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Train with brake fault cause of Monday LRT delays

Service fully resumed just before 12:30 yesterday afternoon. 
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O-Train sign outside of Tunney's Pasture Station. File photo

The City of Ottawa's transit services has revealed the cause that disrupted the light rail transit (LRT) system for more than three hours on Monday, Jan. 23. 

OC Transpo tweeted just after 9 a.m. on Jan. 23 that a stopped train caused delays on the Confederation Line for riders, adding that trains were being held at some stations due to a stopped train. 

In a media release, transit services said a brake fault stopped short at the Tunney's Pasture Station. 

Service fully resumed just before 12:30 yesterday afternoon. 

The City's director of transit service, Troy Charter, said in a release the incident will be reviewed anda lessons learned approach will be taken. 



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