The McConnell Dowell and Martinus Rail Joint Venture (MMJV) is set to commence work on Murray Basin Rail Project in Australia.
A joint venture (JV) of Italian contractor Salini Impregilo and NRW has commenced tunnelling work on the AUD1.86bn ($1.49bn) Forrestfield-Airport Link project in Perth, Australia.
The government of Canada has earmarked funding of up to CAD1.09bn ($820m) for the Ottawa Light Rail Transit Stage 2 Project.
Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has commenced pre-construction work on the PHP65bn ($1.3bn) LRT-1 Cavite Extension in the Philippines.
Italian construction firm Astaldi, as part of a joint venture (JV), has won a contract to upgrade the Frontieră-Curtici-Simeria railway line, named Lot 3, in Romania.
Metron, a consortium led by Arcadis and Mott MacDonald, has won the underground station design and technical services (USDTS) contract for the second phase of Sydney Metro Project.
Italian construction firm Astaldi, via joint ventures (JV), has secured two contracts valued at more than €1bn in Turkey.
Hoffman Construction Company has won a $159.8M contract from Sound Transit to build the U District Station for the Northgate Link Extension project in Washington, US.
The state government of Victoria, in Australia, has announced the start of construction on the AUD$395M ($305.1M) Hurstbridge railway line upgrade project in Melbourne.
HS2 Ltd has launched its search for apprentices to work on the £55.7bn High Speed Two (HS2) railway project in the UK.
Test drilling for India’s first undersea high-speed rail tunnel has commenced, The Economic Times reported.
Salini Impregilo in a consortium with Astaldi has secured a €397M order for the design and construction of the Naples-Cancello segment of the Naples-Bari high-speed railway project in Italy.
High Speed Two (HS2) Limited, the company responsible for developing and delivering the high-speed railway in the UK, has secured Royal Assent for the construction of the London-Birmingham phase of the £55.7bn High Speed Two railway project.
A joint venture of Vinci and Spie batignolles has won a €926M contract from the Société du Grand Paris to work on Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express transport network.
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A consortium of WSP Engineering Malaysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst & Young Advisory Services has been chosen as the joint development partner (JDP) by Malaysia’s MyHSR and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a high-speed railway link (HSR) project that will connect Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a SEK710M ($80M) order from the municipality of Lund for the construction of a new tramway in Lund, Sweden.
Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled the preferred route for the £3bn Barkerloo Line extension project.
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, the company responsible for developing and delivering the high-speed railway in the UK, is set to award the four key development and design contracts for the second phase of HS2.
US-based Max J. Kuney Company has been awarded a $93M contract by Sound Transit to construct a light rail station and guideway that will serve the East Link Extension project in the US.