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27 August 2019
John Laing Salini and Astaldi Win $1.4 Billion Canadian Light Rail

Toronto Ontario - The Mobilinx consortium has been named as preferred bidder to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project.
 
Members of the Mobilinx team include:

  • Lead - John Laing, Astaldi, Hitachi, Transdev, Amico Concessions, Salini Impregilo;
     
  • Construction - Astaldi, Hitachi, Amico, Bot, Salini Impregilo;
     
  • Design - IBI Group, Hitachi, Morrison Hershfield, Arcadis, Daoust Lestage, Exp.;
     
  • Operation maintenance and rehabilitation - Transdev, Hitachi, Astaldi, Salini Impregilo;
     
  • Financial advisor - National Bank, HSBC.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx had announced the short list for the $1.4 billion project two years ago.
 
The Hurontario LRT project includes 18 kilometres of new dedicated rapid transit, 19 stops, and a maintenance and storage facility for the light rail vehicles.
 
IO and Metrolinx expect to award the contract in fall 2019, with design work to begin shortly thereafter.
 
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