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LRT is about more than transit; it’s about transforming Edmonton. As the city grows, so do its transportation needs. LRT is an investment in Edmonton’s future: the development of a modern, globally competitive city with a transportation system that meets the needs of a diverse, dynamic and growing population. LRT is reliable, accessible and frequent. LRT is a preferred choice that gets people where they need to go.

Upcoming Public Meetings - Capital Line SW

Learn more about the City’s grade separation (tracks above, below or at street-level) recommendations and initial results of the summer online survey. Share your feedback on landscaping and the ‘look and feel’ around the recommended Twin Brooks Station and Operations Maintenance Facility.

Kid-friendly activities will be provided.

Date: Thursday September 20, 2018
Time: 5-8:30pm (drop-in)
Location: Johnny Bright School, 1331 Rutherford Road

Public Meetings - Metro Line NW

On September 13 and 18, 2018, residents were invited to learn more about the City’s grade separation (tracks above, below or at street-level) recommendations and initial results of the summer online survey. Administration’s final recommendations will be taken to City Council for approval as part of a non-statutory public hearing on November 6, 2018.

Current Projects

Southwest Edmonton will be home to a permanent Park & Ride at the northwest corner of Ellerslie Road and 127 Street.
Capital Line South extension is in the design phase. Preliminary engineering is being reviewed to bring the project up to standards.
Valley Line West is in the design phase, with funding to cover a preliminary design review and preparing for procurement.
The Centre LRT Study will determine the best LRT route to connect Edmontonians and visitors to Strathcona, Downtown, Bonnie Doon and east Edmonton.

Building LRT

Building a new LRT line is a significant infrastructure project that can take several years of planning, engineering and public engagement before construction can begin. Learn more about the LRT Network Plan, project lifecycle and design when building an LRT.

Completed Projects

Metro Line: Churchill to NAIT Expansion

September 6, 2015

With the opening of the Metro line it expanded the LRT Network 3.3 km from Churchill LRT Station in downtown Edmonton northwest to NAIT.

  • 2015: MacEwan, Kingsway/Royal Alexandra Hospital, NAIT stations opened
Capital Line: Health Sciences to Century Park Expansion

2010 to 2009

With the opening of three more stations it expanded the line to 21 km.

  • 2010: Southgate and Century Park stations opened
  • 2009: McKernan/Belgravia and South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park stations open

South LRT Extension Fly-Through Video

Capital Line: Clareview to Health Sciences

1962 to 2006

  • 2006: Health Sciences Station opens
  • 1998 and 2001: Upgrades to the Belvedere and Clareview stations occurred
  • August 23, 1992: Extension from Grandin to University Station opened. It includes a North Saskatchewan River bridge crossing
  • September 1989: Extension from the Corona Station to Grandin Station opened
  • December 1983: The D.L. MacDonald Yard, between Belvedere and Clareview, opened for storage and to service the vehicles
  • June 1983: Downtown was extended to the Bay and Corona stations
  • April 26, 1981: Extension from the CN right-of-way to Clareview Station opened
  • April 22, 1978: Service started from Central Station to Belvedere Station in time for the 1978 Commonwealth Games
  • 1974 to 1977: Construction and testing started
  • 1962: Plans for Edmonton's LRT were developed

Read more on ETS History.

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LRT Projects

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Future LRT General Inquiries

City of Edmonton

Telephone 780-496-4874

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