O-Train Line 1 - Winter Operations with Troy Charter, Director of Transit Operations - January 19, 2022
On Monday, January 17, 2022, the City of Ottawa received a significant snowfall, and is being described as the 5th highest recorded snowfall in one day. O-Train Line 1 operated without issue throughout this winter snowstorm and blizzard, from the start to the end of service.
In this conversation with Troy Charter, Director of Transit Operations at OC Transpo, we discuss this snowstorm, how the O-Train performed, how winter operations are planned and executed, and more.
We also discuss the importance and use of the emergency call stations and emergency features located in stations and trains and why it is important to signal for help should you observe or witness an emergency situation.