Teams Prequalified for Express Rail On-Corridor Project in Ontario

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Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx in Ontario, Canada announced four teams have been prequalified to bid on the On-Corridor Works project as part of the GO Rail Expansion program which will provide more travel options for residents and commuters. Upon delivery, the GO Rail Expansion program will provide faster, more frequent, two-way, all-day service on core segments of the GO rail network. The project involves on-corridor works, operation, maintenance and management of the GO Transit Rail network, which serves the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area of Southern Ontario, Canada. This includes the operation of train services, maintenance of rolling stock, construction of maintenance and storage facilities and reconstruction works at Union Station in Toronto.

Teams were prequalified from a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) process that began in March 2018 and was evaluated based on their experience and ability to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a project of this scope and complexity.

The prequalified teams are: 


  • Applicant Lead: SNC-Lavalin Capital, Siemens Project Ventures, Keolis
  • Construction Team: SNC-Lavalin, Siemens
  • Design Team: SNC-Lavalin, Siemens, Balfour Beatty Rail
  • Operations & Maintenance Team: Keolis SNCF, SNC-Lavalin, Siemens
  • Financial Advisor: National Bank

MTR Kiewit Partners

  • Applicant Lead: MTR, Kiewit
  • Construction Team: MTR, Kiewit
  • Design Team: MTR, Arup, Mott Macdonald
  • Operations & Maintenance Team: MTR
  • Financial Advisor: Scotiabank

ONcore Transit

  • Applicant Lead: ACS
  • Construction Team: Dragados Canada
  • Design Team: AECOM, Sener
  • Operations & Maintenance Team: ACSIC, RATP Dev, Bombardier
  • Financial Advisor: Astris Finance and Rubicon  

ONxpress Transportation Partners

  • Applicant Lead: Aecon Concessions, John Holland, Meridiam Infrastructure, Alstom Transport Canada
  • Construction Team: Aecon IM, John Holland, Alstom
  • Design Team: WSP, Hatch, Alstom
  • Operations & Maintenance Team: Deutsche Bahn, John Holland, Aecon O&M
  • Financial Advisor: RBC Dominion Securities

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