Ottawa – There will be a planned service adjustment on O-Train Line 2, the Trillium Line, required so that the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) can carry out preparatory work for the future replacement of the Highway 417 overpass over O-Train Line 2. While the MTO completes preparatory works, OC Transpo will also perform annual […]
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Please find attached the O-Train Confederation Line Project Update presentation from today’s Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting. The full document is provided in the links below, as well as copies of the separate images.
Transit Commission receives information on LRT Operational Readiness, Electric Buses, and Para Transpo
Ottawa – Yesterday, the Transit Commission received a report regarding Customer Service Operational Readiness for the launch of O-Train Line 1, as well as a presentation on electric buses for OC Transpo’s bus fleet. The opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, will mark a historic transformation in the way transit service is delivered […]
Council approves Budget 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit Ottawa – Council today approved the budget for 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit, allowing construction of the City’s O-Train network expansion to begin this year. The approved Budget 2019 makes investments to build more affordable housing, close Ottawa’s infrastructure gap, expand public transit service […]
Please find attached the O-Train Confederation Line Project Update presentation from today’s Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting. The 360 degree virtual tour of the train from the presentation can be viewed at Octranspo.com/ready4rail. To open the presentation, click the photo below.
Information on the Stage 2 LRT project can be found online at www.Stage2LRT.ca including the technical briefing presentations from Friday, February 22, 2019. For your benefit, we have pasted the presentation below for your review. Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project – Presentation Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related Matters […]
The Finance and Economic Development Committee was briefed today on the progress of construction of the Confederation Line. City staff provided a project update with respect to key milestones achieved, notably concerning testing and commissioning. Trains are running in test mode from Tunney’s Pasture to Blair stations and have successfully completed tests to confirm end-to-end travel […]
From August 12 to August 19, Trillium Line service will be temporarily replaced by Route 107 bus service in order to facilitate planned required maintenance, such as brushing, tie inspections, repairs, etc., as has been done in previous years. It is standard practice to complete this work over the summer, when ridership is lowest, in […]
It was an honour to be part of the ‘Last Spike’ ceremony today for the Confederation Line in Ottawa. Please see below for the Media Release from the city regarding this historic event. Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson was joined today by Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, on behalf of the Honourable […]
Ottawa – OC Transpo’s spring service starts Sunday, April 22. Minor route changes will be made to help us get ready for rail and the opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, later this year. Other spring service changes include adjusted schedules and seasonal reductions to reflect the lower demand for service as the […]