Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Train Testing

Notice, Sidewalk, Vehicle

October 17, 2019 – Starting on or about the end of October 2019, Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) train testing will begin on the train tracks at 66 Street, between 38 Avenue and 34 Avenue. To get to the testing area, the LRV will move from the Gerry Wright Operations and Maintenance Facility on 75 Street and 51 Avenue, and will return after each testing session. Some testing may occur overnight.

Testing is done to verify the movement of the LRV, functionality of the system with the LRV and to do a post-delivery check of the LRV. This is the start of LRV testing and will continue until the Valley Line opens.


Please stay off the tracks at all times unless your crossing is permitted by construction personnel, flaggers or pedestrian walk signs.  Do not jaywalk, and obey all traffic laws.

The overhead wires are live.  Do not fly kites, drones, or remote-controlled planes near the wires.  Touching the wires can result in serious injury or death.

Stay alert at all times near LRT tracks as the trains move very quietly and the new LRT does not use flashing lights or bells when crossing intersections.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain an overnight work permit where necessary. *City of Edmonton Bylaw C14600.

We ask for your understanding and patience as testing progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website or contact us via email at or by phone 780-224-0964.

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