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Government of Ontario and Metrolinx officials visited the rail station in St. Catharines to announce that the government will introduce long-asked-for weekday GO train service to Niagara Falls and St. Catharines on the Lakeshore West line. “Our government is keeping our promise to get people moving and make life better…

December 14, 2018 @ 11:29am

Metrolinx has hired the design consultant to support the expansion of GO Transit rail service into Niagara Region. Wood Canada Ltd. will provide engineering services for the detailed design of the three stations, including a new station in Grimsby, retrofitting the existing VIA stations in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls,…

September 06, 2018 @ 7:58am

The City of Mississauga is considering a proposal for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system on Dundas Street, providing a west-east link to current and future transit corridors. The Dundas Connects Master Plan was presented at the City’s Planning and Development Committee meeting on April 30th. The Plan calls for…

May 03, 2018 @ 10:13am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build, and finance the Lakeshore West Infrastructure Improvements project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Lakeshore West line. “Today's announcement launches…

April 27, 2018 @ 10:10am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to two prequalified teams to design, build, and finance the Union Station Enhancement project. Infrastructure upgrades are required to help accommodate increased capacity as part of the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service, which links into Union…

April 13, 2018 @ 10:35am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to five prequalified teams to build and finance the Lakeshore East - Central Corridor Expansion project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Lakeshore East line. The prequalified…

April 12, 2018 @ 8:37am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, and finance the Existing Stations Renovations project, which is part of the Stations and Off-Corridor program. The project is part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. The RFQ outlines the…

April 12, 2018 @ 8:34am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three teams shortlisted to design, build, and finance the Milton Corridor project. This project is part of Metrolinx's work to provide faster, more frequent and convenient transit service across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), as…

April 05, 2018 @ 8:20am

Transportation Minister Kathryn McGarry was joined by Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster at Union Station in downtown Toronto to announce that Ontario is moving ahead with the next phase of work to build the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) system. "This is a momentous time as we get…

March 27, 2018 @ 8:34am

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of $254.5 million to EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) to design, build, and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement project, in support of the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. Members of the EDTI team include: Applicant Lead: EllisDon Capital Inc.…

March 09, 2018 @ 9:32am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - West Corridor Expansion project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to help accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Lakeshore East line. “This is…

March 05, 2018 @ 9:19am

The Government of Ontario has released the province's Hydrogen Rail (Hydrail) Feasibility Study, which found that it would be feasible to build and operate electrified rail service on GO Transit and the UP Express using hydrogen-powered trains at a cost comparable to conventional electrification using overhead wires. Ontario is engaging…

February 23, 2018 @ 9:32am

Three teams have been shortlisted to design, build and finance the Davenport Diamond project. Teams were selected based on their construction capability, experience, qualified personnel and financial capacity to deliver a project of this size and scope. The teams are: Davenport Construction Partners Applicant Lead: Dragados Canada, Inc., Bot Infrastructure…

December 18, 2017 @ 9:24am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract to Toronto Tunnel Partners (TTP) to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project, in support of the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. “Ontario is moving forward to build the infrastructure we need to deliver GO…

December 15, 2017 @ 9:38am

Ontario Minister of Transportation has announced the release of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for upgrades to the Lakeshore West GO corridor. The upgrades to the Lakeshore West GO corridor include: - Track improvements and other work to enable increased service at Exhibition Station; - Mimico Station rehabilitation; - Long…

December 07, 2017 @ 10:40am

The Government of Ontario has moved into the next phase of procurement with the close of the request for proposals to design and build the new transit hub at Kipling Station. Ontario is integrating the subway, GO train, and local and regional bus services, including GO, TTC, and MiWay services,…

November 01, 2017 @ 7:49am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have shortlisted three teams to design, build, and finance the Rutherford Station project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Barrie line. Teams were selected based on criteria identified in the Request for Qualification (RFQ)…

September 27, 2017 @ 10:08am

Ontario is electrifying the GO rail network to transform how people move around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), and is seeking design concepts for Hydrogen-powered trains as an alternative to conventional overhead wires. Through the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program, Ontario will deliver faster and more frequent…

September 15, 2017 @ 9:41am

The Request for Proposals (RFP) stage for the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvements project has closed. The prequalified teams of bidders submitted their proposals to design, build, and finance the improvements to the three GO stations, including new pedestrian connections, track upgrades, and platform canopies. The project also includes a new…

September 11, 2017 @ 6:46am

Questions have arisen over the legitimacy of two stops selected as part of Metrolinx’s $13.5-billion Regional Express Rail project. According to an article from the Toronto Star, two stations originally rejected through Metrolinx’s analysis were later approved as a result of ‘pressure’ from the provincial transportation ministry. The Star obtained…

August 28, 2017 @ 6:41am

The Government of Ontario has announced the completion of the Dufferin Street Bridge Widening project, a milestone in the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. Passing over Queen Street West, the Dufferin Street Bridge has been widened to accommodate the additional track needed to increase service levels between Toronto and…

July 24, 2017 @ 7:17am

The request for proposals (RFP) stage has closed for prequalified teams to submit their proposals to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project, as part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. The tunnel is a portion of the work being done on the Kitchener GO…

July 24, 2017 @ 6:53am

The Government of Ontario has announced the commencement of the GO Rail Network Electrification Transit Project Assessment Process. The process builds on public consultations held last year and will assess the environmental impacts of converting core segments of the GO rail network, including the UP Express, from diesel to electric.…

June 19, 2017 @ 7:03am

The Government on Ontario, alongside officials from the City of Mississauga, TTC, and Metrolinx, have announced a plan to redevelop Kipling Station into a major transit station that integrates subway, regional rail, and inter-regional bus services into a single hub. The redevelopment includes the area around the Kipling GO Station…

April 03, 2017 @ 10:39am

The federal government has announced that it will invest more than $1.8 billion in the GO Transit Regional Express rail project in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area. The funding announced is through the New Building Canada Fund – Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component. Along with the province’s contribution to the GO Transit…

March 31, 2017 @ 7:30am

Ontario is extending the Richmond Hill GO line with the construction of a new GO station at Highway 404 and Bloomington Road. The new station will extend the Richmond Hill GO rail line north from the current terminus at Gormley GO Station, and will offer commuters living in Aurora and…

March 24, 2017 @ 6:32am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Lakeshore East line. The RFQ outlines…

March 23, 2017 @ 6:03am

Ontario has announced improvements to the Union Station GO rail corridor, including an upgrade and expansion of the Don Yard facility to provide additional train storage and train servicing capabilities close to Union Station. This will allow Metrolinx to better meet future growth and demand for GO and UP Express…

November 24, 2016 @ 7:46am

The province will construct new, multi-level parking structures to help address the parking demands at Maple and Rutherford GO stations, which will provide 1,200 new spots at each station. Metrolinx will also be adding new pedestrian tunnels at both stations that will connect to the future second track and platform,…

October 13, 2016 @ 7:53am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build and finance the Cooksville GO Station project. This project is part of Metrolinx’s work to provide a faster, more frequent and convenient transit service across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The…

October 04, 2016 @ 7:44am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build, and finance the GO Transit station improvements on the Stouffville Corridor. The teams were selected based on criteria identified in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) process that began in July 2016.…

September 19, 2016 @ 11:59am