The vehicles used on The Crosstown will feature accessible, low floors and all stations will have main entrances with elevators and escalators for passenger accessibility.
Request for Qualifications Issued for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Scarborough LRT Lines
Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have released a request for qualifications to pre-qualify and short-list companies to deliver the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project and Scarborough LRT lines. The outcome of the RFQ process will pre-qualify and short-list companies to deliver the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line and Scarborough LRT line.
Following the RFQ stage, a request for proposals (RFP) will be issued to the pre-qualified short-listed project companies. On the basis of the RFP submissions, a winning company will be selected to design, build, finance and maintain both LRT lines. The successful company will be announced in fall 2014. Construction is also expected to start in fall 2014.