July 25, 2019
Torys acted as counsel to Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx as the public authorities for the Davenport Diamond Rail Grade Separation PPP project—a component of the first phase of Metrolinx's Regional Express Rail (RER) Program—to design, build and finance the Davenport Diamond rail crossing grade separation between the north/south GO Rail corridor and the east/west CP rail corridor, along with related and ancillary works
Photo courtesy of Metrolinx.
|Procurement Model:||DBF - Design Build Finance|
|Client Name:||Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx|
|Client Role:||Public Authority|
Davenport Diamond is a rail crossing in the GO Transit network located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada—the crossing is located north of Dupont Street (and south of Davenport Road), between Symington Avenue and Landsdowne Avenue.
The project includes:
On July 25, 2019, Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx announced that a fixed-price contract of C$175 million was awarded to Graham Commuter Rail Solutions (GCRS) in connection with the project.
Construction began in spring 2020, with completion expected in spring 2023.
Further information on the project can be found on Infrastructure Ontario’s website.
Torys represented Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx as the public authorities with a team that includes Dan Ford, Andy Gibbons, Jessica Earle and Marshall Rossiter.