CANADA: The 4Transit joint venture of Hatch, Parsons, and WSP Canada has been awarded a C$300m contract to provide technical advisory services for two major work packages within transport agency Metrolinx’s Regional Express Rail programme to upgrade the rail network in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.

‘This massive transformation of the GO rail network represents the convergence of innovative technology and a fast-track infrastructure expansion that will benefit everyone in the GTHA’, said Parsons' Infrastructure Group President Mike Johnson, on August 22. ‘Metrolinx has entrusted Parsons and the entire 4Transit team to help bring this important project to fruition, drawing on our extensive rail transit experience in Canada and across the world.’