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GO Rail Expansion – Rutherford Station Project

Greater Toronto Area
Project Type:
DBF - Design Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
$239 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$48.4 million

About the Project

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

GO Rail Expansion will transform the transportation network in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area over the next decade. Metrolinx will transform the GO Transit rail network into a system that will deliver two-way, all-day service every 15 minutes over core segments of the GO Rail network. System-wide 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
    May 02, 2017
  • Short-list Bidders Selected
    Sep 27, 2017
  • Request for Proposals
    Nov 21, 2017
  • Winning Bidder Selected
    Dec 13, 2018
  • Construction Begins
    Aug 01, 2019
  • Construction Ends
    Jul 11, 2022

Latest News


  • New multi-level parking structure with integrated station building
  • Redesign of surface parking, kiss and ride, bus loop and pedestrian access
  • Rail/Road grade separation on Rutherford Road
  • New rail platforms
  • A second heavy rail track and provision for future third express center track

Community And Green Benefits

  • Reduced traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption
  • Improved quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel timeĀ 

Economic Benefits

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

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