Regional Express Rail - Cooksville GO Station

Greater Toronto Area
Project Type:
DBF - Design Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
$128.4 million
Estimated Value for Money:
To be announced after Financial

About the Project:

Announced in 2014 by the Province of Ontario, Regional Express Rail (RER) will transform the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area over the next decade. Metrolinx will transform the GO rail network into an RER system that will bring 15-minute, two-way, all-day, electrified GO service to communities across the region. System-wide RER infrastructure upgrades will include: adding tracks, expanding stations, electrification of the rail network, new locomotives and train control systems to enable more frequent service.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Sep 14, 2016
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Jan 20, 2017
  • Request for Proposals:
    Jan 20, 2017
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Nov 03, 2017
  • Construction Begins:
    Sep 01, 2018
  • Construction Ends:

Winning Bidder

EllisDon Infrastructure CGS RER Inc.: (Applicant Lead) EllisDon Infrastructure CGS RER Inc.; (Construction) EllisDon Design-Build Inc.; (Design) WalterFedy, Brodie & Associates, and WSP/MMM; (Financial Advisor) EllisDon Capital Inc.


Scope of work includes:

  • New station building with a large public plaza
  • New six-storey parking structure with pedestrian connection to rail platform and redevelopment of existing parking areas
  • Upgrades to existing rail platform
  • Bus loop with a minimum of eight bus bays for GO and MiWay bus service
  • John Street Extension

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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