Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT Station

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Kingsway/Royal Alex
Edmonton LRT station
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
Owned by City of Edmonton
Platforms Centre
Tracks 2
Structure type Surface
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Opened September 6, 2015[1]
Electrified 600 V DC[2]
Passengers (2015)
(typical weekday)
1,452 board
1,635 alight
3,087 Total[3]
Preceding station   Edmonton Transit System   Following station
Metro Line
toward Century Park

Kingsway/Royal Alex Station is a 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 Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre, constructed at the same time, is located next to the station.[4]


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 $665 million[5] and opened on September 6, 2015.[1]

Around the station[edit]

Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre[edit]

Kingsway/RAH Transit Centre
Platforms 10 bus bays
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Website Transit Centre
Opened June 29, 2014 (2014-06-29)[6]

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).[7]

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[8]

Destination Routes
Abbottsfield Transit Centre 8 ETS
Belvedere Transit Centre 125 ETS
Downtown 12, 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


  1. ^ a b Ramsay, Caley (September 6, 2015). "After lengthy delay, Metro Line LRT opens to riders". Global News Edmonton. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ "SD160 Light Rail Vehicle" (PDF). Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc. May 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2010. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2015 LRT Passenger Count Report" (PDF). Edmonton Transit System. April 2016. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  4. ^ "North LRT Stations". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  5. ^ "Metro Line Delay FAQ" (PDF). City of Edmonton. October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014. 
  6. ^ Magi, Kim (June 27, 2014). "Kingsway/Royal Alex Transit Centre set to open Sunday". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
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