O-Train Fans - Ottawa's O-Train Enthusiasts

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the O-Train rail transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the O-Train system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. Our site also features informational videos with key people in the city where we get first hand information on the O-Train straight from the source. Please check back frequently as new content is always being added.

Welcome

O-Train Fans is a railfan operated enthusiast website, with the aim of showcasing the O-Train rail transit network operated in Ottawa, Ontario. O-Train Fans aims to highlight all the unique features of the O-Train system, from its stations, to the rolling stock and more. Our site also features informational videos with key people in the city where we get first hand information on the O-Train straight from the source. We invite you to please check back frequently as new content is added regularly.

Snapshot Updates

Snapshot of Bayview Station - March 6, 2021

Work on Line 2 at Bayview Station continues. The east stairway outside of the station…

Snapshot of Corso Italia Station - March 5, 2021

Lots of activity on the ground at Corso Italia. 

Snapshot of Airport Station - February 26, 2021

The Airport Stations elevated guideway and station platform are in place. Already, the station structure…

Snapshot of Corso Italia Station - February 26, 2021

Work continues at Corso Italia Station, which will be a double platform station on Line…

Snapshot of Dow's Lake Station - February 26, 2021

Lots of work advancing at Dow's Lake Station. Notice that there is no elevator anymore.…

Snapshot of the Confederation Line Eastern Extension - February 21, 2021

A drive down regional road 174 between Blair and Trim Roads shows plenty of progress…

Snapshot of Montreal Station - February 21, 2021

Plenty of activity and work already completed at Montreal Station. Back in November, the highway…

Snapshot of Jeanne d'Arc Station - February 21, 2021

 Work at Jeanne d'Arc Station appears to consist of work on underground infrastructure as well…

Featured Content

Alstom Citadis Spirit

The Alstom Citadis Spirit is a four-module light rail vehicle (LRV) built by Alstom. The LRVs were built at Alstom's plant in Hornell, New York, the…

Alstom Coradia LINT 41

The Alstom Coradia LINT 41 is a two-car articulated rail train built by Alstom. The acronym LINT is short for "Light Innovative Local Transport rail…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Citadis Spirit simulator. Learn about how the LRV is…

Behind the Scenes : Alstom Coradia LINT simulator

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's operator training centre to explore the Alstom Coradia LINT simulator. Learn about how the O-Train is…

Behind the Scenes : Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC)

O-Train Fans goes Behind the Scenes at OC Transpo's Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC). The TOCC is the multi-modal nerve centre of OC Transpo's entire…

Confederation Line - Overview with Jim Watson, Mayor

Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, gives an overview of the Confederation Line in this informational video recorded with O-Train Fans. From the…

Confederation Line - Technical Facts with John Manconi, General Manager

John Manconi, General Manager of Transportation Services in the City of Ottawa, goes over a multitude of technical facts, features, and capabilities of the Confederation…

O-Train Line 1 - LIVE - East

Enjoy this all-day, all-weather, all-season livestream of Ottawa's O-Train Line 1 (Confederation Line). Using the Alstom Citadis Spirit, it is the busiest LRT line in…