THE GS TRAM SITE

OTTAWA

ONTARIO, CANADA

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13 Aug. 1948




CANADA

CALGARY

EDMONTON

GRAND RIVER VALLEY, ONTARIO (BRANTFORD, GUELPH, KITCHENER-WATERLOO)

HALIFAX

MONTRÉAL

OTTAWA

SASKATOON

TORONTO

VANCOUVER

VICTORIA

WINNIPEG


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Ottawa tram map 1948

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

Ch. Charlotte St. S. Somerset St.
G. George St. SD Sussex Drive
ML Maple Lane SP St.Patrick St.

ROUTES

Operator: Ottawa Transportation Commission (OTC)

URBAN STREETCAR ROUTES

  A George St. - Downtown – Albert St.- Byron St. - Britannia Park
  B Seneca St. - Bank St. - Downtown - Rideau St. [Back: Laurier St.] - Charlotte St.
  E Downtown – Bank St. - Bronson Ave. - Dow's Lake
  H Hull - Downtown – St.Patrick St. - Maple Lane / Crichton St.
  R Preston St. - Albert St. - Downtown – Sussex Dr. - Rockcliffe
  S Carling Ave. - Holland Ave. – Somerset St. - Downtown – Laurier St. [Back: Rideau St.] - Charlotte St.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Ottawa streetcar lines: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Horse-drawn streetcars: 21 July 1870 - 1893
  • Electric streetcars: 29 July 1891 - 1 May 1959.
  • O-Train (diesel LRT): 15 Oct. 2001 - today.

GAUGE

  • Ottawa streetcars: 1435 mm.
  • O-Train: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Pence, H. "Ottawa: A tale of two systems" Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2015 (78: 933), p.354-357.

WIKIS

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