- 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
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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.
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.
Cimiv Group’s UGL has been confirmed by Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) as the successful bidder for the operation and maintenance of rail infrastructure for the Country Regional Network.
The Webuild Group has begun ahead of schedule the work for the construction of the Verona-Bivio di Vicenza section of the high-speed/high-capacity railway between Verona and Padua. The work, which Webuild is leading with a 83% stake in the IRICAV DUE consortium with Hitachi Rail STS at 17%, on the section is worth approximately €2.5 billion and belongs to a wider project for Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (Gruppo FS Italiane) worth more than €2.7 billion.
Stockholm, Sweden: Epiroc’s collaboration partner Railcare Group AB today launched the world’s biggest battery-electric railway maintenance vehicle, using an Epiroc-developed technology platform.
Webuild Group celebrated a double breakthrough for the Terzo Valico dei Giovi high-speed/high-capacity railway it is building between Genoa and Milan to improve the port’s links with the rail network in northern Italy and the rest of Europe.