Construction Update

Multiple trains are running a closed loop between Blair and Tunney’s Pasture Station in full automatic mode. The western stations progress with final fare gate adjustments. Smoke and pressure tests for the tunnel ventilation system (TVS) have happened. Duct work for O-Pylon installation occurs at Rideau Station.

West Stations

Tunney’s Pasture Station
Crews have installed the decorative wood perimeter fencing on both the Scott Street and the bus loop sides of the station. Final mechanical and electrical finishing works continue.

Bayview Station
The fencing along the edge of the south east entrance plaza, above the Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) is installed. Miscellaneous mechanical and electrical finishes continue. The station’s O-Pylons have been installed.

Pimisi Station
Installation of the remaining glass at stairways, completion of the elevator shrouds, and final adjustments to the fare gates is underway. Miscellaneous mechanical and electrical finishing activities continue.

Central Stations

Lyon Station
Testing and commissioning activities are ongoing. Miscellaneous finishing works and final touch-ups are underway. The public art at the concourse will be installed in the coming weeks.

Parliament Station 
Final finishes such as tiling and handrail installations progress. The ceiling continues to be installed. Glass installations for the elevators, escalators and stairs at the concourse occur. Installation of the art inter-track barrier is underway. Testing and commissioning activities are ongoing.

Rideau Station 
Digital signband lighting and inter-car barriers are installed at the platform. The installation of utility cabinets and remaining ceiling panels advances. Door signs, fare vending machines, stairway glazing, and handrail installations all continue throughout the station.

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

New vehicles are being tested and introduced into the fleet. Multiple trains are running a closed loop between Blair and Tunney’s Pasture Station in full automatic 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