European engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco has won an order worth SEK200m ($21m) from the Swedish Transport Administration to study alternatives for the location of a new 70km double-track high-speed train line between Hässleholm and Lund in Sweden.
Network Rail has awarded contracts for the construction of new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton Main Line stations in the UK.
Network Rail has awarded six framework contracts, worth £750m, for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to deliver signalling and telecoms across the UK.
A joint venture of NRC Group Finland and Finnish construction company YIT has been awarded a contract worth €220m to build the Jokeri Light Rail line in Finland.
Crossrail, a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), has announced that the Elizabeth line will be opened by the end of 2020, except for Bond Street station, which will be ready later.
Siemens Mobility has submitted a planning application to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the construction of a £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
British design and engineering firm Atkins has secured five contracts to support the sustainable expansion programme at Heathrow Airport in the UK.
UK-based Graham has secured a new £25m contract from Highways England to deliver maintenance and improvements in the East of England as part of its Collaborative Delivery Framework (CDF).
Austrian building contractor PORR has been awarded a contract to design and build lot 1 of the motorway from Sibiu to Pitesti in Romania.
The Swedish Transport Administration has chosen Israel-based Electreon Wireless’ wireless vehicle charging technology to build electric road system.
The UK government has announced £300m funding boost to improve accessbility for disabled passengers at 73 railway stations.
A consortium comprising PORR and its subsidiary Hinteregger has commenced tunnelling work in Lot H51 Pfons-Brenner tunnel in Austria.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a £201m (€233.78m) funding to repair and maintain more than 1,000 miles of roads in the country.
A consortium led by Salini Impregilo has secured a €608.1m contract for a part of a high-speed rail line between Naples and Bari in Italy.
Danish planning company Femern has begun negotiations with the contractor consortia, which will construct the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link tunnel project, about the launching of major construction activities in the harbor town of Rødbyhavn on the south coast of Lolland on the Danish side.
Highways England has widened the A1, Britain’s longest road, with the addition of new lanes on both sides of the motorway for a total length of seven miles and opened an upgraded section to traffic.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has secured approval from the Stockport Council’s planning and highways regulation committee for plans to transform Stockport Bus Station into a transport interchange, with rooftop park and residential development.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has given the final approval for funding the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro rail link.
British smart infrastructure solutions company Costain has been appointed by Highways England to deliver major upgrades on the A19 as part of the government company’s Regional Investment Programme (RIP).
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) will provide £54m for the construction of the North West Relief Road, between Battlefield Link Road and Oxon Link Road, which will provide a new, single-carriageway route taking traffic out of the town centre.