Commuter Rail

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Denver airport rail link inaugurated THE first phase of Denver's Eagle PPP commuter rail project was completed on April 22, when Colorado state governor Mr John Hickenlooper, United States transportation secretary Mr Anthony Foxx, and the mayor of Denver Mr Michael Hancock inaugurated the 37.8km University of Colorado A Line from Union Station to Denver International Airport.
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THE state government of Western Australia has awarded the SINRW joint venture of Salini Impregilo, Italy, and local company NRW Pty a contract to design, construct and maintain the Forrestfield-Airport Link, which will connect Perth's...
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GERMANY's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has approved the final section of second east-west S-Bahn tunnel beneath Munich city centre, which will significantly increase capacity on the congested core section of the network. The project involves constructing...
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THE government of the Australian state of Victoria published its 2016-17 budget on April 27, making provision for numerous rail projects and allocating more than $A 3.2bn ($US 2.4bn) to improve public transport. The centerpiece of...
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MIAMI-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organisation (MPO) adopted a resolution on April 21 endorsing the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (Smart) plan, which envisages the construction of six new urban rail lines in Miami-Dade County. Smart proposes constructing...
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A consortium including Lend Lease, CPB Contractors, WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff, and Aurecon has signed a $A 1.6bn ($US 1.2bn) contract with the government of the Australian state of Victoria for works associated with the upgrade...
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PROPOSING a radical new business model, Quebec's huge public pension fund announced on April 22 that it will directly undertake construction and operation of a 67km, double track, electrified and fully-automated rail network serving Montreal...
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THE first phase of Denver's Eagle PPP commuter rail project was completed on April 22, when Colorado state governor Mr John Hickenlooper, United States transportation secretary Mr Anthony Foxx, and the mayor of Denver Mr...
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ALSTOM and Hitachi Rail Italy presented new trains to Trenitalia on April 15 and 19. The presentations were attended by Mr Nicola Zingaretti, president of Lazio region, Ms Barbara Morgante, Trenitalia's CEO and Mr Michele...
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LONDON Luton Airport (LLA) has announced plans to build a peoplemover between the airport terminal and Luton Airport Parkway station to replace the existing bus link.LLA has appointed Arup consultants to design the 2.2km link,...
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POLISH regional operator Silesian Railways (KS) launched a tender on April 17 for the supply of 13 new EMUs with an option for an additional seven vehicles. The tender covers the acquisition of 10 four-car, two...