Construction Update

As construction nears completion, the focus has shifted to the remaining testing and commissioning activities and operational running on the alignment.

Lyon Station Lyon

Activities Across the Alignment Construction Update

Occupancy permits have been issued for all stations except for Rideau Station. Rideau Station is undergoing final touch-ups such painting, signage installation, and electrical work. Final elevator commissioning is underway. Final clean-up is also underway.

Coupled Train Testing - Mise à l'essai de trains attelés

Train Testing

Significant progress continues to be made and crews are now starting to focus on the operational running of the Confederation Line as well as testing and commissioning.

  • All 34 trains have completed the DPICO tests and the remaining tests will focus on Operational Scenario testing where the teams will simulate running a scheduled train service.
  • There is ongoing testing of coupled trains on the alignment. Commissioning of communications systems at the Transit Operation Control Centre (TOCC) is ongoing
  • OCTranspo is now testing the launching of trains on the guideway, similar to the activities that what will occur in revenue service.
  • OC Transpo’s Electric Rail Operator training is ongoing.
  • Weekend operations are now a regular occurrence as part of the simulated operational testing.
Ticket Vending Machine - Distributrices de billets

Upcoming Activities

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

  • Ongoing vehicle testing and operational running
  • Installation of public art at Tremblay Station