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Any wonder my novel "Subway Hitchhikers" runs along surreal lines?

Fresh TTC subway tunnel - Tunnel Boring Machine Torkie's tunnel drive

Fresh TTC subway tunnel - Tunnel Boring Machine Torkie's tunnel drive

A Look Inside Toronto’s Newest Subway Tunnels  A guided tour through the still-unfinished tunnels of the Spadina Subway Extension

A Look Inside Toronto's Newest Subway Tunnels

A Look Inside Toronto’s Newest Subway Tunnels A guided tour through the still-unfinished tunnels of the Spadina Subway Extension

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12 metres beneath the silty soil of Downsview Park, the TTC's km, six-stop Spadina line extension is starting to take shape. Two giant circular.

Tunnelling for Spadina subway extension nears completion. Read more @ http://issuu.com/theeastyorkmirror/docs/eyb_xe_sep12 #Spadina #Subway #TTC #EastYork #Toronto #News

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Tunnelling for Spadina subway extension nears completion. Read more @ http://issuu.com/theeastyorkmirror/docs/eyb_xe_sep12 #Spadina #Subway #TTC #EastYork #Toronto #News

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 6

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 6

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 7

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 7

TTC - building a subway tunnel

Watch how a subway tunnel is constructed and witness the latest breakthrough of tunnel boring machine "Holey" that arrived at its final destination north of .

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 1.

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 2.

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 3.

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 4.

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image 5.

Torkie & Yorkie breaking through the headwall at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station site. Photos provided by Toronto Transit Commission, image

Tunnel boring machines - Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension

On November 2012 the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension's tunnel boring machines "Yorkie" and "Torkie" completed a rare double breakthrough at the ext.

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