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New TTC streetcar debuts on Spadina
The longer streetcars have been running on the Spadina line since 10 a.m. Sunday
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You've heard a lot of about the new TTC streetcars that are going to be rolled out on Toronto streets, and on Sunday, the first one will hit the road.

The new cars will begin running on the Spadina line at 10 a.m.

The new Bombardier-built streetcars are almost twice as long as the TTC's current standard-length unit. Each train is made up of five cars.

WATCH: What it's like to ride the new TTC streetcar

There will be a new way to validate your fare as well. Instead of going to the driver, passengers will use a ride vending machine or a ticket validator when they board.

The proof-of-payment stubs are what you would use as a transfer. If you use a metropass, you won't have to validate your fare.

TTC spokesperson Brad Ross says they will have ambassadors at each station to help riders adjust.

Next year, the new streetcars will begin running on the 511 Bathurst and the 509 Harbourfront.
Between 2015 and 2016, new cars will run on the 505 Dundas route.

The roll out continues through to 2019.

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You've heard a lot of about the new TTC streetcars that are going to be rolled out on Toronto streets, and on Sunday, the first one will hit the road.

The new cars will begin running on the Spadina line at 10 a.m.

The new Bombardier-built streetcars are almost twice as long as the TTC's current standard-length unit. Each train is made up of five cars.

WATCH: What it's like to ride the new TTC streetcar

There will be a new way to validate your fare as well. Instead of going to the driver, passengers will use a ride vending machine or a ticket validator when they board.

The proof-of-payment stubs are what you would use as a transfer. If you use a metropass, you won't have to validate your fare.

TTC spokesperson Brad Ross says they will have ambassadors at each station to help riders adjust.

Next year, the new streetcars will begin running on the 511 Bathurst and the 509 Harbourfront.
Between 2015 and 2016, new cars will run on the 505 Dundas route.

The roll out continues through to 2019.

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