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February 13, 2024

Major milestone for blue line extension: Contract awarded for train control system

Today, the Blue line extension project office awarded the contract for the line's new train control system. The adoption of a communications-based train control (CBTC) system, which is already used by the vast majority of subway network operators around the world, is an opportunity to modernize the Montréal métro's train…
January 20, 2024

NAIT/Blatchford Market LRT Station is Open for Service

NAIT/Blackford Market Station The City of Edmonton is pleased to announce Phase 1 of the Metro Line Northwest LRT extension has been completed on budget and ahead of schedule. On January 20, the new NAIT/Blatchford Market LRT station will open for passenger service, and the temporary NAIT LRT station will…
December 14, 2023

Commission and Committee receives year-end update on the O-Train extension and transit projects

Download PDF File Here At a joint meeting today, the Transit Commission and Light Rail Sub-Committee received progress updates on transit projects completed this year and information on plans for 2024.Staff updated the Commission and Committee on OC Transpo's winter readiness plans which include improving communications and planning processes with…
December 06, 2023

VIA Rail Reaches Over 100,000 Bookings With Its New Reservation System, Which Allows for a Simplified, More Convenient, Accessible and Autonomous Experience

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) recently reached its 100,000th booking with its new reservation system which offers passengers an easy and intuitive booking process and a wide range of new functionalities.The scope of this key modernization project goes far beyond the update of a reservation system as the Corporation completely…