Snow storm offers opportunity for LRT testing in harsh conditions

By 1310 News, February 13, 2019

Although many at the City of Ottawa wish its new rail line had opened to the public long ago, the delays are allowing for extensive testing in a variety of weather conditions.

Heavy snow started to fall on Ottawa, Tuesday, with more than 30 cm accumulating by Wednesday afternoon.

"We had a very big meeting throughout the weekend and [Monday] with [the Rideau Transit Group] to say, 'Okay, let's see where things work well and where they don't work well,'" said Transportation Services John Manconi. "They're going to push their equipment through and test it."

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