Schaeffler, one of the world’s leading automotive and industrial supplier, has received the Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021 in the “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category for its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings. The award was presented at the 2021 Railway Forum, Europe’s top railway industry conference, in Berlin. Railsponsible is a sustainability initiative by the railway industry that fosters and celebrates outstanding environmental and social practices on the part of suppliers.
- Railsponsible is a leading railway industry initiative for sustainable sourcing
- Award marks “European Year of Rail” by honoring active contributions to climate protection
- Schaeffler wins in “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category with its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings
- Extensive modernisation of the bridge over the river Elbe near Děčín východ station and of the Děčín Tunnel
- Contract value of approx. € 41.5 million
- Project schedule: 23 months
ACCIONA, in consortium with Ferrovial, has been awarded the contract to build the central section of Sydney Metro West, the new underground rail line that runs through a large part of Australia's largest city.
TELT (Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin) awarded Lot 3 of the 57.5 km long Mont-Cenis base tunnel to a Joint Venture led by Implenia (34%). The total contract volume is CHF 248 million (EUR 228 million) and the project is in line with the company’s strategic focus on large, complex infrastructure projects.
In partnership with HS2 Ltd, Balfour Beatty Vinci Systra will commence permanent works on the west London ‘superhub’ station - Old Oak Common. The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP visited the ten-hectare site to meet the team working there and give the thumbs up for work to begin on the biggest newly-built railway station in the UK.
- 30 km section to be modernised and extended with addition of second track
- 3 stations along the line will also be upgraded
- Contract value: € 364 million (Strabag share: 66 %)
Dallas-Houston line a key milestone for sustainable mobility in United States
In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal for all purposes. That is why Nokian Tyres wants to offer a full range of tires with emphasis on different surfaces and stability demands. The latest addition to our selectionis Nokian Ground Kare, a special excavator tire with some unique features.
Implenia’s consortium emerged as best bidder in March for the contract to plan and build a 22.5 kilometre section of high-speed railway line between Fortezza and Ponte Gardena. The contract, worth a total of EUR 1.07 billion has now been officially awarded. Connecting the Italian side of the Alps to the Brenner rail tunnel, the new line will form an important part of an improved European mobility network.
Group to build Fortezza-Ponte Gardena railway sectionextending from Brenner Base Tunnel
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) jointly with NJ Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Final Section 4(f) Evaluation for the Hudson Tunnel Project; FRA and the Federal Transit Administration have also issued the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Project.
Work begins on €1.6 bln second, final construction lot of first functional lot of line’s Verona-Bivio Vicenza section in Italy
A major Sydney railway line has been picked up and moved in just 48 hours, to make way for the brand new Sydney Metro.
- Bechtel innovative pre-development contract to create rail transit solution for one of the Nation’s most congested freeway corridors
- $69.9 million contract to advance high-speed, high-capacity rail proposal to connect San Fernando Valley to West Los Angeles & relieve I-405
BAM Nuttall began construction of the new Reston station in the Scottish Borders (24 March) on behalf of Network Rail.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (“CP”) and Kansas City Southern (“KCS”) announced they have entered into a merger agreement, under which CP has agreed to acquire KCS in a stock and cash transaction representing an enterprise value of approximately USD$29 billion, which includes the assumption of $3.8 billion of outstanding KCS debt. The transaction, which has the unanimous support of both boards of directors, values KCS at $275 per share, representing a 23% premium, based on the CP and KCS closing prices on March 19, 2021 (and $270 per share, representing a 26% premium3, based on the respective CP and KCS 30-day volume weighted average prices (“VWAP”)).
Webuild Group has been selected as best bidder to design and build a €1.07-billion high-capacity railway for about 22.5 km that would extend from the Brenner Base Tunnel between Fortezza and Ponte Gardena.The selection comes after the Group was recently announced as best bidder for a €1.26-billion project to design and build sections B2 and C of the Pedemontant Lombarda highway project, bringing to about €2.3 billion the combined value of the two new possible projects.
HS2 began the search for a specialist contractor to deliver the high-tech monitoring systems that will enable remote supervisory control of railway assets and systems by key operational personnel allowing the UK to run some of the world’s most reliable, safe and efficient high-speed rail services.
- Implenia and Webuild Group in first place after bid opening | Project worth EUR 1.07 billion
The first track has been laid at Chatswood for Sydney Metro’s City & Southwest project, extending the driverless railway network from the north west, into the city and beyond.