All aboard! A sneak peek inside the new LRT

By Bruce Deachman, Ottawa Citizen, April 25, 2018

If the arrival this year of light rail transit announces that Ottawa has finally reached the status of a full-fledged city, it’s funny how its trains can turn otherwise full-grown men into little boys.

“I couldn’t sleep last night,” admitted an excited Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson as he readied to board a car Wednesday for the first “civilian” test-run of the system.

“I’ve been down in the tunnel a couple of times and I’ve tried the simulator, but this is my first time actually riding the LRT.

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