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Stouffville Corridor

Electrification Infrastructure

 

  • Approximately 50 km of electrified corridor
  • One Traction Power Substation
    • Stouffville TPS (refer to Lakeshore East display panel for details)
  • Two Paralleling Stations
    • Unionville PS
    • Lincolnville PS
  • Based on initial bridge inventory work:
    • Total of 9 overhead bridges
    • No bridges with vertical clearance constraints
    • All overhead bridges will require bridge barriers for safety

Recommended Traction Power Facilities

Map of recommended traction power facilities

Unionville PS

Advantages:

  • Accommodates approximate facility dimension requirements; satisfies site configuration requirement
  • There is existing road access
  • The site consists of a vegetation community commonly found along roadways. There is low potential for Species at Risk species to occur. Potential effects can mitigated
  • This site is not within the vicinity of residential areas or sensitive social features. The site is currently open space with some tree cover. The land is designated as Transportation and Utilities / Parkway Belt West
  • No known/active development applications on the site
  • No known cultural heritage resources within, or adjacent to, the site location. Low potential for built heritage resources and cultural heritage landscapes within or adjacent to the facility location.
  • Additional field study will be completed during impact assessment phase to confirm these findings

Disadvantages:

  • Site is not owned by Metrolinx

Lincolnville PS

Map of Lincolnville paralleling station site

Advantages:

  • Accommodates approximate facility dimension requirements; satisfies site configuration requirement
  • There is existing road access
  • The site is not within the vicinity of residential areas or sensitive social features, and is currently open space. The land is designated as Rural
  • No known/active development applications on the site
  • Site determined to be non-heritage property
  • Site is owned by Metrolinx

Disadvantages:

  • Potential bird habitat. Further investigation during impact assessment will be carried out and mitigation developed if required
Submissions are closed.