G&W shuttering Huron Central
Rail industry watches whether Alberta will encourage more crude-by-rail
CN Rail must reopen vital Thunder Bay bridge to cars, Ontario’s top court rules
Confederation Line Opens in Ottawa
Via Rail passenger train derails in Halifax
Safety training cited in 2016 CN runaway
Rail line between Sudbury and the Sault safe, for now
Pedestrian killed by Via Rail train
PFL: Headwinds, though short-term, for CBR
Accident forces cancellation of all VIA Rail's trains south of London
Infrastructure Ontario and Greater Toronto transport agency Metrolinx have shortlisted four consortia to bid for the On-Corridor Works contract within the GO Rail Expansion programme, which aims to provide an enhanced and all-day Regional Express Rail passenger service in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.
The 35-year PPP contract would cover:
‘We have strong teams bidding on the project combining proven international and local experience’, said Infrastructure Ontario President & CEO Ehren Cory when the shortlist was announced on May 30. ‘We look forward to seeing their innovative proposals to build and operate the GO Rail Expansion programme for the benefit of the entire region.’
Ontario’s Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton said the project would make travelling ‘a faster, easier and a more seamless experience for commuters’, and ‘partnering with the private sector to deliver this programme will minimise construction delays and financial risks to taxpayers’.
This article first appeared on www.railwaygazette.com
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2019 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.