TTC New Year's Eve service free after 7 p.m. thanks to Corby Spirit and Wine

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - On New Year's Eve, the Toronto Transit Commission will offer free, extended service from 7 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2013 to 7 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2014 thanks to a new, three-year partnership with Corby Spirit and Wine.

"We are delighted to partner with the TTC to offer Torontonians a safe way to go to and from their festivities on New Year's Eve. As a company, we have zero tolerance for impaired driving and hope this partnership will further promote this message. Don't pay the price: enjoy this holiday season, and enjoy it responsibly by not drinking and driving and making sure no one around you does either," said Corby President and CEO Patrick O'Driscoll.

"Through their three-year agreement with TTC to sponsor our free New Year's Eve service, Corby Spirit and Wine is highlighting the important public service our TTC provides and the need to act responsibly by not drinking and driving," said TTC Chair Karen Stintz. "On behalf of my Council colleagues and fellow Commissioners, I thank Corby Spirit and Wine for their contribution and for helping the TTC keep Toronto safe.  Please welcome the New Year with the TTC."

Late night service will be extended on most routes. Specific details are as follows:

Tuesday, December 31 - New Year's Eve

  • Most routes with Monday-Friday late evening service will continue until 4 a.m., with the Blue Night Network operating from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Last trains on the Yonge-University-Spadina line will leave Union Station at 3:30 a.m. for Finch Station and 3:34 a.m. for Downsview Station.
  • Last trains on the Bloor-Danforth line will leave Bloor-Yonge Station at 3:37 a.m. for Kipling Station and at 3:37 a.m. for Kennedy Station.
  • Last train on the Scarborough RT line will leave Kennedy Station at 4:07 a.m. for McCowan Station.
  • Last train on the Sheppard line will leave Sheppard-Yonge Station at 3:58 a.m. for Don Mills Station.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - New Year's Day:

  • Sunday service.
  • Subway starts at 9 a.m.

About Corby

Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wines. Corby's portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's®, Lot 40®, and Pike Creek ® Canadian whiskies as well as Lamb's® rum, Polar Ice® vodka and McGuinness® and Criollo® liqueurs. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the spirits and wine industry, Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, The Glenlivet® and Ballantine's® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob's Creek®, Wyndham Estate®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo® and Graffigna® wines. Corby was named one of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada in both 2012 and 2013. Corby is a publicly traded company based in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols CSW.A and CSW.B. For further information, please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn.



Image with caption: "Corby Spirit and Wine CEO Patrick O'Driscoll, and TTC Chair Karen Stintz, announcing 3-year partnership to offer free transportation on New Year's Eve 7pm-7am. (CNW Group/Corby Spirit and Wine Communications)". Image available at:

SOURCE: Corby Spirit and Wine Communications

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Toronto Transit Commission

Corporate Communications


Corby Spirit and Wine
Amandine Robin
Manager, Communications


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