Transport Infrastructure

Network Rail names preferred bidders for final track work contracts worth £1.5bn

15 Mar 2019 | Europe

Network Rail has announced the final preferred bidder for track upgrade works, includes track, points, and associated overhead lines and signalling, worth approximately £1.5bn for the next decade in Central England.

EIB approves €2.4bn funding for projects across Europe

15 Mar 2019 | Europe

The European Investment Bank (EIB) board of directors has approved funding of €2.4bn to improve public services, upgrade infrastructure and strengthen private sector investment.

Australia, Victoria sign agreement on $7bn Melbourne Airport Rail Link

14 Mar 2019 | Oceania

Melbourne Airport Rail Link (MARL) is set to become a reality, with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews signing the Heads of Agreement on the strategic objectives, governance arrangements and information-sharing processes for the A$10bn ($7bn) joint ...

Japan to lend £204m for light rail project in Sri Lanka

13 Mar 2019 | Asia

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Colombo to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to JPY30.04bn (£204m) for the construction of light rail transit (LRT) system in the national capita ...

LVCVA board approves Elon Musk company for people mover project

13 Mar 2019 | North America

The board of directors of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has approved a recommendation to select Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) to design, construct and operate a people mover for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) via a loop of underground express-route tunnel ...

CSCEC JV secures contract for Stage 2 of Etihad Rail in Abu Dhabi

13 Mar 2019 | Middle East

A joint venture of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (Middle East) and South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SK E&C) has secured a contract for Package A of Etihad Rail in Abu Dhabi.

Mace/Dragados JV selected for HS2 Euston works in UK

12 Mar 2019 | Europe

High Speed Two (HS2), a company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high-speed rail network, and a joint venture comprising Mace and Dragados have signed contracts for a terminus at London Euston as part of the £55.7bn HS2 railway project in the UK.

Funding secured for €15bn rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

12 Mar 2019 | Europe

Finest Bay Area Development has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Touchstone Capital Partners on the €15bn funding of the Tallinn Tunnel, a proposed rail undersea tunnel that would span the Gulf of Finland and connect the capital cities of Finland and Estonia.

Edmonton secures funding for Valley, Metro Line LRT extension projects

12 Mar 2019 | North America

The City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, has secured funding commitment from the federal and provincial governments for the construction of two new light rail transit (LRT) extensions.

TransitNEXT selected for Trillium light rail extension project in Canada

11 Mar 2019 | North America

TransitNEXT, a subsidiary of Canadian engineering company SNC-Lavalin, has been selected by the Ottawa City Council for the C$660m ($492m) Trillium Line Extension of the light rail transit (LRT) project.

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