Category Archives: O-Train

Update on Transit Service during Confederation Line Construction – December 2015 and January 2016

Ottawa – Councillor Stephen Blais, Chair of the Transit Commission, and John Manconi, OC Transpo General Manager, along with staff from the Rail Implementation Office and OC Transpo delivered a technical briefing today on the next phase of transit service adjustments to allow for O-Train Confederation Line construction. Transit service between Lees and Hurdman Stations […]

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Notice of Commencement of Transit Project Assessment Process Trillium Line Extension

The Project The City of Ottawa is developing a plan to extend and expand the City’s existing diesel-powered O-Train Trillium Line service from Greenboro Station to Riverside South (Bowesville Road) and to the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. The plan will include options to service the growing communities of Riverside South and Leitrim, the Airport and […]

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Airport Parkway Safety Audit #2

Councillor Riley Brockington and Councillor Diane Deans to lead 2nd Safety Audit of the Airport Parkway Pedestrian Bridge and connecting Pathways. On February 3rd, 2015, Councillors Diane Deans and Riley Brockington led a group of residents, city officials and OC Transpo personnel on a safety audit of the Airport Parkway Pedestrian Bridge and surrounding pathways. […]

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O-Train Trillium Line temporarily replaced by Route 107 overnight Friday, August 21 [cancelled]

UPDATE:  O-Train Trillium Line still in service Friday night August 21, 2015 – Ottawa – The closure of the O-Train Trillium Line initially scheduled for the night of Friday, August 21, is no longer required.  The specialized equipment supplied and operated by our track maintenance contractor required for this service is not available for the […]

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City of Ottawa and partners launch Stage 2 LRT funding request

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Council members, and representatives from Ottawa’s business, tourism and academic communities have united together to officially launch the City’s LRT Stage 2 funding request to the federal and provincial governments.  The Stage 2 project will further reduce commute times by adding 19 new stations and 30 kilometres of rail to […]

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O-Train Confederation Line track installation begins with laying of first rail

Ottawa – Today, Royal Galipeau, MP (Ottawa–Orléans), Bob Chiarelli, MPP (Ottawa West–Nepean) and Mayor Jim Watson installed the first official rail track of the O-Train Confederation Line light rail transit project. This milestone sets the stage for the City’s Transitway to be converted to light rail, beginning this summer. Construction of the track along the entire line […]

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