Planned closures for O-Train Line 1 from June 21 to 24
OC Transpo has scheduled full and partial closures of O-Train Line 1 between Sunday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 24 for work to improve service reliability. R1 replacement bus service will operate on these dates to ensure continuity of service.
On Sunday, June 21, Line 1 will be closed, and R1 replacement bus service will operate all day between Tunney's Pasture and Blair stations.
Additionally, from Monday, June 22 until Wednesday, June 24, a section of O-Train Line 1 will be closed. Trains will operate between uOttawa and Blair stations while R1 replacement bus service will operate between Tunney's Pasture and Lees stations. Customers will be able to transfer between trains and R1 buses at Lees Station.
O-Train Line 1 service will resume on Thursday, June 25.
This closure will allow Rideau Transit Group (RTG) to update software and complete infrastructure work and maintenance to address issues that have impacted reliability. The City has granted permission for RTG to complete this work during the current period of low ridership related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
R1 replacement bus service will operate frequently to ensure there is space to allow customers to follow physical distancing guidelines.
Customer service staff will be located at Line 1 stations to help direct customers to R1 bus stops.
For more information on this Line 1 closure, including details about R1 replacement bus service and stops, visit octranspo.comor call 613-741-4390.
Source : City of Ottawa