Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - November 13, 2022

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - July 14, 2022

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - July 8, 2022

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - March 15, 2022

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - December 15, 2021

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - June 29, 2021

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Looks like they started work on the new bus loop entrance. Wondering if they will replace a double all elevators i.e. lessons from Blair?

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

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A drive down regional road 174 between Blair and Trim Roads shows plenty of progress and change occurring in the highway median to accommodate the future O-Train Stations. 

In this video, you will see the rail flyover, Montreal, Jeanne d'Arc, Convent Glen, Place d'Orleans and Trim Stations. 

The video first plays in the eastbound direction. The return trip to Blair going westbound begins at 02:30 in the video. 

View the recent Eastern Snapshot Updates below

Snapshot of Trim Station - February 21, 2021

Work progresses at Trim Station. The existing Park and Ride lot has been decreased in size to enable work to advance at the northern side. This area will feature the station entrance and local bus service stops. A pedestrian walkway will connect to the train station in the median of the highway.
https://www.railfans.ca/snapshot-updates-2/snapshot-of-trim-station-february-21-2021

Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - February 21, 2021

Work currently at Place d'Orleans Station continues to be widening the highway trench, and realigning the highway lanes to clear space in the median for the future train station.
https://www.railfans.ca/snapshot-updates-2/snapshot-of-place-d-orleans-station-february-21-2021

Snapshot of Convent Glen Station - February 21, 2021

Work continues to progress at Convent Glen Station. The work occurring involves realigning the highway lanes, first towards the median, to enable the necessary work to be completed on the sides to allow for the highway to separate further. The lanes will then be realigned outwards to clear the median for station construction. You can also observe work involving underground infrastructure on the near side of the highway.
https://www.railfans.ca/snapshot-updates-2/snapshot-of-convent-glen-station-february-21-2021

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 as realigning highway ramps. There is also some work taking place in the median.
https://www.railfans.ca/snapshot-updates-2/snapshot-of-jeanne-d-arc-station-february-21-2021

Snapshot of Montreal Station - February 21, 2021

Plenty of activity and work already completed at Montreal Station. Back in November, the highway realignment was completed to make use of the new overpasses, and the old original overpass was shortly after demolished. We can now see a big opening between the eastbound and westbound highway overpasses, which is where the future train station will be located. Work now continues in the highway median to prepare the land for station construction. Heading both eastbound and westbound from the station, there is work in the highway median, with earth clearing and trenching, for a sizable distance especially heading in the eastbound direction towards Jeanne d'Arc.
https://www.railfans.ca/snapshot-updates-2/snapshot-of-montreal-station-february-21-2021
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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - February 21, 2021

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Work currently at Place d'Orleans Station continues to be widening the highway trench, and realigning the highway lanes to clear space in the median for the future train station.

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - December 15, 2020

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Work continues to allow the 174 highway to shift to the sides, making way for the station that will be constructed in the median. The first images are looking westbound, with the existing pedestrian bridge in view. 

 And now looking eastbound towards the terminus of Trim Station in the very far distance.

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Snapshot of Place d'Orleans Station - November 14, 2020

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Snapshot of Place d'Orléans Station - November 24, 2019

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This snapshot update is the first in the series for Stage 2 LRT. 

Over the course of the next several years, the O-Train Line 1 : Confederation Line will be extended eastward to Place d'Orleans and beyond to Trim. While construction at this station has not begun, this entry is a look at the present station and location, as well as a discussion of what is to come and where everything will be once construction is completed.

Looking at the existing station (to the left) and the pedestrian overpass, that crosses the regional road 174 (Queensway).
The future O-Train Station will be located in the median of the highway. It will be a centre platform station (like Blair, Cyrville and Pimisi), with the tracks on either side.The median currently measures approximately 10 metres across. Current centre platform stations measure 18.5 metres, so some highway road reconfiguration will probably need to be done.
An entrance to the O-Train station will connect to the existing pedestrian walkway, as well as to a second (new) pedestrian walkway that will connect to the bus terminal directly, to complete a fare-paid zone.
The will be an entrance that connects to the Champlain Drive overpass
Of course, the existing pedestrian walkway from the Place d'Orleans Shopping Centre will remain, pictured above in Green.
A third entrance will be constructed here, a small building with fare-gates, to maintain the current ground level connection between the bus terminal and the mall.
The 2nd (new) walkway will be built in what is currently the red waterfall glass canopy, and extend out to the highway median and O-Train station.
Looking towards the Orleans Park and Ride from inside the walkway.
And looking back across to the main bus terminal from the park and ride. Below in the highway trench, the future O-Train Station.

Place d'Orléans (2024)

Station Information provided by the City of OttawaPlace d'Orléans Station is an existing Transitway station that is currently located adjacent to Place d'Orléans Shopping Centre and OR 174, which will be converted to serve as a transfer station. The Station will be served by four fare controlled entrances. Two entrances will serve the station from the existing pedestrian bridge; one at each the LRT and bus platform locations. One entrance will be provided to the LRT platform from Champlain Road and an entrance will be provided to the bus terminal from Champlain Road. A connection to the LRT Station, allowing passengers to transfer between bus service and train service without passing through fare control gates and/or revalidating fare payment will be provided from the bus platform area. The station will be designed to allow the bus terminal to remain accessible to the public while securing the train station during train non-operating hours. The existing pedestrian bridge will continue to allow for a connection from the park and ride (and points north of OR 174) and Place d'Orléans Shopping Centre without having to enter a fare gate.
https://www.railfans.ca/confederation-stations/place-dorleans
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Place d'Orléans (2024)

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Place d'Orléans Station is an existing Transitway station that is currently located adjacent to Place d'Orléans Shopping Centre and OR 174, which will be converted to serve as a transfer station. The Station will be served by four fare-controlled entrances. Two entrances will serve the station from the existing pedestrian bridge; one at each of the LRT and bus platform locations. One entrance will be provided to the LRT platform from Champlain Street and an entrance will be provided to the bus terminal from Champlain Street. A connection to the LRT Station, allowing passengers to transfer between bus service and train service without passing through fare control gates and/or revalidating fare payment will be provided from the bus platform area. The station will be designed to allow the bus terminal to remain accessible to the public while securing the train station during train non-operating hours. The existing pedestrian bridge will continue to allow for a connection from the park and ride (and points north of OR 174) and Place d'Orléans Shopping Centre without having to enter a fare gate.

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