Regional Express Rail - GO Regional Express Rail On-Corridor

Greater Toronto Area
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 DBFOM project includes a system-wide plan to improve GO Transit service.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Apr 03, 2018
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    May 30, 2019
  • Request for Proposals:
    May 31, 2019
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:


The scope of work includes:

  • Operation of train services including train driving
  • Timetable planning, train control and dispatch for all operators across the GO-owned network
  • Design, build, finance, integration, maintenance of the railway corridor (civil infrastructure, tracks, electrification, signaling)
  • Refurbishment, maintenance, servicing and cleaning of all rolling stock and procurement of new rolling stock
  • Construction of new maintenance and train storage and/or layover facilities
  • Reconstruction of Union Station track and platforms
  • Compliance with Metrolinx safety, security and emergency management policies

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 and produce significant benefits for commuters.

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