Transdev wins contract for Hurontario light rail transit project
By PLANT STAFFGeneral Manufacturing Transportation infrastructure manufacturing Metrolinx Transdev transportation
The 19-stop light rail transit system runs along Hurontario St. from Port Credit to south Brampton.
TORONTO — Transdev, as a member of the Mobilinx consortium, has been awarded a $4.6 billion contract by Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx for the Hurontario LRT in the Toronto region.
Mobilinx, a consortium of local and global firms that specialize in the delivery of infrastructure projects, will design, build, finance, operate and maintain the light rail line for a 30-year term.
The Hurontario LRT is an 18-kilometre, 19-stop light rail transit system that runs along Hurontario Street from Port Credit in Mississauga, Ont. to Gateway Terminal in south Brampton. The LRT will operate in a separated guideway with traffic priority throughout most of the corridor.
Within the consortium, Transdev will be responsible for operations, maintenance and rehabilitation. Throughout the construction and mobilization phase, Transdev will support its partners and advise them on all system operability aspects.
Transdev, based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., operates 24 light rail systems in 10 countries.