Regional Express Rail - Lakeshore East, East 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 after Financial Close

About the Project:

Infrastructure upgrades, such as the construction of third track infrastructure will further help to accommodate increased capacity on the Lakeshore East line as part of the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service. 


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Mar 22, 2017
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Jul 18, 2017
  • Request for Proposals:
    Nov 17, 2017
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:


  • Right-of-Way (ROW) works to construct 11 kilometers of third track infrastructure between Beechgrove Road and Durham Junction
  • Expansion and upgrade of two (2) rail bridges at Rouge River and Highland Creek
  • Expansion and rehabilitation of existing culverts, and construction of retaining walls to support additional track grading for the corridor

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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