China’s high-speed rail is so popular, it’s hurting the domestic airline industry

China’s high-speed rail is so popular, it’s hurting the domestic airline industry :China Southern Airlines is the latest Chinese airline to post miserable year-end 2013 results. Net profit dropped 24% to 1.99 billion yuan ($321 million), and... ...

Bristol rail investment to see tracks reinstated

Bristol rail investment to see tracks reinstated :Reinstating four tracks between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads is part of a £700m investment in the city’s railway infrastructure. Network Rail has announced 31 projects in the city... ...

Almost £40bn investment for rail should help you get a seat on the train

Almost £40bn investment for rail should help you get a seat on the train :Nearly £40billion is to be ploughed into upgrading rail services, building tracks and improving stations. A 20 per cent increase in the capacity of London’s commuter trains... ...

US$ 600 million for China infrastructure

US$ 600 million for China infrastructure :The World Bank has approved loans totalling US$ 600 million to support upgrades to public transport services in two major cities in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang Province. The funds will also be used to... ...

US$ 5.4 billion Lima metro contract awarded

US$ 5.4 billion Lima metro contract awarded :A consortium headed by Spanish contractors ACS and FCC has been awarded a €3.9 billion (US$ 5.4 billion) contract to expand the Lima Metro in Peru. The contract is to build Line 2 of the metro system as... ...

Inner West Light Rail Extension to be up and running next month

Inner West Light Rail Extension to be up and running next month :The tram extension to Dulwich Hill should be open for business this month, according to Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian. The $176 million extension will connect to the existing... ...

La Farga joins two continents under the sea

La Farga joins two continents under the sea :The underwater rail link joining East and West, with La Farga rail technology.La Farga is supplying the cables for the railway electrification of the Marmaray project, a new 76 km rail link between Halkali... ...

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