A comment in my review of David Miller’s platform triggered a technical discussion about this issue. To segregate this from the thread on Miller himself, I have moved the relevant information here. If you plan to add to this issue, please do so here.
The issue was previously reviewed in this post.
I made the comment:
Mayor Miller claims that we will improve capacity on the Yonge line by 40% through new trains and signalling. Running the trains more frequently will require changes at Finch Station (probably a northerly extension) to allow for faster turnarounds, and will definitely require some changes on the Spadina line (currently planned as part of the York U extension). Don’t plan to see those empty, uncrowded trains until a decade from now, at least.
This provoked various responses: Continue reading