Construction Update

Multiple trains are running a closed loop between uOttawa and Tunney’s Pasture Station in full automatic mode this week.  Wayfinding O-Pylons, various decorative finishing works and signage are installed across the alignment.

West Stations

Tunney’s Pasture Station
Decorative wood siding is being installed at grade level in sections around the station.  Siding has been installed on the south side (at Scott Street) and on the north side; it’s visible to pedestrians in the bus loop. Landscaping activities continue along the southern station perimeter.

Bayview Station
Crews continue finishing works in the southeast entrance plaza along Albert Street. Miscellaneous mechanical and electrical finishes continue. The station’s O-Pylons have been installed.

Pimisi Station
Finishing works continue inside the west,
upper-concourse area off Booth Street Bridge.  Remaining elevator shrouds, tactile wayfinding strips and weatherproofing continue to be installed.

Central Stations

Lyon Station
Testing and commissioning activities are ongoing. Miscellaneous finishing works and final touch-ups are underway. Elevators are finalized for TSSA approval.

Parliament Station 
Platform lighting is put in. Glass installations for the elevators, escalators and stairs is ongoing. The art inter-track barrier is installed.

Rideau Station 
Digital signband covers and inter-car barriers are installed.

Rideau Station – west entrance
At the concourse level, floor tiles and tactile wayfinding strips are installed. Elevator side panels and stair enclosures are put in.

Rideau Station – east entrance 
Installation of the head house lantern continues. Final elevator glass and electrical door systems are installed. Floor tiles and tactile wayfinding strips are put in at the concourse.

uOttawa Station
Miscellaneous finishing works are underway as testing and commissioning activities continue.

East Stations

Stations along the eastern alignment, including Lees, Hurdman, Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Station, are undergoing miscellaneous finishing work as testing and commissioning activities continue.

Guideway and Testing

Guideway intrusion detection system commissioning was substantially completed this week. New vehicles are being tested and introduced into the fleet. Multiple trains are running a closed loop between uOttawa and Tunney’s Pasture Station in full Automatic Train Operation (ATO) mode.

Upcoming Construction Activities

In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:

  • Integrated entrance completion at Lyon, Parliament, and Rideau Stations
  • Installation of public art at Tremblay Station
  • Architectural finishes at the western stations