South Korean president Moon Jae-in and North Korean president Kim Jong-un said they would end the long established stand off and division between the two and develop inter-Korean relations.
Planners in Victoria, Australia, have been tasked with investigating the cost and requirements of building a high-speed line between Melbourne and the state's second biggest city, Geelong.
Engineers have fitted the final concrete tunnel unit for the Sha Tin to Central rail link's cross harbour tunnel in Hong Kong.
Europe's leading rail freight organisations have pooled their resources to assess the economic impact of the Rastatt crisis.
A VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier joint venture is the project's civil works contractor and Doppelmayr Cable Car UK is supplying the APM system.
The recommendation draws on new geological research, innovations in tunnel technology and other factors but echoes advice made in a 2004 pre-feasibility which also assessed a link across the Strait of Belle Isle.
The development is one of a number of major announcements made by Infrastructure Ontario in recent days.
The chosen consortium, Mosaic Transit Group, is expected to be awarded the contract in spring 2018 with construction to follow shortly after.
Twelve stories below street level, workers have now begun installing a yellow waterproofing barrier to get the station ready for the project's December 2019 opening.
The rail link was first mooted in the 1960s and will run from Melbourne's central business district to the second busiest airport in Australia.