Glencairn Subway Station

Glencairn Subway Station Toronto | Map, Location, Parking and Address

Located in the Glen Park neighborhood of Toronto, Canada, Glencairn Station serves as a stop on the Yonge-University line, Toronto’s Line 1. Opened in 1978, the station sits in the median of William R. Allen Road at Glencairn Avenue and offers Wi-Fi access to its passengers. Currently undergoing accessibility improvements as part of the TTC’s Easier Access Program, Glencairn Station is expected to be fully accessible by 2024.

  • Glencairn Station is a stop on the Yonge-University subway line (Line 1) in Toronto.
  • Located at 785 Glencairn Avenue.
  • Opened in 1978.
  • Has two platforms.
  • Currently not wheelchair accessible.
  • Sees moderate ridership, ranking 67th out of 75 stations on the line.
  • Had an average of around 7,462 daily passengers in 2019.
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Glencairn Subway Station

Glencairn Station Summary:

  • Location: 785 Glencairn Avenue, Toronto
  • Accessibility: Not accessible (as of March 6, 2024)
  • Number of Levels: 3
  • Platform Type: Center platform
  • Entrances:
    • 2 on Glencairn Ave. (stair access only)
    • 1 on Viewmount Ave. (fare gate and stairs to platform)
  • Station Levels:
    • Level 1: Street level – entrances, bus transfer, stairs to lower levels
    • Level 2: Concourse – fare gates, escalators/stairs to other levels
    • Level 3: Platform – northbound/southbound trains, escalators/stairs to other levels
  • Important notes:
    • DWA (Designated Waiting Area) is located near the 5th car of the train on both northbound and southbound platforms.
    • Specific locations of stairs and escalators are detailed in the full description but not included here for brevity.

Glencairn Station operates with the following hours:

  • Saturday & Holidays: 6:00 AM to 2:10 AM
  • Sunday: 7:45 AM to 2:10 AM
  • Monday to Friday: 5:50 AM to 2:15 AM

Not available

  • Between Train Platform and Concourse:
    • Up escalators run continuously.
    • Down escalators run continuously.
  • Between Concourse and Street:
    • South side: Up escalator runs continuously.
    • Northside: Down escalator runs constantly.
  • Line: 1 (Yonge-University)
  • Northbound: Trains to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre arrive every 3-10 minutes.
  • Southbound: Trains to Finch via Union arrive every 4-8 minutes.
  • Schedule: You can view the full schedule by clicking “View schedule” for each direction.

While there aren’t any major landmarks right next to Glencairn Station, there are a few interesting places nearby:

  • Viewmount Park: A small park located north of the station, featuring a playground, a splash pad, and a dog park.
  • Sir Anthony Van Dyck Public School: A short walk east of the station, this elementary school is known for its historic building built in 1928.
  • Rockcliffe Park: A larger park located a bit further west of the station, offering trails, sports fields, and a scenic lookout.

These are just a few options; depending on your interests, you might find other interesting spots to explore in the area.

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