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Trillium Line - Overview

The Trillium Line, also known as Line 2 of the O-Train network, first opened on October 15, 2001 and runs North to South in Ottawa. Pictured above is the Bombardier Talent 643, the first train model used.First called the O-Train, this line was a pilot…

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 vehicle". These trains arrived in Ottawa in June 2013, and entered service on March 2, 2015, their entry retiring the…

Bombardier Talent 643

The Bombardier Talent 643 is a three-car articulated rail train built by Bombardier in Europe. These trains were actually purchased as part of an order with Deutsche Bahn in Germany, and in fact are identical to those operating there, right down to the paint scheme…

Stadler FLIRT

On May 3, 2018 the city announced it would be purchasing seven new Stadler FLIRT (Fast Light Innovative Regional Train) trains to be used on the Trillium Line after the completion of the Stage 2 upgrades. The new trains will be double the length of the…

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 operated and controlled, the manual train control, as well as some unique and innovative safety and signaling features.The simulator 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 operations, which include rail (O-Train), bus, para and security (Special Constables). Please be sure to subscribe to the O-Train Fans…