Remembering the Russell Hill Subway Accident


Wed, Aug 11th, 2010 16:45 by capnasty NEWS

It was fifteen years ago today (August 11) that two subway cars collided on the Yonge-University line, killing three people and injuring 140.

A small brass plaque, buried in the subway tunnel between St. Clair West and Dupont stations at the spot where the crash occurred, commemorates the lives lost. But, other than whizzing by that small marker, there's not much to remember the worst subway crash in Canadian history.

Paul Terefenko and Joshua Errett of Now Magazine ask: Should there be?



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