The committee received a status update on the O-Train Confederation Line project. Progress has been made on fleet availability with a recent milestone of 20 trains running simultaneously across the alignment and occupancy permits issued for nine stations.
RTG has submitted their Substantial Completion notice and relevant paperwork;
City is reviewing as per the process spelled out in the Project Agreement;
Followed by an assessment by the Independent Certifier;
RTG continues to advise that the system will be handed over to the City in Q2 2019;
Final close out and completion work continues; and,
Testing and commissioning continues.
Important points from the update:
All 34 LRV vehicles are completed, however some issues remain to be corrected and fixed.
All 13 stations have received their occupancy permits. Final cleanup is in progress. Most work remaining revolves around decals, stickers, signage, etc.
RTG (Rideau Transit Group) has submitted paperwork for "Significant Completion" (Substantial Completion signifies that the project has advanced to the point where construction and testing is effectively complete). The city and certifier will now review and assess. If accepted, the 12 day test process can commence.
The certifier has until Monday at 4pm to report back the decision on whether or not RTG has achieved Significant Completion.
The audio recording of the portion of the committee meeting dealing with the Confederation Line update.