LRT riders had to walk along tracks during breakdowns — including in the tunnel Social Sharing

By Joanne Chianello, CBC News Ottawa, February 27, 2020

Six train failures in back-to-back rush hours have caused commuting havoc in Ottawa, forcing Confederation Line passengers to be evacuated from their trains — and in one case, requiring them to walk along the tracks in the downtown tunnel.

The extent of the chaos was confirmed Thursday morning at an OC Transpo news conference

OC Transpo boss John Manconi told reporters that customers don't "want to hear the excuses, the rationale, the technical nuts and bolts, they want one thing — service."

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