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is a station on the Bloor–Danforth line of the subway system
The Toronto subway and RT is a rapid transit system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, consisting of both underground and elevated railway lines, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission . It was Canada's first completed subway system, with the first line being built under Yonge Street, which opened in...
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. It is located at 650 Danforth Avenue
Danforth Avenue is an east-west arterial road in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its western end begins in Old Toronto from the Prince Edward Viaduct as a continuation of Bloor Street and continues through East York until intersecting with Kingston Road in Scarborough...
at Pape Avenue. It was opened in 1966. It is located on the site of the former Lipton Loop, which was the terminus of the Harbord streetcar route and the Leaside bus route.
In terms of accessibility, Pape Station does not as yet have elevator service from the subway level to the surface. Escalator service is available from the subway level to the surface.
The Church of the Holy Name, a prominent architectural landmark on The Danforth, is located nearby. The station is in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood.
- 72 Pape to Eastern Ave. (Service suspended due to station modernization. Buses are relocated to Donlands Station to the east)
- 72A to Union Station
Union Station is a station on the Yonge–University–Spadina line of the Toronto subway and RT. Opened in 1954 along with the first twelve subway stations of Toronto, it is located between the Yonge Street and University Avenue sections of the line at 55 Front Street West between Bay Street and York...
- 81 Thorncliffe Park to Thorncliffe Park
The once planned Downtown Relief Line
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would have built another station below Pape to connect to the Bloor-Danforth line and to serve as the northern terminus at Phase One. The station would have likely been renamed Pape-Danforth.
Station modernization and Transit City proposal
Pape is the first station scheduled to be renovated under a new modernization program, which will update the visual, safety and infrastructure aspects of many older stations. The renovations include adding a second entrance to the platform level, installation of elevators, new wall treatments public art and upgraded lighting and upgrading ventilation and fire safety systems. The project was scheduled to begin in 2008, but due to delays the contractor did not mobilize on the site until 28 September 2009.
The Transit City
Transit City was a plan for developing public transport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was first proposed and announced by then-Toronto Mayor David Miller and Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission Adam Giambrone on March 16, 2007...
proposal calls for a new LRT line known as the Don Mills LRT line, running along Don Mills Road from Steeles Avenue
Steeles Avenue is an east-west street that forms the northern city limit of Toronto and the southern limit of York Region, Ontario, Canada. It stretches across the western Greater Toronto Area from Milborough Townline in Halton Region east to the Scarborough-Pickering limit. It runs for within...
to Pape Station.