars of the train
  • Stairs are located near the second, fourth and sixth cars of the train

Designated Waiting Areas (DWAs)

TTC Customers at Designated Waiting Area on subway platform.

DWAs are located on all subway and rapid transit (RT) platforms for your safety and convenience while you are waiting for your train.

A DWA has brighter lights as well as an intercom, a closed-circuit television camera, a public telephone, and a bench to sit on while you wait.

Help

Stop Number: Find out when the next streetcar will arrive: text the Stop Number to 898882.

Accessible routes: The TTC provides accessible service on many routes. Not all stops or stations are accessible.




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