Regional Express Rail - Barrie Rail Corridor Expansion Project

Greater Toronto Area
Project Type:
BF - Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
To be announced at Financial Close
Estimated Value for Money:
To be announced at Financial Close

About the Project:

Infrastructure upgrades, such as the construction of a double track expansion will further help to accommodate increased capacity on the Barrie GO line as part of the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Jun 08, 2017
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Oct 17, 2017
  • Request for Proposals:
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:


  • Double track expansion on the Barrie Corridor Line, including grading, between Union Station and Aurora GO Station
  • Track and signals upgrades to support double track expansion
  • Noise and retaining walls
  • Bridge expansions at Sheppard Avenue West, Major Mackenzie Drive and Yonge Street

Community and Green Benefits

  • reduced traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption
  • improved quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time 

Economic Benefits

Design and construction of the project will generate employment opportunities, produce significant benefits for commuters.

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