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Ranjith Dharma

Work begins to upgrade Phoenix Park Tunnel line in Ireland

Ireland’s Transport, Tourism and Sport Minister Paschal Donohoe TD has launched the start of physical works to upgrade the Phoenix Park Tunnel line, which will involve an investment of€13.7m.

Victorian Government to upgrade Murray Basin rail network in Australia

Australia’s Victorian Government has unveiled plans to standardise and upgrade the entire Murray Basin rail network, which will involve an investment of $416m.

PKP Cargo to acquire majority stake in rail freight operator AWT

Poland-based PKP Cargo has entered an agreement to acquire 80% interest in Advanced World Transport (AWT) for approximately €103.2m.

Perth’s Butler rail station to open on 21 September

Western Australia’s Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced that the extension of Butler rail station in Perth is set to open on 21 September.

Siemens secures Gurgaon metro line extension contract in India

Siemens has secured a €70m order from IL&FS Rail (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services) to build a 7km extension to the metro line in the Gurgaon Cyber City business district in India’s National Capital Region.

Atkins selected as engineering consultant for Los Angeles metro expansion

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in California, US, has selected Atkins to serve as a general engineering consultant (GEC) to support the rail network’s operations, maintenance and expansion plans.

Siemens to deploy station management system for Hong Kong’s East-West Line

Siemens has received a €30m contract from Hong Kong’s metro operator MTR for the delivery of IT and communication technology for the East-West Line.

Škoda Transportation to deliver push-pull trains to Deutsche Bahn

Czech Republic-based locomotive maker Škoda Transportation has secured a contract worth €110m to supply six modern push-pull trains to DB Regio, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn (DB).