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OC Transpo boss reviews ‘progress’ on LRT repairs

The LRT energy provide was broken when struck by lightning final weekend.

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OC Transpo boss Renée Amilcar mentioned Thursday the company was making progress on restoring LRT service and anticipated it to be again at full service on Friday.

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“O-Prepare Line 1 service was launched this morning and is working with 4 trains within the west and 4 trains within the east, with one spare prepare,” Amilcar mentioned in a memo to council and the transportation committee.

“Nevertheless, R1 bus service continues between Rideau and St-Laurent stations.”

Amilcar mentioned that, “as a result of progress made by RTG,” short-term full O-Prepare Line 1 rail service ran Wednesday from 10:30 p.m. till the tip of service.

“Service ran properly and as deliberate,” she famous.

On Thursday, “RTG staff have resumed the fragile and complicated work of re-wiring the overhead catenary system and different repairs are ongoing.”

The LRT energy provide was broken when struck by lightning final weekend.

“RTG continues to make progress on the required repairs to revive full O-Prepare service and it’s anticipated to be accomplished (July 29),” Amilcar wrote.

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In later Twitter posts, OC Transpo mentioned the system would “bear varied assessments and verifications to make sure that it’s secure to return to regular operations” as soon as repairs had been accomplished by RTG.

One other late-night run of short-term service on the complete size of the system was anticipated to happen.

“Tomorrow morning, July 29, staff will resume repairs and O-Prepare Line 1 service will run in each the west and east ends of the system, with R1 bus service between Rideau and St-Laurent stations,” the posts added. “Workers will proceed to help with inquiries at key stations.

“We’re ready to revive full rail service as soon as it’s secure to take action.”



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