Behind the scenes at TTC's maintenance shops to benefit United Way

The TTC is holding its annual open house to benefit the United Way at its Hillcrest facility. There will be a variety of activities for guests of all ages to enjoy, ranging from a golf challenge to a hockey shootout and paintball. Visitors can take a guided tour of the Harvey and Duncan Shops, see the vintage Peter Witt streetcar and the new low-floor streetcar, or simply enjoy the BBQ and corn roast.

Date: Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Hillcrest complex, 1138 Bathurst St.

A historic PCC streetcar will operate as a shuttle between Bathurst Station and the Hillcrest complex for those taking transit to the event.

Established in 1923, Harvey Shop is the major maintenance facility for the streetcar fleet, and component manufacturer for subway cars and buses. Duncan Shop is a major maintenance component overhaul facility for the TTC bus fleet.

Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children with all proceeds supporting the United Way.

Media contact:  TTC Corporate Communications, 416-981-1900,

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