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SPAIN’s infrastructure manager Adif has started tunnelling for a 4.5km rail link to serve both terminals at Barcelona Airport replacing the existing single-track branch line which only serves Terminal 2…
BANGKOK Expressway and Metro together with C H Karnchang have awarded a contract to a consortium of Siemens and ST Electronics, Thailand, to supply trains and equip and maintain two…
A ground-breaking ceremony was held on August 28 by the Purple Line Transit Partners joint venture to mark the start of construction of the 25.7km Purple Line light rail project…
EARLY works have started at the site of the new Woolloongabba station on the $A5.4bn ($US 4.27bn) Cross River rail project in Brisbane, which is being entirely funded by the…
THE Bangladesh cabinet approved the awarded of contracts on August 23 for lots 1 and 2 for the construction of a 108km dual-gauge single-track railway linking Dohazari and Cox’s Bazar…
THE Iranian city of Shiraz opened an extension to Line 1 of the city’s metro on August 22 in the presence of Iran’s minister of state, Dr Rahmani Fazli.
THE first train ran on Israel’s new 57km A1 line linking Tel Aviv with Jerusalem on August 20 from from Tel-Aviv to the end of the Latrun bridge which is…
TRIAL operation began on August 19 on the first 19.6km section of metro Line 2 in Nanchang, China, from Metro Central south to Nanlu.
THE proposal to build a transcontinental railway linking Brazil and Peru - the Bi-oceanic Railway - has hit a stumbling block on the choice of the best route through Peru.
TURKEY’s transport, maritime affairs and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan says that the long-delayed second phase of the Marmaray project in Istanbul will now be completed next year.
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