Transport Infrastructure

Construction begins on six train stations of PNR Clark Phase 1 project in Philippines

21 May 2019 | Asia

The Philippines Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced the start of construction on six stations following signing of the contract for Package 1 of the PNR Clark Phase 1 railway project.

McConnell Dowell JV wins Puhinui Station Interchange contract in New Zealand

21 May 2019 | Oceania

The joint venture between McConnell Dowell and Built Environs has secured the Early Contractor Engagement (ECI) contract for the Puhinui Station Interchange in Auckland, New Zealand.

VolkerFitzpatrick selected for Cambridge and King’s Lynn upgrade work

20 May 2019 | Europe

Network Rail has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick as principal contractor to upgrade East Anglian railway stations at Waterbeach and Littleport in the UK.

Plans unveiled for £1bn upgrade of trans-Pennine route in UK

17 May 2019 | Europe

UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.

Network Rail announces £800m contracts for rail haulage, seasonal services

17 May 2019 | Europe

Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of railway network in Great Britain, has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6 (CP6, 2019-2024).

Salini Impregilo wins €530m contract for high-speed railway project in Turkey

13 May 2019 | Europe

Italian construction company Salini Impregilo has won a €530m contract for a 153km section of ‘Orient Express’ high-speed railway in Turkey between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria.

EBRD to lend €210m for Corridor Vc project in Bosnia and Herzegovina

13 May 2019 | Europe

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a €210m loan for the construction of a new section of the Corridor Vc Motorway project in Bosnia and Herzegovina to improve the connection of the country with the Western Balkans and the rest of Europe.

Dubai’s RTA awards $136m contract to upgrade Al Khawaneej Corridor

13 May 2019 | Middle East

Dubai’s Road Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract worth AED500m ($136m) for the construction of Al Khawaneej Corridor and Mushrif Park Improvement Project.

Sweco to study possible routes for high-speed railway in Sweden

10 May 2019 | Europe

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 signs contracts for final West London Crossrail project in UK

9 May 2019 | Europe

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.

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