Station naming deals announced
Runaway Rail Car Kicked Loose by Teen Hits New York Station
Škoda unveils its second tram for the Chinese market
Wabtec to buy Faiveley Transport for US$1·8bn
Constantine tram extension contract
Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter
Ottawa urban rail gets federal funding
UK and Italian operators order Vossloh locomotives
First Great Western and Eversholt sign Hitachi AT300 train contract
Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi invite interest in DIKKM railway
State railway AFE has announced that tender documentation is to be made available from January 22 for a PPP contract to undertake track renewals on the 141 km between Algorta and Fray Bentos. Tendering and execution of the work, which will enable freight trains to operate at up to 50 km/h with a maximum axleload of 20 tonnes, is expected to take 30 months to complete.
According to AFE President Wilfredo Rodríguez, track renewals on the 422 km Pintado — Rivera route are now 50% complete, costing a total of US$75m of which US$50m is being provided by the Mercosur trading block of South American countries. Mercosur structural convergence funding is also being made available to undertake renewals on the 327 km between Piedra Sola and Salto at a cost of US$127m.
This article first appeared on www.railwaygazette.com
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2019 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.