October 16, 2023 | Mark Paradies

Interesting “Root Cause” of Ottawa Light Rail Bearing and Axle Problems

LRT light rail problems

Video From the Manufacturer

The video above demonstrates what the rail car manufacturer says is the sequence of events leading to the failure of rail car axles and a derailment of the LRT light rail cars on Ottawa’s system.

The Ottawa Rail Transit Group and the manufacturer still haven’t agreed on the root causes of these failures or the corrective action needed. However, at a meeting about the problems, an RTG representative said they were within weeks of agreeing on the root causes.

For more information, see THIS LINK.

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