Ontario Line - Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance

Project Type:
DBFOM – Design Build Finance Operate Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
To be announced at Financial Close
Estimated Value for Money:
To be announced at Financial Close

About the Project:

The Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance (RSSOM) project is one of three P3 contracts to deliver the Ontario Line, a 15.6-kilometre stand-alone rapid transit line that will connect the Ontario Science Centre to Exhibition/Ontario Place.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Jun 02, 2020
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Dec 14, 2020
  • Request for Proposals:
    Dec 14, 2020
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:

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The RSSOM scope of work includes:

  • A design-build-finance-operate-maintain contract for the entire Ontario Line, for a 30-year term
  • Rolling Stock: design, supply, operate and maintain the vehicles (trains)
  • Systems: design, build, operate and maintain all track, communications (e.g. network, Wi-Fi, CCTV, passenger information) and train control systems for the Ontario Line
  • Design, build, operate and maintain the Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility (where the vehicles are stored; the Operations Control Centre (where staff control train operations and are connected to TTC and GO Transit systems) and Backup Operations Control Centre
  • Working collaboratively with TTC in accordance with future operations and maintenance agreements
  • Integrating fare equipment with the PRESTO system

Project Benefits

  • Faster, more frequent and reliable access to rapid transit with more than 255,000 people will live within a 10-minute walk of an Ontario Line station
  • Improve the quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
  • Reduce crowding on the existing Line 1 (Yonge-University) subway
  • Up to 57,000 more jobs accessible by transit (in 45 minutes or less) for Toronto residents
  • Economic and community growth along the future transit line and thousands of job opportunities annually during construction
  • Reduction in traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption by providing an alternative transportation option

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