Transport Infrastructure

Cardiff City Council unveils vision for £1bn transportation plan

8 Jul 2019 | Europe

Cardiff City Council leader Councillor Huw Thomas has called for a new £1bn transportation plan, including a light rail/tram network connecting major population centres and new suburbs in west to Cardiff Central, to cut congestion and improve air quality in the Welsh capital.

Strabag wins £135m Czech railway contract

5 Jul 2019 | Europe

Strabag Rail, a subsidiary of Austrian construction firm Strabag, has secured a contract worth €150m (£134.6m) for the modernisation of a railway section in Czech Republic.

Armadale Access Alliance selected for road project in Australia

4 Jul 2019 | Oceania

The Armadale Access Alliance has won a contract worth A$134m (£75m) from the McGowan Government in Western Australia for the Armadale Road to North Lake Road bridge project.

Advance consortium selected for £327m highway project in New Zealand

3 Jul 2019 | Oceania

The New Zealand Transport Agency has selected Advance consortium, comprising Fulton Hogan, HEB Construction, Aurecon and WSP-Opus, as the preferred alliance to deliver Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project.

T.Y. Lin announces opening of Samuel De Champlain Bridge in Canada

3 Jul 2019 | Europe

Full-service infrastructure consulting firm T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) has announced the opening of the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge over the St. Lawrence River in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Alaska Railroad, A2A to build 1,500-mile rail connection between Alaska and Canada

1 Jul 2019 | North America

The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) and the Alaska to Alberta Railway Development Corporation (A2A) have signed an agreement to build a 1,500-mile rail connection between Alaska and Canada.

Acciona JV wins £582m Norwegian rail contract

1 Jul 2019 | Europe

A joint venture of Implenia and Acciona has been awarded a contract worth €650m (£582m) to build Sandbukta - Moss - Såstad (SMS 2A) project, a new railway line through the town of Moss in Norway.

ADF approves £64m loan for Eastern Corridor road project in Ghana

28 Jun 2019 | Africa

African Development Fund (ADF) has given its approval for a loan of $81.67m (£64.3m) to co-finance sections of the 695km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana.

Plans submitted for £2bn Midlands Rail Hub scheme

27 Jun 2019 | Europe

Sub-national transport body Midlands Connect, in partnership with Network Rail, has submitted £2bn Midlands Rail Hub plan to the UK Department for Transport, which includes improvements to transform east-west connections on the Midlands’ rail network.

Virgin Trains USA breaks ground on Miami-Orlando express rail line

25 Jun 2019 | North America

Virgin Trains USA, an express inter-city rail system, has broken ground on a project to build a fast rail route between Miami and Orlando in the US state of Florida.

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