Record Road Investment In Melbourne’s West Picks Up Pace

Drivers can look forward to better journeys in Melbourne’s west as work ramps up on key road upgrades and bridge improvement work as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade.
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Balfour Beatty secures £220m London Underground track renewal contract

UK
Balfour Beatty has secured a contract worth around £220m from Transport for London (TfL) to deliver London Underground track renewal works.
Asian Rail News
India has started commercial operations of its first semi high-speed train called ‘Train 18’.

RDIF and Siemens sign deal for $4.5bn high-speed rail link in Russia

Russian Rail News
Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has signed an agreement with Germany’s Siemens Mobility to develop the RUR300bn ($4.5bn) Ural High-Speed Rail project.

Passenger Car Tales - building old kits

Model Railways
I started one kit, an observation car.  I tried to find the prototype and got bogged down in the research. I then decided to start work on another kit.   This time one with a few less windows, a postal car.   I refined my methods.   The roof on the kits is wood.   I realized that I needed to sand the roof much more than I had.

Netherlands has most congested railway network of Europe

Europe
The Netherlands had the most congested railway network of Europe in 2016.

Jumbo Coils

Gunzelling Reports
I have always liked the jumbo coil loads primarily due to the variety of wagons they travel on.

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