GO Rail Expansion – Lakeshore East, Central Corridor Expansion Project

Greater Toronto Area
Project Type:
BF - Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
To be announced at 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.

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:
    Aug 23, 2017
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Jan 29, 2018
  • Request for Proposals:
    Apr 09, 2018
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:

Latest News


  • Two grade separations - Scarborough Golf Club Road and Morningside Avenue
  • Track and grading work from Galloway Road to Beechgrove Drive (approximately 3.4 km)
  • All supporting infrastructure, including retaining walls along the central segment of the Lakeshore East 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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