Metrolinx GO Expansion (Rail Electrification) Utility Relocation Project – Queen Street Scheduled Power Outage and Planned Construction

Published Date
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

To facilitate the electrification of the provincial Metrolinx GO Expansion program, Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. (“NT Power”) must relocate an existing electricity distribution line including hydro poles across the railway tracks at Queen St.  A contract has been awarded to K-Line Maintenance and Construction Ltd. (“K-Line”) to perform the work on NT Power’s behalf and construction is scheduled for August 8th – August 29th. To complete this work in a safe manner, it has been identified that three (3) power outages, six (6)-hours each in duration, are required for 164 customers residing in the Queen Street and Main Street South areas. Notices were hand delivered to all customers affected by this outage. 

These power outages are scheduled to occur on the following dates/times:

  • Tuesday August 16, 2022, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.
  • Wednesday August 17, 2022, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.
  • Thursday August 18, 2022, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.

In the event the scheduled work is not able to proceed as per the dates above, the alternate power outage date will be Monday August 22, 2022, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. NT Power will continue to post live updates on its website to enable our customers to track changes to the scheduled outages. More information is available on our website under outages, click here: Newmarket Outage Dashboard (

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. For more information, please contact our Operations Department Monday-Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm at (905) 895-2309 x 2. Customers can also submit their questions online 24/7 on our website by clicking on the following link. Contact Us | NT Power