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TWO new lines and the extension of another, announced by Chilean president Sebastian Piñera in his June 1 address to the nation, are set to almost double Santiago´s metro, already…
ITALY’s infrastructure manager Italian Rail Network (RFI) awarded a €1.65bn contract to the Cepav Due Consortium on June 7 for the construction of the first section of the Brescia -…
LATVIA’s Ministry of Transport has issued a call for tender on behalf of RB Rail for the detailed design and design supervision of a 60km section of the standard-gauge Rail…
SOCIÉTÉ du Grand Paris (SGP) has awarded the first of three civil engineering contracts for four work packages on lines 14 North, 16 and 17 South of the Grand Paris…
TELT, the Franco-Italian consortium responsible for implementing the €8.6bn 65km Lyon - Turin rail link from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Susa/Bussoleno, has awarded a contract to the S2IP consortium comprising Systra, Setec,…
THE Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has started construction of Line 3 of the Porto Maravilha light rail network, which is being developed by Rio’s Port Urban Development Company…
BRAZIL’s federal government plans to start the tender process for the 1142km Ferrogrão rail project in the first quarter of 2018, leading to an auction in the second quarter.
THE three shortlisted bidders for design, build, finance and maintain contract for the $C 1.2bn ($US 933.6m) Finch West LRT project in Ontario, Canada, have submitted their proposals to Infrastructure…
THE £85m Ordsall Chord project, to provide Manchester with a cross-city mainline rail link, opened on December 10.
TWO special trains were operated on December 8 and a ceremony was staged in Berlin attended by Germany’s chancellor, Mrs Angela Merkel, and federal transport minister Mr Christian Schmidt to…
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