Cyrville Station is located underneath Cyrville Road, just north of Highway 417. Cyrville Station is well positioned to encourage growth and development in this region over the coming years with more residential developments as well as commercial and office space planned.
The station layout features a centre platform, allowing easy access to both directions of travel on the Confederation Line. There are two entrances, located on both sides of Cyrville Road. The main entrance is located on the eastern side of Cyrville Road and features fare gates and an entrance concourse. The second entrance, situated directly across the street, is much smaller and as a result only contains stairs and an elevator, with the fare gates located below at platform level.
A multi-use pathway is located along the station length, with convenient access stairs to the left of the main station entrance.
The sheer size of the station can be observed from Cyrville Road as you can easily see the entire station's platforms unimpeded. The platform is wide and open, flanked by natural vegetation and green on both sides. The station's art piece is called "Stand of Birch", and is 13 stainless steel birch trees, placed at the far northern end of the station platform. All these elements combine to create a rare space of calmness in the city and the transit network.
Cyrville Station is at first glance a simple station but look a little deeper and you will find it stands out in form, design and landscape.
Cyrville Station is one of several perfect places to observe train movements from within the station and above from Cyrville Road. The two sides of the platform are easily seen and viewed. With plenty of sweeping lines in the architecture, and the many vantage points available, there is no end of possibilities for train spotting and photography.
Stand of Birch
Artist: Don Maynard (Kingston, ON)
Thirteen slender stainless steel birch trees, measuring 7.3 metres tall, are located on the north end of the Cyrville Station platform surrounded by prairie grasses.
"For thousands of years, indigenous peoples have used the bark from birch trees to build their canoes. They travelled on the Gatineau, Rideau and Ottawa rivers to trade, hunt and meet with family and friends. Things have not changed much.
Stand of Birch is a grouping of 13 slender birch trees at the end of a long winding river of grasses; in the canopy, branches intertwine and connect. Stand of Birch references the coming-together of the people of Ottawa as they travel across the city – linked together by its 13 Light Rail Transit stations."
Artwork descriptions provided by the City of Ottawa
STATION FACTS AND MAP
- Opening Date: September 14, 2019
- Line: Confederation Line
- Previous Station: Blair (1615 metres)
- Following Station: St-Laurent (850 metres)
STATION RIDERSHIP (November 2019)
- Balanced Boardings: 18,000
- Weekday Average: 700
- Weekend Average: 300
Balanced boardings are the average number of entries and exits at O-Train stations.