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Argentina: The Ministry of Transport has awarded a consortium of Alstom (58%) and POSE (42%) a €90m contract to modernise signalling on sections of the Roca commuter network in Buenos Aires.
Australia: The NSW state government has awarded Lendlease a A$476m contract to build Victoria Cross station as part of the second phase of the Sydney metro. Lendlease will pay A$200m for the right to develop a 40-storey commercial building above the station.
China: CRRC Shandong has delivered a tunnel cleaning machine for the Chongqing metro Loop Line.
France: Oc’Via Maintenance has ordered a Track Circuit LifeCheck diagnostic system from Ertms Solutions for a vehicle which will inspect UM71 audio-frequency track circuits and the legacy Crocodile warning system on the 80 km Nîmes-Montpellier bypass.
Italy: RFI has awarded Ansaldo STS a €65m contract to reconfigure and upgrade signalling across the network.
RFI has awarded Alstom a €14m contract for Ertms High Density works in Roma, Ansaldo STS a €14m contract in Milano and Bombardier Transportation a €11m contract for Firenze.
Netherlands: ProRail has awarded VolkerRail a €11m contract to remodel Lelystad Opstelterrein passenger rolling stock depot to increase capacity.
Poland: AŽD Praha is to supply signalling and ESA 44-PL electronic interlockings for the modernisation of the 67 km Slonice – Szczecin Dabie route. The 201m zloty project is being co-funded with 166m zloty from the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility. Completion is scheduled for late 2020.
PKP-PLK has awarded Plasser & Theurer a 81m zloty contract to supply two Dynamic Tamping Express 09-3X machines and one Unimat 09-4x4/4S Dynamic tamper.
Serbia: During a visit by Russia’s President Putin on January 17, Infrastruktura Železnice Srbije and RZD International signed contracts for infrastructure works worth US$230m. These include the second stage of rebuilding the 40 km Stara Pazova – Novi Sad section of the Beograd – Budapest line for 200 km/h, constructing a traffic control centre and planning modernisation of the 210 km from Valjevo to Vrbnitsa and Montenegro.
Singapore: ST Engineering is to supply telecoms for Circle Line Stage 6 and the Thomson Line.
Thailand: ST Engineering is to supply platform screen doors for Bangkok metro stations.
UK: Transport for London has awarded a joint venture of Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure and VolkerFitzpatrick a £196 m contract to build an extension of the Gospel Oak to Barking line which will enable London Overground services to serve the Barking Riverside development area.
Network Rail has awarded multi-disciplinary framework contracts for renewals and enhancements in its Southern region during Control Period 6 (2019-24) to J Murphy & Sons (Anglia), BAM Nuttall Limited (South East) and Geoffrey Osborne Ltd (Wessex). The scope includes station, buildings and civils, electrification, power, signalling, telecommunications and track works. Story Contracting and Amco-Giffen have similar contracts covering the Scotland & North East region.
USA: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has awarded a joint venture of Mott McDonald and PGH Wong Engineering a $125m engineering services contract covering Phase II of the BART Silicon Valley extension.
Chicago Transit Authority has selected a Walsh Construction Co, Fluor and Stantec Consulting Services joint venture for Phase One of a project to modernise the Red and Purple metro lines.
NJ Transit has awarded WSP USA a $160m contract to design the Route 440 extension of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail network.
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