Welcome to the Valley Line Southeast LRT, an exciting new transportation option coming soon to the city! As TransEd is testing trains along the Valley Line Southeast LRT and mimicking the future schedule, we want to remind you of some important safety measures to keep in mind while travelling around the LRT.
Let’s work together to make sure that the Valley Line Southeast LRT is a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone!
As the new school year starts, we want to emphasize the importance of safety for all students along the Valley Line Southeast LRT. Use designated pedestrian crossings when crossing roads and train tracks. Avoid taking shortcuts or crossing in the middle of busy streets.
As the school season begins, remember to prioritize your safety while travelling along the Valley Line Southeast LRT. Pedestrians, please adhere to all pedestrian crosswalk signals and use the marked crosswalks to safely cross the LRT tracks and roadways.
Pedestrian crossings on the Valley Line Southeast LRT occur at intersections and at some mid-block crossings to facilitate convenient access to local neighbourhoods or shared use paths within the community. It is important for motorists to take note of these pedestrian mid-block crossings. Pedestrians should press the designated crossing button and wait behind the bumpy yellow line for the walk light to ensure a safe passage across the tracks and road.
Embrace the wonderful biking season! As you ride along the Valley Line Southeast LRT, pay attention to bicycle signals placed across the city’s bike network. These signals are essential guides when crossing intersections or the LRT tracks. Stay safe and enjoy your biking journey!
The Valley Line Southeast trains are quiet and integrated into neighbourhoods. To ensure you are safe while crossing the tracks, it is essential to utilize designated crosswalks and wait for the pedestrian lights to signal when it’s safe to proceed.
Valley Line trains share the road with you! When driving along the Valley Line Southeast LRT, be aware that trains may approach from both directions. Always obey traffic signs and signals to ensure a safe journey for all.
Always prioritize your safety! Use designated pedestrian crosswalks to cross the Valley Line Southeast LRT tracks. Pay attention to traffic signals and only cross the tracks when the walk light indicates it is safe to do so.
For your safety and the safety of others, please take note of the NO ENTRY signs along the Valley Line Southeast LRT tracks. These signs are in place to protect pedestrians and prevent accidents by clearly indicating areas where pedestrian and traffic access is not permitted. It’s important to always follow traffic signs and pedestrian signals and never drive or walk along the LRT tracks.
Drivers, when making turns at intersections along the Valley Line Southeast LRT, please ensure that your vehicle follows the designated guideline painted on the roadway. This is important to minimize the risk of accidentally entering the wrong lane or the LRT tracks. They are common and can be found at major intersections in Edmonton and Alberta.
When biking near the Valley Line Southeast LRT tracks, always pay attention to your surroundings and be aware of approaching trains. Make sure to use designated crossings. Always follow traffic rules and signals to ensure a safe and enjoyable bike ride.
While train testing continues, TransEd technicians are monitoring Valley Line Southeast LRT high voltage power infrastructure behind these walls. These utility complexes, and ones just like them along the 13km of tracks, contain high voltage equipment. Be safe, never attempt to enter an LRT utility complex.
At intersections, pavement markings and STOP LINE signs indicate where road users must stop to stay out of the intersection. Stopping at the stop line ensures road users are a safe distance from the Valley Line tracks when the trains pass through the intersection. Stopping at the stop line also helps to ensure vehicles in turn lanes are detected by the traffic signal detection system.
Never shortcut across the tracks. Valley Line Southeast trains move quickly and quietly, you may not hear them approaching.
Always be aware of your surroundings near train tracks along the Valley Line Southeast, and never try to race a train. Follow all traffic signals and signs. Slow down and stop before the stop line when approaching the yellow light. When you see tracks, expect a train!
When you are driving along the Valley Line Southeast, pay attention to new traffic signals and signs. To stay a safe distance away from the tracks, bring your vehicle to a complete stop before the stop line. Train testing is increasing. When you see tracks, expect a train!
The overhead live power lines provide 750 Volts to power the trains. Be aware that contact with live overhead wires can lead to serious injury or death. Please keep high-reaching objects/devices away from the overhead wires.
All pedestrian crossings along the Valley Line Southeast have countdown timers and audible pedestrian signals. Always press the button and wait at the intersection for the walk light. Train testing is increasing. When you see tracks, expect a train!
The Valley Line Southeast trains are very quiet, you might not hear them approaching. To safely cross, use a crosswalk, and wait for the pedestrian lights to indicate that it is safe to do so. Train testing is increasing. When you see tracks, expect a train!
As you drive along Valley Line Southeast, pay attention to new traffic signs and “no right turn on red” signs. Collisions can be prevented by obeying these signs. Drivers are reminded that there are no right turns permitted northbound 83 St at 90 Ave near Vimy Ridge school.
Trains on the Valley Line Southeast share the road vehicles. There are no crossing arms, no gates, and no bells at intersections. Never stop on the tracks. Train testing is underway. When you see tracks, expect a train!
Be aware of “no right turn on red” signs when driving along the Valley Line Southeast. Drivers must obey these signs to prevent collisions. Train testing is underway. When you see tracks, expect a train!
The Valley Line Southeast trains are actively testing in the downtown area. Please do not jaywalk across the tracks and only cross when the pedestrian crossing sign is on. Follow the road signs and be aware of your surroundings. When you see tracks, expect a train!
At the Davies Transit Centre and Park & Ride, you will find designated sidewalks for pedestrians to ensure safety. To prevent slipping and falling in the winter, walk on the designated safe pathways.