Wunderline looks beyond replacement of the Friesen Bridge

Irreparable damage caused to the Friesen Bridge over the River Ems when it was hit by a freight ship in in December 2015 has disrupted the EU-backed Wunderline project’s ambitions to boost traffic on the regional railway corridor running east from Groningen in the northern Netherlands to Leer, Oldenburg and Bremen in northwest Germany.
Europe

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Reinstating the Great Northern Railway between Armidale and Tenterfield could cost almost half a billion dollars

New South Wales Rail News
REINSTATING the Great Northern Railway between Armidale and Tenterfield would have a ‘highly negative return’, an independent report shows.

Thousands Of Jobs On The Metro Tunnel With More To Come

Victorian Rail News
Almost 2,000 jobs for Victorians have already been created by the Metro Tunnel, and there are more to come with new people starting every week as work to take the project underground ramps up.

First sod turned on $300-million New Intercity Fleet train maintenance facility at Kangy Angry

New South Wales Rail News
THE first sod has been turned for construction of the $300-million New Intercity Fleet maintenance facility at Kangy Angy.

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio admits to funding alternative Inland Rail route design

Inland Rail Project
TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio is fighting an allegation of misconduct over his dealings with the Inland Rail project.

Premier’s team short by $600m on light rail costs

Tram and Light Rail News
Gladys Berejiklian’s then department was informed in mid-2014 that the cost of ripping up and ­moving powerlines in George Street for the Sydney light rail project was as high as $700 million — but factored in just $100m when the now NSW Premier ­announced months later that the project would cost $2.1 billion.

Second firm takes legal action over Sydney's 'disastrous' light rail

Tram and Light Rail News
A second company is suing the NSW government over its delayed Sydney light rail project, adding to the $1.2 billion in claims already demanded by the Spanish contractor building the project.

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