Lebreton Station is a stop on the transitway
In Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the public transit service operated by OC Transpo has two rapid transit systems: the Transitway, a bus rapid transit network, and the O-Train, a diesel-powered light rail transit service operated on one line.-Major routes:...
Ottawa is the capital of Canada, the second largest city in the Province of Ontario, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario...
. It is located in the Lebreton Flats
LeBreton Flats is a neighbourhood in Ottawa, Canada. It lies to the west of Centretown neighbourhood, and to the north of Centretown West with "Nanny Goat Hill" as the dividing line...
area, near the intersection of Wellington Street
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and Booth Street. The Chaudières Bridge crosses the Ottawa River
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just north of this location, and the Canadian War Museum
The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the museum covers all facets of Canada’s military past, from the first recorded instances of death by armed violence in Canadian history several thousand years ago to the country’s most recent...
is in walking distance.
It is often frequented by those continuing to Downtown Gatineau
Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth largest city in the province. It is located on the northern banks of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, Ontario, and together they form Canada's National Capital Region. Ottawa and Gatineau comprise a single Census...
, including the Terrasses de la Chaudière
Terrasses de la Chaudière is a complex of government office buildings in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. The complex was built in 1978 as part of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's initiative to see more federal workers based in the Quebec side of the Ottawa River. It was built by developer Robert Campeau...
government office complex.
Before its cancellation on December 14, 2006, the O-Train
The O-Train is a light-rail transit service in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada operated by OC Transpo. The present line runs north-south on a railway line, from Bayview to Greenboro, a distance of approximately...
, with the extension of the North-South LRT lane, would have served this station heading towards downtown.
It the future, there are plans for extensive residential developments that will create a new urban village in the Lebreton Flats area. This is expected to increase usage of Lebreton Station.
The station is also the rush-hour terminus of the newly-created rapid transit route 99 that links downtown to Riverside South in the south end of the city.
To the east, O'Connor Street
Metcalfe Station is a bus station on OC Transpo's Central Transitway. There are two parts of the station, as the Transitway runs on two parallel streets. The north station serves westbound traffic, and is found on Albert Street, and the south station serves eastbound traffic, and is found on...
is 5 minutes away, Mackenzie King
Mackenzie King Station is a major station on the OC Transpo transitway. It is served by all three of OC Transpo's principal routes along with all express routes and several crosstown routes...
is 10 minutes away, and Hurdman Station
Hurdman Transitway Station is a station on Ottawa's transitway. Hurdman is one of the busier stations, perhaps the busiest, as it is the main hub of the transitway network east of downtown. Hurdman is where the main transitway route from downtown to west branches off in two directions: one to the...
is 13 minutes away. To the west, Tunney's Pasture Station
Tunney's Pasture Station is a stop on the transitway in Ottawa, Ontario. It is located at the Tunney's Pasture government office complex, on Scott Street at Holland Avenue.The transitway in the area is in a below-grade 'trench' parallel to Scott Street...
is reachable in 2 minutes, and Lincoln Fields Station
Lincoln Fields Station is a station on Ottawa's transitway located at Carling Avenue and the Ottawa River Parkway. It is adjacent but not connected to nearby Lincoln Heights Galleria Shopping Centre. It is the main western hub of the transitway system and has a ticket sales and information office...
is reachable in 10 minutes.
The following routes serve Lebreton Station:
20 21 22
30 31 34 35 37 38
60 61 62 65 66
68 69 70 71 73 76 77
94 95 96 97 98
99 105 176
221 231 232 261 262 263 283
- Routes 16 and 85 are also available at the corner of Albert and Booth.