Ottawa will Build a Tunnel for Light Rail Project

Ottawa will Build a Tunnel for Light Rail Project
July 10, 2011 6:43 pm

The city of Ottawa in Canada has scrapped an existing plan to build a 3.2km tunnel for its light rail project, and approved a new plan that will keep the project under its C$2bn budget.

According to the revised plan, the tunnel will be built under Queen Street instead of Albert Street and it will be dug at a depth of 15-16m instead of 39-40m.
The tunnel will be part of a 12.5km light rail line thatwill run from Tunney’s Pasture, just west of downtown, to Blair station in the east.
The city is seeking proposal for the project by December of this year and will award a contract in December 2012; the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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