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Community Liaison

Have a comment about this project?
Your community liaison is:

Alison Lynch
Community Liaison, Rail Implementation Office
Phone: 3-1-1
Email: [email protected]

This underground station is a gateway to many of Ottawa’s most popular attractions. Entrances are located adjacent to the Williams Street Plaza pedestrian mall and in the northwest corner of the Rideau Centre at Rideau Street and Colonel By.

Other station features
  • Easy connection to local and regional buses
  • The deepest of the underground stations with a platform 26.5 metres down
  • Rough-ins for future entrances within the Rideau Centre expansion
What’s nearby?
  • Rideau Canal and National War Memorial
  • Chateau Laurier and Ottawa Convention Centre
  • National Arts Centre and National Gallery
  • Byward Market and Rideau Centre
  • Construction start: Summer 2016