Ottawa's LRT Enthusiasts


Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the Light Rail Transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the Light Rail system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. Our site also features informational videos with key people in the city where we get first hand information on the LRT straight from the source. We invite you to please check back frequently as new content is added regularly.
 

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the Light Rail Transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the Light Rail system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. Our site also features informational videos with key people in the city where we get first hand information on the LRT straight from the source. We invite you to please check back frequently as new content is added regularly.
 
 

The Latest

Memo: Assignment of 40 Buses

Please find attached a memo regarding the assignment of 40 buses, sent to members of council and released to media…

Memo: Statement from RTG and RTM

Please find attached an update on the Statement from Rideau Transit Group and Rideau Transit Maintenance on the O-Train Confederation…

O-Train Fans Rider's Checklist - Third Edition - Nov 2019

With the recent opening of the O-Train Line 1 : Confederation Line, we recognize that a lot of people want…

Transit Commission meeting (Transit Budget 2020 and Multimodal Service Update) - November 6, 2019

The Transit Comission received a status update on the O-Train Line 1: Confederation Line, as well as the resulting changes,…

Featured Content

Alstom Citadis Spirit

The Alstom Citadis Spirit is a four-module light rail vehicle (LRV) built by Alstom. The LRVs were built at Alstom's plant in Hornell, New York, the…

Alstom Coradia LINT 41

The trainsets being transported by ship. (Photo Credit : Alstom Transport / Agathe Alcaras) ‚ÄčThe Alstom Coradia LINT 41 is a two-car articulated rail train…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator. Learn about how the LRV is…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Coradia LINT simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Coradia LINT simulator. Learn about how the O-Train is…

Behind the Scenes : Walkley Yard - Maintenance and Storage Facility

Walkley Yard is the maintenance and storage facility that services the trains of OC Transpo's O-Train Trillium Line (Line 2). It is located just northeast…

Confederation Line - Simulated Run from Blair to Tunney's Pasture

O-Train Fans takes a ride on the Confederation Line, courtesy of OC Transpo's operator training simulator. On this less than 24 minute trip, we travel…

Confederation Line - Technical Facts with John Manconi, General Manager

John Manconi, General Manager of Transportation Services in the City of Ottawa, goes over a multitude of technical facts, features, and capabilities of the Confederation…

Welcome aboard the O-Train Confederation Line

Mayor Jim Watson today marked the official opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, with the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation for the…

The Latest

Memo: Assignment of 40 Buses

Please find attached a memo regarding the assignment of 40 buses, sent to members of council and released to media…

Memo: Statement from RTG and RTM

Please find attached an update on the Statement from Rideau Transit Group and Rideau Transit Maintenance on the O-Train Confederation…

O-Train Fans Rider's Checklist - Third Edition - Nov 2019

With the recent opening of the O-Train Line 1 : Confederation Line, we recognize that a lot of people want…

Transit Commission meeting (Transit Budget 2020 and Multimodal Service Update) - November 6, 2019

The Transit Comission received a status update on the O-Train Line 1: Confederation Line, as well as the resulting changes,…

Featured Content

Alstom Citadis Spirit

The Alstom Citadis Spirit is a four-module light rail vehicle (LRV) built by Alstom. The LRVs were built at Alstom's plant in Hornell, New York, the…

Alstom Coradia LINT 41

The trainsets being transported by ship. (Photo Credit : Alstom Transport / Agathe Alcaras) ‚ÄčThe Alstom Coradia LINT 41 is a two-car articulated rail train…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator. Learn about how the LRV is…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Coradia LINT simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Coradia LINT simulator. Learn about how the O-Train is…

Behind the Scenes : Walkley Yard - Maintenance and Storage Facility

Walkley Yard is the maintenance and storage facility that services the trains of OC Transpo's O-Train Trillium Line (Line 2). It is located just northeast…

Confederation Line - Simulated Run from Blair to Tunney's Pasture

O-Train Fans takes a ride on the Confederation Line, courtesy of OC Transpo's operator training simulator. On this less than 24 minute trip, we travel…

Confederation Line - Technical Facts with John Manconi, General Manager

John Manconi, General Manager of Transportation Services in the City of Ottawa, goes over a multitude of technical facts, features, and capabilities of the Confederation…

Welcome aboard the O-Train Confederation Line

Mayor Jim Watson today marked the official opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, with the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation for the…