The new high-speed line is set to begin construction by the end of 2020 and will connect Victorville, southern California, with Las Vegas, Nevada.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to severely impact Italy, Salini Impregilo has announced that work on the Naples-Bari high-speed line will continue, with strict coronavirus safety measures in place.
Issuing the Notice to Proceed to the four Main Works Civils Contractors is the next significant step of Phase One of Britain’s HS2 project.
The polish infrastructure manager is looking at expansion of lines in the Katowice agglomeration in response to the increase in passenger and freight traffic.
Over $315 million will be spent by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to help local communities and railroads pay for safety improvements at over 1,400 crossing locations in Illinois.
Etihad Rail's Board of Directors has confirmed the award of the Al Faya Operation and Maintenance facility contract to VINCI Construction France.
Metra, who are currently operating an alternate weekday schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are working to get ahead on construction and maintenance projects to minimise passenger disruption when services return to normal.
Construction of the high-speed rail line between Texas and Houston is expected to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, says Texas Central.
The presidents of ALLRAIL, CER, ERFA, UIP and UIRR have called on the European Commission to introduce new measures to protect the rail industry amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
DB has reported their key figures from the 2019 fiscal year, noting an increase in passenger numbers, record investment in infrastructure, but a decrease in profits.
The new Direct Award Contract has been awarded by the Department for Transport to Govia for the continued operation of the Southeastern franchise.
Due to the continuation of declines in rail freight volumes, Latvian Railways has revised its intentions to implement its planned and ongoing projects.
The beginning of 2020 has seen some positive results, as Operation Lifesaver reports a decrease in Canadian railway crossing injuries year-on-year.
Vossloh will be responsible for the supply of turnouts and rail fasteners for Phase Two of the new United Arab Emirates railway construction project.
The contract will involve consultancy supervision concerning the freight and passenger railway development between Bogotá and Zipaquirá, Colombia.