Ottawa's Rail Enthusiasts

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the O-Train rail transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the O-Train 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 O-Train straight from the source. Please check back frequently as new content is always being added.

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the O-Train rail transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the O-Train 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 O-Train straight from the source. We invite you to please check back frequently as new content is added regularly.
 

The Latest

Transit Commission meeting - February 19, 2020

The Transit Commission received a special status update on the O-Train Line 1: Confederation Line, Para Transpo, Bus Service and…

Memo: Project Agreement Provisions for payments to Rideau Transit Group

Please find attached a Memo to Council regarding the Project Agreement Provisions for payments to Rideau Transit Group. ​Source :…

O-Train Line 1 - Update : February 14, 2020

This morning during peak period service, as a result of debris on the track between Tunney's Pasture and Bayview Stations,…

O-Train Line 1 - Update : February 10, 2020

RTG has confirmed that they will be providing 12 trains for rail service Monday morning.S1 service will be provided from…

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 Alstom Coradia LINT 41 is a two-car articulated rail train built by Alstom. The acronym LINT is short for "Light Innovative Local Transport rail…

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 : Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC)

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC). The TOCC is the multi-modal nerve centre of OC Transpo's entire…

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…

The Latest

Transit Commission meeting - February 19, 2020

The Transit Commission received a special status update on the O-Train Line 1: Confederation Line, Para Transpo, Bus Service and…

Memo: Project Agreement Provisions for payments to Rideau Transit Group

Please find attached a Memo to Council regarding the Project Agreement Provisions for payments to Rideau Transit Group. ​Source :…

O-Train Line 1 - Update : February 14, 2020

This morning during peak period service, as a result of debris on the track between Tunney's Pasture and Bayview Stations,…

O-Train Line 1 - Update : February 10, 2020

RTG has confirmed that they will be providing 12 trains for rail service Monday morning.S1 service will be provided from…

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 Alstom Coradia LINT 41 is a two-car articulated rail train built by Alstom. The acronym LINT is short for "Light Innovative Local Transport rail…

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 : Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC)

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC). The TOCC is the multi-modal nerve centre of OC Transpo's entire…

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…