Snapshot of Trim Station - July 24, 2021


Various track and rail segments and components seen in a construction staging area of Trim Station.

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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 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. 

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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Snapshot of Trim Station - December 15, 2020


Lots of activity at Trim Station, all along the outer sides and edges of the parking lot. 

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Snapshot of Trim Station - November 24, 2019

This snapshot update is the fifth 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 from Blair 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 westbound at Trim Station. The station will be located in the regional road 174 median.
Now looking eastbound.
More precisely, the station will be in the highway median, passing through the intersection.
As a result, the Trim road intersection will be moved further east (close to the beginning of the curve down to the river), and will connect North and South, with the road looping back.
The current Trim Park and Ride station. The station entrance will be situated just to the left of the shot, around the hydro poles, which have been modified (made higher) to allow the station construction and the pedestrian overpass.
Information panel on the hydro pole modifications.
Incidentally, on this date, there was a temporary closure of highway 174 eastbound between Jeanne d'Arc and Champlain, as highway signage was being removed / replaced, as part of early Stage 2 LRT work. Seen here is the old Place d'Orléans Drive signage being taken away to the city depot off of Trim Road.
Here is a preliminary map showing how Trim Road will be reconfigured to accommodate the O-Train Station. Notice how the station is located right in the middle of the Trim / 174 intersection, hence the reason for the intersection to be relocated further east, which also permits the construction of tail tracks.
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Trim (2024)


Trim Station is an existing Transitway station that is currently located southeast of the intersection of Trim Road and OR 174. The existing station will be converted to a terminal station serving as the eastern terminus of the Confederation Line. The train platform will be in the median of OR 174 at the existing intersection of OR 174 and Trim Road. In order to locate the LRT platform at this location, Trim Road will be re-aligned to the east of the existing facility and an improved intersection will be constructed, which will have the capacity to service the expected future traffic demands.

The bus terminal and the park and ride facilities (with a capacity of over 1,100 cars) will be located south of OR 174 and east of the existing Trim Road. The station will be served by one fare-controlled entrance providing access from the park and ride area to the station. The station will be designed to allow the bus terminal to remain accessible to the public while securing the train station during non-operating hours.

There will also be a new fully enclosed, naturally ventilated, glazed bridge corridor connecting the fare paid entrance to the LRT platform.

An overview of how the Trim and 174 intersection will be shifted to the east, and the new alignment for that segment of Trim Road.
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