Walkley Yard

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Walkley Yard
O-Train maintenance facility
O-Train C3 at Walkley Yard.jpg
Location 3101 Albion Road North
Coordinates 45°22′08″N 75°38′45″W / 45.36889°N 75.64583°W / 45.36889; -75.64583Coordinates: 45°22′08″N 75°38′45″W / 45.36889°N 75.64583°W / 45.36889; -75.64583
Owned by Canadian Pacific Railway
Line(s) O Train
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type 2 At-grade sheds
History
Opened 1955
Rebuilt 2001
Previous names Canadian National Railway

Walkley Yard was built in 1955 by the National Capital Commission to relocate the Canadian National Railway yard, to make way for construction of the Queensway. The northerly part was later acquired by the current owner Canadian Pacific Railway in 1967, when they moved from LeBreton Flats. The OC Transpo facility was added in 2001 to allow Bombardier to service the O-Train fleet indoors. The Canadian National and Ottawa Central Railway still occupy the southerly portion of the freight yard.[1]

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