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September 14, 2019

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…
September 12, 2019

TELUS to provide free Wi-Fi and cellular service on O-Train Confederation Line

Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Allan Hubley, Chair of the Transit Commission, François Gratton, Group President TELUS and Chair TELUS Québec, and John Manconi, General Manager…
September 10, 2019

Welcome aboard! O-Train Line 1 opens September 14

OC Transpo will welcome customers aboard O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line, starting at 2 pm on Saturday, September 14. Thirteen beautiful new stations will…
September 10, 2019

Confederation Line & Stage 2 LRT Update - FEDCO - September 10, 2019

The committee received a status update on the O-Train Confederation Line project as well as Stage 2 LRT.Nearly a decade of planning, consulting, designing, constructing,…
September 03, 2019

Memo: Achievement of the Revenue Service Availability for the O-Train Confederation Line

The City of Ottawa media relations has just released the following memo regarding RSA.The purpose of this memorandum is to advise Mayor and Members of…
August 23, 2019

Experience the full Confederation Line through a continuous ride from Blair to Tunney’s Pasture Stations

​On August 23rd 2019, members of council, city staff, government partners and members of the media were invited to experience the full Confederation Line through…
August 23, 2019

Get Ready for Rail: O-Train Confederation Line to launch on September 14

Mayor Jim Watson, Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jeremy Roberts,…
August 20, 2019

OPINION : Winter Performance of the Alstom Citadis Spirit

"The biggest factor in winter performance will be the maintenance and proper cleaning of the tracks, not the vehicles."In this article, I will share two…
August 16, 2019

MEMO: Update on the O-Train Confederation Line (RSA)

The City of Ottawa media relations have just released the following memo as an update regarding the Testing and Revenue Service Availability of the Confederation…
August 07, 2019

MEMO: O-Train Light Rail Transit Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Update (Q2 – 2019)

The City of Ottawa Media Relations have released the following memo to media:As part of the ongoing commitment to keep Council apprised of the progress…
July 31, 2019

Stage 2 LRT Project Update : July 22, 2019 to August 4, 2019

Overall Preparatory activities (borehole drilling, top soil stripping, site office mobilization, preconstruction surveys, etc.) are currently underway on each O-Train extension to facilitate the commencement…
July 28, 2019

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…