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Ottawa Transit Commission Meeting - September 20, 2021

Transit Commission receives operational update on O-Train Line 1 and bus service and approves status report on Q2 transit operating…

O-Train Line 1 Derailment - September 19, 2021

Story and Photos by David Bellerive. To this day, the September 19th derailment is the most severe incident to occur…

Search begins for teams interested in building Scarborough Subway Extension stations

The Scarborough Subways Extension project has now reached an important stage – the search for experts who want to build…

REM de l’Est: project update

Today, CDPQ Infra issued an update on the REM de l'Est project, providing a progress report and publishing two separate…

TTC celebrates 100 years of moving Toronto

Today, Sept. 1, 2021, marks 100 years of service for the TTC. To kick off its anniversary celebrations, the TTC…

O-Train Train Tracker to be Discontinued as of August 31st, 2021

Hello all. A decision regarding the O-Train Train Tracker's future has been reached, and that is for it to be…

VIA Rail reports improved performance in Q2 2021

While it continues to adapt its operations according to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) reports…

TTC increasing service for the back-to-school season

With the back-to-school season around the corner, students and parents can count on the TTC for improved safety and service.…

What you need to know about PRESTO before jumping on transit again

Whether it's heading to school or the office, customers returning to transit this fall can take advantage of enhancements PRESTO…

Rail Fans Canada Forums to be Discontinued as of August 26th, 2021

Hello all. A decision regarding the forum site's future has been reached, and that is for it to be discontinued.…

The Réseau express métropolitain invites the public aboard for the first time

All aboard the REM! One year prior to the commissioning of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM), scheduled for the summer…

O-Train Line 1 Service to Resume & Root Cause Investigation

The purpose of this memo is to provide an update to Members of Council and the Transit Commission on the…

NCC Recommending Wellington Street STO Tramway Alignment

Following consultations with federal, provincial and municipal partners, as well as other key stakeholders, the National Capital Commission (NCC) has…

Memo: O-Train Line 1 - Service Update - August 2021

Please find below memos providing updates on the O-Train Line 1 service status since August 8, 2021.Source : City of…

Memo: O-Train Line 1 service Temporary closure - August 9, 2021

Please find attached a memo regarding O-Train Line 1 Closure – August 9, 2021.Source : City of Ottawa Download PDF…

Memo: O-Train Light Rail Transit Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Update (Q2 2021)

Please find attached a memo regarding the O-Train Light Rail Transit Stage 1 and Stage 2 Quarterly Update (Q2 2021). Source…

Réseau express métropolitain: Starting installation of rails in the West Island and crossing of Highway 40 by launching gantry "Marie"

While the installation of the first REM rails has begun in Montréal's West Island, launching gantry "Marie" will cross Highway…

TTC subway air quality has 'improved substantially' in past 10 years, new study finds

The TTC has made significant improvements to air quality in its subway system, a new report from Health Canada, the…

Government of Canada to explore opportunities to enhance passenger rail services in Southwestern Ontario

The Government of Canada is committed to working towards enhancing and modernizing intercity passenger rail services in a way that…

Exporail celebrates its 60th anniversary on July 21st, 2021

Staff and volunteers of Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, were joined by several political representatives, railway company executives and people…

Minister of Transport releases statement launching public consultation to improve the safety culture within Canada’s railway industry

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued this statement regarding Transport Canada's latest efforts to improve the safety…

Minister of Transport releases statement launching public consultation to improve the safety culture within Canada’s railway industry

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued this statement regarding Transport Canada's latest efforts to improve the safety…

TransLink to Undertake Major Upgrade to Burrard SkyTrain Station

TransLink today announced that it will be proceeding with a major upgrade to Burrard SkyTrain Station beginning in early 2022.…

Keele becomes 53rd accessible subway station

Keele Station on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth has become the TTC's 53rd station to provide accessible access to the subway system.The…

Statement by Minister Alghabra and the Parliamentary Secretary Martinez Ferrada to mark the eighth anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy

The Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, and Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, have issued…

The Government of Canada is taking the first steps in preparing for the procurement process to build a new train service in the Toronto to Quebec City Corridor

Download This Track VIA Rail - HFR Announcement - July 6, 2021 The Government of Canada is committed to modernizing…

Additional O-Train Line 1 closure on Sunday, June 27

In addition to the nightly Line 1 service closures announced recently by OC Transpo, ending on July 1, O-Train Line…

O-Train : Past, Present and Future, with David Bellerive, Rail Fans Enthusiast - June 2021

The O-Train is approaching 2 years of Revenue Service in September 2021. In this June 2021 video, David Bellerive (Rail…

Algonquin Wayfinding Wheel unveiled at Pimisi O-Train Station

Earlier today, the first Algonquin Wayfinding Wheel installed in an O-Train Line 1 station was unveiled at Pimisi Station on…

Transit Commission meeting - June 16, 2021

Transit Commission approves report paving the way for OC Transpo's conversion to zero-emission bus fleetThe Transit Commission today approved a…

Government of Canada supporting the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport with new funding

Helping airports mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is part of the Government of Canada's strategy to ensure…

O-Train Line 1 temporary closure to begin Thursday, June 17

There will be temporary service adjustments to O-Train Line 1 as Rideau Transit Group (RTG) undertakes remediation and maintenance work.…