Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT Station

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Kingsway/Royal Alex
Edmonton LRT Station
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Station statistics
Coordinates 53°33′28″N 113°30′4″W / 53.55778°N 113.50111°W / 53.55778; -113.50111Coordinates: 53°33′28″N 113°30′4″W / 53.55778°N 113.50111°W / 53.55778; -113.50111
Structure type Surface
Platforms Centre
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities yes
Other information
Opened 2014 (planned)
Electrified 600 V DC[1]
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by City of Edmonton
Services
Preceding station   Edmonton Transit System   Following station
Terminus
Metro Line
(Opens 2014)

Kingsway/Royal Alex Station is a future LRT station on the Metro Line in Edmonton, Alberta. It is located adjacent to the Royal Alexandra Hospital on the north side of Kingsway. The newly constructed Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre is located next to the station.[2]

History[edit]

Preliminary engineering of the line was completed in July 2009 and construction of the phase from the MacEwan Station to NAIT Station began in the summer of 2011. The line is estimated to cost around $755 million with a completion date set for late 2014.[3]

Around the Station[edit]

Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre[edit]

Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre
Station statistics
Platforms 10 bus bays
Other information
Opened June 29, 2014 (2014-06-29)[4]
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Website Transit Centre

The Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre is located on the south side of 111 Avenue, east of 106 Street. The transit centre is served by ETS and St. Albert Transit (StAT).[5]

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[6]

Destination Routes
Abbottsfield Transit Centre 8 ETS
Belvedere Transit Centre 127 ETS
Downtown 12, 125, 201 ETS
Eaux Claires Transit Centre 9 ETS
Northgate Transit Centre 12, 130 ETS
Mill Woods Transit Centre 8 ETS
Montrose 143 ETS
Jasper Place Transit Centre 125 ETS
Southgate Transit Centre 9 ETS
St. Albert 202 StAT
University Transit Centre 130 ETS
Westmount Transit Centre 127 ETS

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD160 Light Rail Vehicle". Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc. May 2007. Archived from the original on October 26, 2010. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "North LRT Stations". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  3. ^ "Metro Line to Open by End of 2014". City of Edmonton. March 20, 2014. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Magi, Kim (June 27, 2014). "Kingsway/Royal Alex Transit Centre set to open Sunday". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.edmonton.ca/transportation/ets/alerts_routes_schedules_maps/new-kingsway-rah-transit-centre.aspx
  6. ^ http://www.edmonton.ca/transportation/transit/Kingsway_RAH_June2014.pdf