Metrolinx will host a large joint emergency exercise at Union Station this weekend from 11 p.m. Saturday, November 2 to 5 a.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019. The exercise will involve various emergency services and will involve actors, professional makeup artists and fake smoke near platforms. TTC services will operate as usual.

During the exercise, TTC access from Front Street will be affected. TTC customers will still be able to access Union subway station. However, the following sidewalk closures will be in effect around the station:

  • Pedestrian walkways and northbound lanes of York Street, from Bremner to Front Street; and
  • Pedestrian walkways and eastbound lanes of Front Street, from York Street to Bay Street.