Nov. 14, 2018

TTC Subway Tunnel - 1995

A TTC subway train violently rear-ends another on a stretch of the Spadina line under Russell Hill Drive, between St. Clair West and Dupont Stations - The rush hour crash buckled both trains together, killing three people and injuring at least 30 others - A coroner’s inquest and TTC investigation found that the very inexperienced driver of the train had disobeyed signals - The final report listed 236 recommendations for improving safety equipment and training. All have since been implemented - The crash remains the deadliest in the TTC’s history -

Photo - Rene Johnston/Toronto Star file photo