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THE first 10km section of main line in Israel has been electrified and is ready to be energised. This is part of the 35km section of the new A1 link…
A new 10km section of railway between Campofelice di Roccella and Ogliastrillo on the Palermo - Messina main line in Sicily was opened on October 16 by the minister of…
MALAYSIA’s prime minister, Mr Najib Razak, says that land acquisition has started for the construction of the 350km high-speed linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, while three months of public consultation…
LUXEMBOURG’s minister of development and infrastructure, Mr Franҫois Bausch, announced on October 13 plans to extend the country’s first tram line, the first section of which will open on December…
THE Lithuanian parliament voted on October 10 in favour the Rail Baltica project to build an 870km standard-gauge 240km/h mixed-traffic railway linking the Baltic state capitals with Poland and the…
TANZANIA’s Reli Assets Holding Company (Rahco) has awarded a $US 1.9bn contract to Yapi Merkezi, Turkey, to build another section of the new 160km/h standard-gauge railway that will eventually link…
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…
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