MacEwan LRT Station

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MacEwan
Edmonton LRT station
MacEwan LRT.jpg
Coordinates 53°32′52″N 113°29′57″W / 53.54778°N 113.49917°W / 53.54778; -113.49917Coordinates: 53°32′52″N 113°29′57″W / 53.54778°N 113.49917°W / 53.54778; -113.49917
Owned by City of Edmonton
Platforms Centre
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Surface
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened September 6, 2015[1]
Electrified 600 V DC[2]
Services
Preceding station   Edmonton Transit System   Following station
toward NAIT
Metro Line

MacEwan Station is a LRT station on the Metro Line in Edmonton, Alberta. It is located across from MacEwan University on 105 Avenue between 103 and 104 Street. The station opened on September 6, 2015.[1]

History[edit]

Construction on the first phase of the project that links the station with Churchill Station began in the fall of 2009 with completion originally set for early 2014.[3]

It was announced on August 31, 2009, that the Katz Group had bought the land adjacent to the site for the MacEwan Station, with the intention to build Rogers Place, a new NHL arena.[4]

Around the station[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Metro Line Delay FAQ" (PDF). City of Edmonton. October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ Downtown arena has big potential