LRT

TLC for LRT Volume 5: Laying down tiles and tracks

Editor’s note at the start of your read: Here’s your latest edition of TLC for LRT. We appreciate your continued interest in our continued interest in work big and small to keep you comfortable, s...

Taking shape: a quick Valley Line Southeast tour!

Here are some pics at key locations to give you a sense of what’s building—both infrastructure and excitement—along the Valley Line Southeast LRT line. The City of Edmonton and TransEd Partners ...

Laying the groundwork for Valley Line West LRT

With funding for the Valley Line West LRT in place, work is underway to keep the project on track for construction next year— and closer to becoming a reality as an efficient and effective way to ge...

TLC for LRT Volume 4: 66th Street Tunnel Update

Here’s one of the questions ETS is hearing a lot these days: why are Capital Line trains running every 12 minutes during peak hours between Churchill and Clareview LRT stations? The two-second answe...

Full steam ahead: final piece of puzzle in place for Valley Line West and Metro Northwest extension

Edmonton is on track to continue expanding our LRT network after City Council greenlit the remaining funding needed for two major projects. On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Council approved the City’s $5...

TLC for LRT Volume 3: Central Station Final Update

After three weeks of round-the-clock construction and maintenance, work on the platform at Central Station is now finished. Complete with upgraded energy-efficient, bright, LED lighting, a new ceiling...

TLC for LRT Volume 2: Central Station Update

Editor’s note: To keep ETS customers in the loop and up to speed on the ongoing work at Central Station, we’re providing weekly updates on construction milestones. Week 2 followed a productive fir...

TLC for LRT Volume 1: Central Station Update

The platform at Central Station is closed to passengers until April 27 to allow for upgrades to the station’s infrastructure. Trains are still passing through the station, but are not stopping to pi...

Our LRT cookies policy in action! 🍪🙏

Thank you. That was the simple but heartfelt message that Edmonton Transit Service teams and City of Edmonton leaders, armed with coffee and cookies, brought to Metro Line LRT customers Thursday after...

Metro Line update: City issues Termination Notice to Thales

The City of Edmonton has issued a Termination Notice to Thales, ending a relationship of more than seven years with the company contracted to provide the signalling system for the Metro Line LRT. The ...

Check out the updated Valley Line West LRT

It was 2009. City Council approved the Transportation Master Plan along with the City’s Strategic Plans and Edmonton’s 2040 LRT vision was born. The vision was an LRT Network Plan that called for ...

One step for the LRT, one giant leap for Edmontonians

Two new light rail transit (LRT) extensions took a giant leap forward on Monday, March 11, 2019 following major funding commitments from the federal and provincial governments. Building on the Novembe...

Valley Line West: The Year Ahead

On Monday, February 11, Administration briefed Executive Committee on its plan to procure, or hire, the team that will bring Light Rail Transit (LRT) to west Edmonton by building the Valley Line exten...

Metro Line Update: City begins evaluating Thales system

Today is the deadline for Thales to complete their work on the Metro Line signalling system. Once Thales hands in their work, the City can begin the process of evaluating it. Thales Canada Inc. was or...

LRT one step closer to your front door

Two Edmonton LRT projects recently celebrated a significant milestone when they received a major financial boost from the province on November 1. The Valley Line West and the Metro Line have received ...

Have your say about Edmonton’s changing bus routes

By the mid-2020, Edmonton’s bus network will look completely different. Because our city is growing and changing, our bus routes need to keep up. Since the last redesign of the bus network in 1997, ...

IN THE NEWS: Valley Line West expropriation process

UPDATE:  Today, October 23, 2018, City Council approved the Valley Line West expropriation report. This decision provides more certainty to the project timeline. Discussions with property owners wil...

Metro LRT update: City delivers default notice to Thales

Today, the City of Edmonton issued a Notice of Default to Thales, opening a new way ahead in the high-profile matter of the Metro Line signalling contract. “We have a good opportunity right now to a...

Getting to school is the important first lesson

Whether you are in first grade or first year university, it can be a challenge to figure out how to get to your new school. No matter what your age is, students can unravel the mysteries of local tran...

Leslie Symon is 2017’s Young Professional Engineer

In the City’s Corporate Workforce Plan, a leader is defined as “A visionary, credible and trusted role model who inspires and challenges others to achieve their full potential.” LRT Delivery Sen...

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