Dec 17, 2018
EllisDon Achieves Financial Close on Regional Express Rail - Rutherford Station Project
Mississauga, ON, December 13, 2018— EllisDon is pleased to announce that EllisDon Infrastructure Transit (EDIT) has achieved financial close on the $239-million contract to design, build, and finance the Regional Express Rail (RER) - Rutherford Station Project.
“We look forward to delivering this project that will improve the transit experience for commuters and help Metrolinx achieve their vision of providing faster and more frequent service across the GO rail network," said EllisDon Civil Vice President and Area Manager Max Mantha. “I am very proud of our team and our continuing work on the Metrolinx RER Program.”
The EDIT team brings together extensive expertise in complex, multidisciplinary infrastructure design, construction and financing. Members of the EDIT team include:
Constructor: EllisDon Civil and EllisDon Design-Build
Design: Wood, Strasman Architects Inc., Mulvey & Banani International Inc., The Aquila Group, Condor Signals & Communications Inc., NAK Design Strategies, Stephenson Engineering Ltd.
Financial Advisor: EllisDon Capital Inc.
In addition to the new Rutherford GO Station, the RER - Rutherford Station Project also includes a new multi-level parking structure with an integrated station building, in addition to a re-design of the surface parking, kiss and ride, and bus loop. The project also brings improved pedestrian access, new rail platforms, and a second heavy rail track and provision for future third express center track, as well as a rail/road grade separation on Rutherford Road.
EDIT will commence design work immediately, with construction beginning in spring 2019 and completion expected in 2023.
Read the full press release HERE