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Toronto passenger rail enhancement shortlist announced

CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and Greater Toronto transport agency Metrolinx have shortlisted four consortia to bid for the On-Corridor Works contract within the GO Rail Expansion programme, which aims to provide an enhanced and all-day Regional Express Rail passenger service in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.

Bidder Applicant lead Construction Design Operations & maintenance Financial adviser
EnTransit SNC-Lavalin Capital, Siemens Project Ventures, Keolis SNC-Lavalin, Siemens SNC-Lavalin, Siemens, Balfour Beatty Rail Keolis SNCF, SNC-Lavalin, Siemens National Bank
MTR Kiewit Partners MTR, Kiewit MTR, Kiewit Design Team: MTR, Arup, Mott Macdonald MTR Scotiabank
ONcore Transit ACS Dragados Canada AECOM, Sener ACSIC, RATP Dev, Bombardier Astris Finance, Rubicon  
ONxpress Transportation Partners Aecon Concessions, John Holland, Meridiam Infrastructure, Alstom Transport Canada Aecon IM, John Holland, Alstom WSP, Hatch, Alstom Deutsche Bahn, John Holland, Aecon O&M RBC Dominion Securities

The contract would cover:

  • Design, build, finance, integration, maintenance, rehabilitation or renewal of the civil works, tracks, railway systems and rolling stock;
  • Train operations;
  • Timetable planning, train control and dispatch for all operators across the GO-owned network;
  • Maintenance, servicing, refurbishment of all rolling stock and procurement of new rolling stock;
  • Construction of maintenance facilities.

‘We have strong teams bidding on the project combining proven international and local experience’, said Infrastructure Ontario President & CEO Ehren Cory when the shortlist was announced on May 30. ‘We look forward to seeing their innovative proposals to build and operate the GO Rail Expansion programme for the benefit of the entire region.’

Ontario’s Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton said the project would make travelling ‘a faster, easier and a more seamless experience for commuters’, and ‘partnering with the private sector to deliver this programme will minimise construction delays and financial risks to taxpayers’.

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