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.

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) ​The 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: Line 1 O-Train operational update – October 18, 2019

The City of Ottawa media relations just released to media the following memo that was sent to the mayor and…

O-Train Fans Rider's Checklist - Second Edition - Oct 2019

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

Memo: Confederation Line Operational Update - October 10, 2019

The following is a memo released by the City of Ottawa to media.Below is an update on this morning's transit operations,…

Memo: O-Train Line 1 Update - October 9, 2019

Please find attached a memo regarding O-Train Line 1 – October 9 delays during AM peak service, released to media…

The Latest

Memo: Line 1 O-Train operational update – October 18, 2019

The City of Ottawa media relations just released to media the following memo that was sent to the mayor and…

O-Train Fans Rider's Checklist - Second Edition - Oct 2019

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

Memo: Confederation Line Operational Update - October 10, 2019

The following is a memo released by the City of Ottawa to media.Below is an update on this morning's transit operations,…

Memo: O-Train Line 1 Update - October 9, 2019

Please find attached a memo regarding O-Train Line 1 – October 9 delays during AM peak service, released to media…

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) ​The 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…