O-Train Fans - Ottawa's O-Train Enthusiasts

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the O-Train rail transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the O-Train system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. Our site also features informational videos with key people in the city where we get first hand information on the O-Train straight from the source. Please check back frequently as new content is always being added.

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the O-Train rail transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the O-Train system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. Our site also features informational videos with key people in the city where we get first hand information on the O-Train straight from the source. We invite you to please check back frequently as new content is added regularly.

Snapshot Updates

Snapshot of Greenboro Station - January 8, 2021

At Greenboro Station, it appears the old platform is being demolished.

Snapshot of Airport Station - January 6, 2021

Airport Station and the alignment is progressing! All elevated segments are in place! Last beam…

Snapshot of Tunney's Pasture Station - January 5, 2021

This is just west of the bridge the buses take to go over the trench.…

Snapshot of South Keys Station - December 29, 2020

South Keys station is advancing well. It will enable transferring between Line 2 (Trillium Line)…

Snapshot of Uplands Station - December 28, 2020

At the EY Centre and Uplands, large crane in place for Uplands Station construction on…

Snapshot of Limebank Station - December 28, 2020

Stage 2 South terminus. At Limebank Rd, East side embankment. West side piers etc are…

Snapshot of Bowesville Station - December 28, 2020

At S. Bowesville Rd overpass the structure is complete, but no embankments yet. Future Station…

Snapshot of Carleton Station - December 27, 2020

The southern and northern underpass pits, I believe both are now at their final depths…

Featured Content

Alstom Citadis Spirit

The Alstom Citadis Spirit is a four-module light rail vehicle (LRV) built by Alstom. The LRVs were built at Alstom's plant in Hornell, New York, the…

Alstom Coradia LINT 41

The Alstom Coradia LINT 41 is a two-car articulated rail train built by Alstom. The acronym LINT is short for "Light Innovative Local Transport rail…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator. Learn about how the LRV is…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Coradia LINT simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Coradia LINT simulator. Learn about how the O-Train is…

Behind the Scenes : Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC)

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC). The TOCC is the multi-modal nerve centre of OC Transpo's entire…

Behind the Scenes : Walkley Yard - Maintenance and Storage Facility

Walkley Yard is the maintenance and storage facility that services the trains of OC Transpo's O-Train Trillium Line (Line 2). It is located just northeast…

Confederation Line - Overview with Jim Watson, Mayor

Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, gives an overview of the Confederation Line in this informational video recorded with O-Train Fans. From the…

Confederation Line - Technical Facts with John Manconi, General Manager

John Manconi, General Manager of Transportation Services in the City of Ottawa, goes over a multitude of technical facts, features, and capabilities of the Confederation…