Image shows officers standing at opening to the bus terminal.

Tested – Emergency exercise sees new Union Station Bus Station put through paces (see the images)

On Sunday (Nov. 22), Toronto’s new bus hub was the scene of a mock disaster in preparation for opening day (Dec. 5). Inside a totally new environment, with two floors to navigate, Metrolinx teams – operations and control, transit safety and security, customer communications and media staff, along with all the senior management team – tested the organization’s emergency plan and staff’s ability to manage … Continue reading Tested – Emergency exercise sees new Union Station Bus Station put through paces (see the images)

Fire crews help a woman.

On alert – New Union Station Bus Station conducts test for disaster

As it prepares to soon open, Toronto’s new bus hub will be the backdrop to an emergency exercise to see how it – as well as transit experts from across the system – would deal with a crisis. Given it’s a totally new location, the Union Station Bus Terminal will offer a unique opportunity to prepare for the unexpected. Before the excitement of a grand … Continue reading On alert – New Union Station Bus Station conducts test for disaster