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Background informationProject Created: June 25, 2009

Project Name: Replacement of Light Rail Streetcars in Toronto
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Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Transit, Rail
Status: Design / Construction
Type: Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
Description: Contract with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for the design and manufacture of \204 100% low-floor streetcars to replace the City of Toronto’s aging fleet of vehicles. Deliveries for the 204-vehicle order are scheduled to take place between 2012 and 2018, with the first prototype vehicles arriving in 2011. Under the agreement, up to an additional 400 vehicles could be ordered at a later date as part of Toronto’s Transit City Plan to expand the existing streetcar network with 120 kilometers of new double-track streetcar lines.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Design and manufacture of replacement streetcar (light rail) fleet.

Project Locations

Address: Spadina Street
City: Toronto
State: Ontario
Country: Canada

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

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Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: Funds will be divided between the federal, province, and city government. The initial contract for first 204 vehicles is valued at approximately $851 million CDN ($735 million US, 523 million euros).

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Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for both initial design and construction with a single entity. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? No

Procurement Approach

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Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: June 1, 2009
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$500 Million - 2 Billion US


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