Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the Light Rail Transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. The O-Train Fans website was born out of a desire to highlight this unique transit network, one that rivals those of other Canadian cities such as Montreal and Toronto. The arrival of the LRT is a significant milestone in the history of Ottawa, and recognizing this fact we felt it was important to showcase the LRT network, so that other interested people can learn more about what makes it special and unique.
O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the Light Rail system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. 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. We invite you to please check back frequently as new content is added regularly.

O-Train Map


Discussions

Why so slow?

The Montreal Metro’s average speed is 40km/h. Keep in mind though that it is rubber tire based so it is able to accelerate quicker and brake faster than steel wheel…

Why so slow?

Maybe it's the higher number of stops. If you check the OC Transpo website schedule, it'll take 2 minutes between every station, except between Rideau and UOttawa, where it'll take…

Why so slow?

The Confederation line is apparently going to take 25 minutes to go 12.5 km from Tunney's to Blair. The Trillium line takes about 16 minutes to go 8km from Bayview…