Wilson Facility Enhancement and Yard Expansion

Rank 2021


Industry Sector: Transit

Range $506.4 million

Specific Sector: Subway

Project Value: $506,390,000

Government Funds Involved: Public

Funding Source: Public

Location Ontario

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

Project/Construction Manager: Bondfield Construction (construction management)

Engineer: AECOM; Hatch; TTC

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

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: 85

2018 Rank: 85

2017 Rank: 83

2016 Rank: 86

2015 Rank: 88

2014 Rank: 88

Municipal Funding Number: 506390000

Image Credit: TTC