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Lower Bay Station

This bricked over, abandoned subway station can still be reached via a secret gateway

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The Lower Bay station was originally meant to divert trains from the nortbound to eastbound in Toronto's subway. However, the station was used for only half a year in 1966, and soon closed. The entrance was bricked, and the station has remained abandoned for half a century. People love mystery, and deserted areas have always provided some special intrigue for adventurous souls. The station has been repeatedly chosen as a setting for some film episodes, and occasionally opened to the public on special occasions like the Nuit Blanche Festival.

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How do people get in, if the station was bricked over? In fact, there's a secret gateway through unmarked fire doors. Anyone feeling an urge to explore can check it out during Doors Open Toronto weekend in late May.

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