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November 30, 2022

​RFC Statement on the release of the Final Report of the OLRT Public Inquiry

Earlier today, the Honourable Justice William Hourigan released the Final Report by the OLRT Transit Commission. We are thankful for…
November 30, 2022

Final report of OLRT Public Inquiry

The Ottawa LRT Public Inquiry has found there were persistent failures in leadership, partnership and communications in the construction and…
November 24, 2022

Government of Canada launches a new initiative to address climate change impacts on rail lines

A resilient rail transportation system is critical to strong supply chains and keeping those who live along rail lines safe.…
November 23, 2022

The Ottawa Light Rail Transit Public Inquiry will release its final report on November 30, 2022

The Ottawa Light Rail Transit Public Inquiry will release its final report on November 30, 2022. "We made a commitment…
November 16, 2022

VIA Rail awards contacts to modernize two of its maintenance centres to Buttcon Limited and Pomerleau Inc.

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is pleased to announce the awarding of two contracts to two Canadian companies for the…
November 01, 2022

O-Train Stage 2 LRT - Quarterly Update - November 1, 2022

Committee hears about milestones for Stage 2 LRTThe Finance and Economic Development Committee received a detailed update today on Stage…
October 31, 2022

Government of Canada advances 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, accessible, and…
October 27, 2022

TTC hits major milestone with 33 billion rides

The TTC has reached 33 billion rides on the system since beginning operations in 1921."Congratulations to the TTC on its…
October 21, 2022

Réseau express métropolitain: updating the timeline of the project to ensure successful implementation for future South Shore users

 Réseau express métropolitain: updating the timeline of the project to ensure successful implementation for future South Shore usersInfrastructure and electrification…
October 14, 2022

O-Train Temporary Speed Restrictions (Oct 2022 Update)

QUESTION: For the past several months, there are several segments of O-Train Line 1 that are operating under lower speed restrictions.…
September 29, 2022

TTC's Line 1 now running on an ATC signaling system

The TTC's modernized Automatic Train Control (ATC) signaling system is now fully operational on Line 1, bringing with it improved…
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