Wilson Facility Enhancement and Yard Expansion

Rank 2024


Image Credit: TTC

Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: Subway

Project Value: $506.4 million

Funding Source: Public

Municipal Funding: TTC: $506.4 million (2015 Capital Budget)

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Toronto

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2020

TTC’s Wilson Yard is undergoing a significant expansion of the rail yard and supporting maintenance facilities, which is required to accommodate the needs for Toronto Rocket train storage and as a result of the introduction of the Spadina Subway Extension and increasing service demands on Line 1 (Yonge University Spadina). This expansion will add eight new storage tracks to the facility with room to store 16 trains, as well as an expanded car house for servicing Toronto Rocket trains, new run-around connections, and a connection to Downsview station.

The entire project is expected to be completed in 2020.

Project Owner: TTC

Engineer: AECOM; Hatch; TTC

Contractor: Dufferin Construction(a division of CRH Canada - contract for prep work)

Project/Construction Manager: Bondfield Construction (construction management)

Other Key Players: KPMG;Hanscomb;Comtech

Supplier Other: Ansaldo; Canam Group; DECAST (precast chambers); Dufferin Construction (Dufferin Concrete); Nedco; Nortrak; Powell; Tomlinson; Thales; Twinco

Legal: Osler

Road or Transit Length (km): 1

2020 Rank: 85

2019 Rank: 86

2018 Rank: 85

2017 Rank: 82

2016 Rank: 86

2015 Rank: 88

2014 Rank: 85