Province to announce high speed rail plan today

The CBC is reporting the Wynne government will announce a plan today to bring high speed rail service to the province.

The news agency says the government will begin preliminary work on a 350 km link between Toronto and Windsor.

The Premier is expected to make the announcement twice this morning, first in London then in Kitchener.

Officials tell the CBC, the project will use existing track and new rail lines.

It is expected to include stops in Guelph, Kitchener, London and Chatham and connect to Pearson Airport.