Wynne to announce plans for high-speed rail from Toronto to Windsor

Posted In: News Date:May 19th, 2017

The Ontario government will announce Friday it's moving ahead with planning a high-speed rail line from Toronto to Windsor, CBC News has learned.

Senior Liberal sources told CBC News the government will begin preliminary design work for the 350-kilometre link and invest $15 million in a comprehensive environmental assessment.   

Premier Kathleen Wynne will make the announcement in London on Friday morning, flanked by Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca and Deputy Premier Deb Matthews. Then she'll travel to Kitchener to make the same announcement at noon.