GO Expansion Projects – On Corridor

Rank 2021


Industry Sector: Transit

Range $15.705 billion

Specific Sector: Rail

Project Value: $15,705,000,000

Government Funds Involved: Public

Funding Source: Public

Location Ontario

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2025

The GO Expansion Projects – On Corridor work consists of the core infrastructure and services that will allow Metrolinx’s rail corridor to run two-day, all-day service at a frequency of every 15 minutes, throughout the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) network.

The scope of the work, as defined by Infrastructure Ontario through the procurement process, includes:

• Operation of train services including train driving;

• Timetable planning, train control and dispatch for all operators across the GO-owned rail network;

• Design, build, integration, maintenance, rehabilitation or renewal of the railway corridor (civil infrastructure, tracks, systems, signaling, rolling stock, etc.);

• Refurbishment, maintenance, servicing and cleaning of all rolling stock and procurement of new rolling stock;

• Construction of new maintenance and train storage and/or layover facilities;

• Reconstruction of Union Station track and platforms; and

• Compliance with Metrolinx safety, security and emergency management policies.

Four prequalified consortiums were announced on May 30, 2019. The proposal process is underway with two teams remaining to bid on the project, and a successful team is expected to be announced late 2021.

Project Owner: Metrolinx

Project/Construction Manager: Infrastructure Ontario

Engineer: Morrison Hershfield (planning and environmental); Wood (consulting); WSP (design)

Other Key Players: Dillon Consulting (architectural services); Golder (geotechnical studies); EY (mgmt. consultant); Deloitte (mgmt. consultant); Comtech (project mgmt. consultant); Entuitive

2020 Rank: 1

2019 Rank: 1

2018 Rank: NR