Hurontario Light Rail Transit

Mississauga - Brampton
Project Type:
DBFOM - Design Build Finance Operate Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
$4.6 billion
Estimated Value for Money:
$924 million

About the Project:

The Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project is part of the Ontario Government's commitment to expand transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The LRT will run along Hurontario Street in Mississauga and Brampton and be fully integrated with municipal transit systems.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Oct 18, 2016
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Jun 06, 2017
  • Request for Proposals:
    Aug 17, 2017
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Oct 21, 2019
  • Construction Begins:
    Mar 13, 2020
  • Construction Ends:

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The project includes:

  • 18 kilometres of new dedicated rapid transit between Port Credit GO Station in Mississauga to the Gateway Terminal at Steeles Avenue in Brampton 
  • 19 surface stops with connections to GO Transit's Milton and Lakeshore West rail lines, Mississauga MiWay, Brampton Transit, and the Mississauga Transitway BRT
  • A maintenance and storage facility for the light rail vehicles at Highway 407

Community and Green Benefits

  • increased reliability and comfort for passengers riding on the LRT system
  • reduced traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption
  • improved quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
  • a reduced number of buses travelling along Hurontario Street

Economic Benefits

Design and construction of the LRT will generate employment opportunities, produce significant benefits for commuters as well as revitalize development along Hurontario Street. 

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