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August 05, 2022

Memo: O-Train Stage 2 LRT Quarterly Update (Q2 2022) / Note de service: Mise à jour trimestrielle (T2 2022) sur l’Étape 2 du TLR de l’O-Train

Please find attached a memo providing an O-Train Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project Quarterly Update (Q2 2022)Veuillez trouver ci-joint…
July 28, 2022

TTC hosts 10th annual Underground Freedom Train Ride

On Sunday, July 31, the TTC is supporting the Blackhurst Cultural Centre (formerly known as A Different Booklist Cultural Centre)…
June 07, 2022

Stage 2 LRT - West Extension - Ward 7 - Information Session - June 7, 2022

Councillor Theresa Kavanagh, along with members of the Stage 2 LRT team, held a virtual information session, to discuss the…
June 03, 2022

Memo: O-Train Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project Quarterly Update (Q1 2022)

The following memo outlines the progress made during Q1 2022 on the Stage 2 Confederation Line and Trillium Line extension…
May 13, 2022

Stage 2 LRT Update - A Look at the Progress of the O-Train Expansion in Ottawa - May 2022

Recently, the City of Ottawa delivered an update on Stage 2 LRT progress in the city. Stage 2 expands the…
April 29, 2022

Stage 2 LRT Construction Update - FEDCO - April 29, 2022

At today's Finance and Economic Development Committee, Transit Services provided a detailed update on its Stage 2 construction activities. Work…
April 29, 2022

Memo: Mott MacDonald Independent Expert Review – Line 1 Confederation Line

Please find attached a memo regarding the independent expert review of the Confederation Line.Source : City of Ottawa Download PDF…
April 26, 2022

City marks progress on Stage 2 East Extension with start of track installation

Today, Mayor Jim Watson and Transit Commission Chair Allan Hubley joined the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board,…
April 20, 2022

Stage 2 LRT - East Extension - Information Session - April 20, 2022

City councillors from the east end of Ottawa, along with members of the Stage 2 LRT team, held a virtual…
April 14, 2022

Back on Track - VIA Rail increases services across Canada in time for the summer

As travel demand continues to progress, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is pursuing its gradual service resumption plan and is…
April 13, 2022

Quebec City launches its request for proposal in order to acquire its rolling stock

-- Original French Version Below --Quebec City, April 13 2022. Following the request for qualification for the acquisition of its rolling stock…
April 07, 2022

Stage 2 LRT - West Extension - ​Kitchissippi Ward - Information Session - April 7, 2022

Councillors Theresa Kavanagh and Jeff Leiper, along with members of the Stage 2 LRT team, held a virtual information session,…
April 07, 2022

Toronto Railway Museum (TRM) to host virtual lecture event, "The Missing Millionaire: The Ambrose Small Saga"

The Toronto Railway Museum (TRM), a non-profit organization located in the iconic Roundhouse Park across from the CN Tower, is…
March 27, 2022

SkyTrain Burrard Station upgrades rescoped

TransLink is announcing that upgrades to Burrard SkyTrain Station are no longer proceeding as planned due to higher than anticipated…
March 09, 2022

Government of Canada launches the next phase in the procurement process for High Frequency Rail

High Frequency Rail will transform passenger rail service in Canada through the creation of a faster, more frequent, more accessible…
March 05, 2022

Memo: O-Train Light Rail Transit Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Update (Q3 and Q4 2021)

Please find attached a memo regarding the O-Train Light Rail Transit Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Update (Q3 and…
January 16, 2022

Share your train stories in a digital exhibition

The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto & the Toronto Railway Museum present: "Getting Back on Track: The Changing…
January 03, 2022

It's finally here... the Rail Fans Canada System Map Expansion to Toronto

It's finally here... The Rail Fans Canada System Map expansion to Toronto. Now live at https://map.railfans.ca! See all your favourite…
December 17, 2021

Stage 2 LRT Construction Update - FEDCO - December 17, 2021

Committee receives construction update on Stage 2 LRTThe City's Finance and Economic Development Committee received an update today on the…
December 16, 2021

Memo: O-Train Light Rail Transit Line 1 and Line 2 Comparison

Please find attached a memo regarding a detailed, side-by-side comparison of the technical design and construction of the Stage 1…
December 15, 2021

Memo: Update on O-Train Line 1 Service

Please find attached a memo regarding an Update on O-Train Line 1 service.   Download PDF File Here
December 01, 2021

VIA Rail Delivers New Levels of Comfort, Accessibility, and Sustainability With Its New Corridor Fleet

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) marked a historic milestone today with the unveiling of the first trainset of its state-of-the-art…
November 17, 2021

Statement from Minister Mulroney Ottawa O-Train public inquiry

Statement by Minister Mulroney "The issues plaguing Stage 1 of the Ottawa LRT have been unacceptable and disappointing. As a…
November 17, 2021

Ottawa Transit Commission Meeting - November 17, 2021

The Transit Commission today adopted OC Transpo's 2022 Draft Budget.To keep transit affordable for low-income residents and Ontario Disability Support…
November 09, 2021

Memo: Update on Rideau Transit Group Return-to-Service Plan: Resumption of Line 1 Passenger Revenue Service

The purpose of this memo is to inform Members of Council and Transit Commission that system testing is progressing well…
November 05, 2021

Technical briefing on the safe return-to-service of O-Train Line 1

Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Allan Hubley, Chair of the City's Transit Commission, Steve Kanellakos, City Manager, and Renée Amilcar, General…
November 04, 2021

Memo: Rail Safety Advisory Letter 03/21 – Work Procedures for Ottawa Light Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance

The purpose of this memo is to advise Members of Council and the Transit Commission that on Tuesday, November 2,…
November 04, 2021

Memo: Update on Safe Return-to-Service Plan: Independent Rail Safety Expert Technical Briefing on November 5

The purpose of this memo is to advise you that staff and the Transportation Resource Associates (TRA) are planning to…
November 04, 2021

CN Advances Sustainability Efforts With Wabtec’s Battery-Electric Locomotive

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is proud to announce its purchase of Wabtec's FLXdrive battery-electric freight locomotive, the first 100-percent…
November 03, 2021

Memo: Letter to the City of Ottawa on OLRT1 and TSB

On Tuesday November 2, at 8:25 pm the City received a letter from Vrinda Vaidyanathan, Director, Capital Project Oversight Branch,…
November 01, 2021

Memo: Update on Rideau Transit Group Return-to-Service Plan: Testing Progress

The purpose of this memo is to provide Members of Council and Transit Commission with an update on the Rideau…
November 01, 2021

Canadian Pacific expands Hydrogen Locomotive Program to include additional locomotives, fueling stations with Emissions Reduction Alberta grant

Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will dramatically expand the scope of its pioneering Hydrogen Locomotive Program with a $15…