CoS – Surrey Light Rail – British Colombia - Project Profile
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The City of Surrey (CoS) is planning to construct an LRT system in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
The project involves the construction of a 27km light rail transit system with two lines and will be developed in two phases.
The first phase includes the construction of a 10km L-shaped light rail line linking Guildford Town Centre, Surrey City Center, and Newton Town Center and the second phase includes the construction of a 17km line between Surrey City Center and the center of the city of Langley.
The project includes the construction of elevated guide-way, operations, and maintenance facility, stations, administrative space, parking and related infrastructure, the installation of signaling and safety systems, and the laying of tracks.
TransLink has been appointed as an Associate developer and IBI Group in association with HatchMott Macdonald, Golder Associates, A.Steadman and Coriolis has been appointed as study consultant.
In 2013, CoS applied for a federal funding under the Building Canada Plan to build three LRT lines in 2014 and was approved for screening.
The federal and state governments have committed to pay for 40 per cent of the project.
On September 9, 2015, the federal government assured to provide US$522 million funding for the project development.
The COS has formed a “City LRT Project Team,” to deliver the project. The team will work with TransLink and a group of consultants over the next two years.
In June 2017, early works on the first phase commenced and are underway. Early works include water main and storm sewer utility relocation; other early are planning and design of the Newton and Guildford LRT terminus complete with bus exchange improvements. The early works slated for completion by December 2018. City council has allocated US$58 million for first phase early works.
The Request for Approval is expected to be issued in the second quarter of 2018. The contractor is scheduled to be appointed in the third quarter of 2018.
Construction activities in the first phase are expected to commence by the second quarter of 2019 and scheduled for completion by 2024. The entire project is expected to be completed in 2029.
The project involves the construction of a 27km light rail transit system in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
The US$1,952 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an elevated guide-way
2. Construction of an operations and maintenance facility
3. Construction of stations
4. Construction of administrative space
5. Construction of parking facilities
6. Installation of signaling and safety systems
7. Laying of tracks
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