London Trackwork lands Ottawa contractWritten by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
The Rideau Transit Group consortium, designers and builders of the OC Transpo Confederation Line (Ottawa Light Rail Transit Project), has awarded a contract to London Trackwork Inc. for the supply of special trackwork. Terms of the contract, which will take 1.5 years to complete, were not disclosed.
The contract includes No. 6, 8 and 12 geometry turnouts with single and double crossovers.
The Confederation Line is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Ottawa since the building of the Rideau Canal. It will be 12.5 km long (7.75 miles) and include elevated and tunnel sections as well as 13 stations.