Topic : O-Train

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Alstom receives contract for Ottowa light rail expansion

Rail| June 23, 2017

The contract is worth almost $223.9 million and part of an effort to extend the Confederation Line further east by 7.5 miles and west by 9.3 miles.

Alstom receives order for 61 LRVs for Greater Toronto, Hamilton area

Rail| May 12, 2017

The Citadis Spirit is a 100% low-floor vehicle that offers easy accessibility from the street or the curb, and an interior layout featuring a wide central aisle and interior circulation that provide a safer and more enjoyable experience.

Rail| March 10, 2017

City Council approves Phase 2 of Ottawa light rail plan

The city is still waiting on a funding announcement from the federal government, but Ottawa’s mayor said he has been assured it will be announced before the end of May.

Rail| December 5, 2016

Alstom's Citadis begins dynamic testing on Ottawa's O-Train line

During this phase of the project, the trains will undergo various tests, including dynamic testing at speeds of approximately 50 mph up to approximately 62 mph.

Rail| September 1, 2016

Alstom to maintain Ottawa's light rail system

The contract — which is worth approximately $139 million — follows a contract signed in 2013 to supply 34 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles to the city of Ottawa.

Rail| June 8, 2016

STV joint venture renewed for Ottawa light rail expansion

The STV/AECOM/Morrison Hershfield/McMillen Jacobs Associates joint venture contract isfor the preliminary engineering and program management of the second stage of the O-Train.

Rail| March 13, 2015

Alstom light rail vehicles enter service at OC Transpo

The Alstom Coradia Lint for Ottawa has a capacity of 260 passengers and is designed for enhanced passenger comfort and experience. The train also features a low-floor for easy access, spacious seating and aisles, large panoramic windows and on-board bicycle storage.

Rail| April 3, 2013

Study suggests Canadian transit systems merge

The “downtown circulator” would mainly serve tourists and federal government workers and would be much more efficient than the current OC Transpo and Société de transport de l'Outaouais bus runs through the shared core of the capital now.
Rail| February 24, 2012

Ottawa light rail plan estimated at $76M

Under the city's current plans, the O-Train line is to be converted from diesel technology to a double-track electric light-rail line and extended about 20 years from now. Transit financial plans do not contemplate funding for construction in the railway corridor until after 2031.

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