Commuter GO train partially underwater after Toronto floods, passengers evacuated by zip-line

Crazy news…. night folks

National Post | News

Jessica Moore, who works in the head office of Indigo in Toronto’s business core, dashed through torrential rain to Union Station, and caught the 5:30 p.m. GO Train home to Richmond Hill. She was on the train a lot longer than she expected.

About 15 minutes after her train left Union Station, the train halted as the Don Valley filled with storm water from the deluge.

She and all the other passengers on the crowded commuter train waited more than six hours to be rescued from the half-submerged train.

The flooding conditions came after a record-breaking 123 mm of rain fell over a few hours in Toronto. The previous single-day record was 122 mm set in 1954 during Hurricane Hazel.

Early Tuesday morning, standing on an offramp of Bayview Avenue where the road rises to Castle Frank subway station — a ramp crowded with fire engines, police cruisers, ambulances, command posts, media…

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