VIA Rail Canada is pleased to provide advanced notice to residents of upcoming track infrastructure upgrades along the railway corridor in your community.
WHY: For operational purposes.
WHAT: Replacement and elimination of turnouts within the railway right-of-way.
Work is planned to take place over the course of two to three nights in each location. For operational reasons, it will occur while trains are not operating on the tracks (between 8:00 PM and 10:00 AM). These track infrastructure upgrades might cause some noise and VIA Rail will aim to limit inconveniences resulting from this work.
WHEN: The following schedule is approximate and is subject to revision or adjustment as necessary.
- One turnout replacement East of Ottawa Station (Ottawa, Ontario)
- One turnout replacement West of Ottawa Station (Ottawa, Ontario)
UPDATE: November 1st to 2nd 2019
- Completion of ground surfacing at turnout East of Ottawa Station (Ottawa, Ontario)
WHERE: The work will take place within the railway corridor on the Alexandria and Beachburg subdivisions within highlighted areas (see maps).