Fallowfield station (Ontario)

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Fallowfield
Sunset at Fallowfield Station.jpg
Location3347 Fallowfield Road,
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
Coordinates45°17′57″N 75°44′12″W / 45.29917°N 75.73667°W / 45.29917; -75.73667Coordinates: 45°17′57″N 75°44′12″W / 45.29917°N 75.73667°W / 45.29917; -75.73667
Owned byVia Rail
Platforms1 side platform and 1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsOC Transpo logo.svg
Construction
Parking1025 spaces
Other information
Station codeVia Rail: FALL
History
Opened2000 (OC Transpo station), 2002 (Via Rail station)
Services
Preceding station VIA Rail Canada simplified.svg Via Rail Following station
Smiths Falls
toward Toronto
Toronto–Ottawa Ottawa
Terminus
Terminus Ottawa–Montreal Ottawa
toward Montreal
Preceding station OC Transpo Following station
Nepean Woods
toward Riverview
Route 74 Baseline
Longfields
toward Cambrian
Route 75

Fallowfield is an inter-city passenger railway station located at 3347 Fallowfield Road, in the Ottawa neighbourhood of Barrhaven.

Fallowfield is a stop for all Via Rail trains operating in Corridor service between Ottawa and Toronto, and it is also the terminus for some trips between Ottawa and Montreal, extending that service beyond the primary Ottawa station. The wheelchair accessible station is manned and the building is equipped with a ticket office, waiting room, vending machines, washrooms and Wi-Fi internet access.

The 2013 Ottawa bus–train crash took place on September 18, 2013, between an OC Transpo bus and a Via train, at a level crossing located north of Fallowfield station. Six bus passengers died and several people were injured as a result.[1]

Transitway station[edit]

Fallowfield bus platforms

Adjacent to the train station is an OC Transpo bus stop on the Transitway.[2] The following routes serve Fallowfield as of October 6, 2019:

Fallowfield Station Service
Rapid routes  74   75 
Local routes  73   170   171   173   179 
Connexion routes  270   271   272   273   275   277   278 
Shopper routes  305 
Event routes  406   456 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Via Rail train, Ottawa city bus crash leaves 6 dead". CBC News Ottawa. September 18, 2013. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Fallowfield" (PDF). Station Layout. OC Transpo. December 2015. Retrieved January 29, 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Fallowfield, Ontario railway station at Wikimedia Commons