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Wednesday's LRT delay in pictures

The Confederation Line ground to a near halt for the second straight morning Wednesday. Here's what it looked like.

The new Confederation Line ground to a near halt Wednesday for the second straight morning.

For some, the first hint of trouble was the blank 'next arrival' signs.

Blank signs at Tunney's Pasture. Oct. 9, 2019. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)
A train sits in a closed Confederation Line platform Oct. 9, 2019. (Jérémie Bergeron/Radio-Canada)
'Next arrival' signs were blank during Confederation Line delays Oct. 9, 2019. (Jérémie Bergeron/Radio-Canada)

Passengers left the platforms to catch replacement buses.

Street level at Tunney's Pasture station during an LRT delay on Oct. 9, 2019. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)
Crowds outside Lyon station in Ottawa during a light rail delay Oct. 9, 2019. (Jérémie Bergeron/Radio-Canada)

Some decided to walk.

People cross Scott Street from Tunney's Pasture station during a major light rail delay Oct. 9, 2019. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

The city's transit boss visited the scene.

Ottawa's general manager of transit services John Manconi speaks on the phone at Tunney's Pasture station during a LRT delay Oct. 9, 2019. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

The city says it will have more details this afternoon.

 

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