Metro Tunnel Project issues A$113m piling and substructure contract

Keller and Intrafor have already provided a "significant amount" of early technical advice to optimise design.

Ukraine ‘closer to the EU’ with opening of Beskyd rail tunnel

It will almost quadruple the current capacity from 12 trains per day to 46.

Prague-Dresden high-speed rail tunnel to be designed by DB

The Czech Republic's transport ministry has announced that Deutsche Bahn will design the Krušné Hory tunnel, a key project in the proposed €5 billion high-speed line between Prague and Dresden.

Designs released for Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations

The stations are being built as part of the 9km twin-bore Melbourne Metro Tunnel, a major enhancement that promises to free up capacity on the capital's rail network.

Government urged to establish Crossrail 2 timetable and funding plans before 2019

National Infrastructure Commission chair Sir John Armitt said that firm decisions on the megaproject's timetable and funding should be made by the end of 2018.

Network Rail appoints successor to chief executive Mark Carne

Andrew is expected to take up his new role in early autumn following a period of handover with Mark Carne.

Funding allocated to Perth’s Metronet rail expansion

More than $1 billion has been put aside by the Australian government for Perth's Metronet suburban rail projects.

North Korea and South Korea make pledge to connect border railways

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.

Plans revealed for high-speed rail link between Melbourne and Geelong

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.

Final concrete unit installed in Hong Kong harbour for undersea rail tunnel

Engineers have fitted the final concrete tunnel unit for the Sha Tin to Central rail link's cross harbour tunnel in Hong Kong.
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