UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has given green light to commence permanent works for the £1bn London Old Oak Common HS2 station.
Swedish construction and civil engineering firm Peab has secured a contract worth $23.9m (SEK204m) from the Swedish Transport Administration to construct two bridges in Upplands-Bro, Sweden.
Story Contracting has been appointed by the Cumbria County Council to deliver redevelopment works at Carlisle Railway Station in the UK.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has commenced construction of the $898.6m Airport Metro Connector (AMC) transit station.
HS2, along with design & technology SME CCD Design & Ergonomics and station designer WSP, is developing an easy “wayfinding” for people who will use the new 14-platform of HS2 station at Old Oak Common in north west London every day.
Network Rail has unveiled a new design of bridge that could transform rail crossings across the UK.
Webuild and its US. subsidiary Lane Construction have signed the final agreement with Texas Central LCC to construct high-speed railway between Dallas and Houston in the US.
Van Oord has commenced construction of around 2.4km quays and earth-retaining walls in the Princess Amalia Harbour.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has announced that construction will commence in July on the first of two major capital projects on the Red Line.
A consortium led by Webuild Group has secured a contract worth €1.07bn to design and construct a 22.5km railway extension from the Brenner Base Tunnel between Fortezza and Ponte Gardena in Italy.
HS2, the developer of the UK's High Speed 2 project, has launched the search for construction contractor to build Interchange Station in West Midlands.
The UK government has announced £11.8m funding for the construction of a new Lyminster Bypass in West Sussex, the UK.
Fluor and its joint venture (JV) partner Walsh Construction have broken ground on station house and track structure reconstruction for the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Lawrence to Bryn Mawr Modernization Project.
The Government of Ireland has announced €185m investment for the upgrade of railway lines in Cork.
A consortium of construction company PORR and Unibep has secured a contract worth about €90m from Poland’s General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) for a section of the S19 expressway in Poland.
A consortium of Indra's civil engineering subsidiary Prointec and Forma 2 has secured a contract worth over €5.85m for the Rail Baltica station at Riga International Airport in Latvia.
Indian construction firm J Kumar Infraprojects has secured a contract worth $179.8m (Rs13.08bn) for the Mumbai Metro Rail project in Maharashtra.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded a civil contract worth $793.6m (S$1.05bn) to China Jingye Engineering (Singapore Branch) for the Changi East Depot for Cross Island Line (CRL).
Construction engineering company SMEC Australia has been appointed to develop a concept design to explore options to reinstate the Blayney to Demondrille railway line in New South Wales, Australia.
Network Rail has announced an investment of £33m to deliver a new train depot and staff accommodation facilities located within the current existing Cadder railway yard, between Bishopbriggs and Lenzie, in the UK.