LRT won’t be ready to roll until 2019

LRT won’t be ready to roll until 2019

For the second time this year, the consortium building Ottawa’s $2.1-billion LRT system will miss its deadline to hand over the Confederation Line, putting lie to the city’s ubiquitous marketing slogan.

That means instead of riding the rails by the end of this year, transit users won’t board the new light rail trains until sometime in the first few months of 2019, OC Transpo boss John Manconi told city councillors Monday morning.

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