WA funds local manufacturing and maintenance of railcars

The Western Australian government will ensure more rollingstock maintenance and manufacturing happens in WA, with a $40 million investment and a new focus on building iron ore cars in the state.
Western Australian Rail News

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Contract awarded to build a new rail line in the Philippines

Asian Rail News
The project to build a section of a new railway line in the Philippines linking the city of Malolos with Clark International Airport, is being financed by the Asian Development Bank, with construction estimated to take three years.

Philippines awards North-South Commuter Railway contracts

Asian Rail News
Contract Package 4 was awarded to a partnership of EEI and Acciona Construction Philippines, and Contract Package 5 was awarded to Posco, Korea.

HS2’s Curzon Street station design achieves 55 per cent carbon reduction

HS2’s Birmingham Curzon Street station is set to reduce carbon emissions by an unprecedented 55 per cent.

FMC finds NY/NJ port ‘minimally impacted’ operationally by COVID-19

Coronavirus Transport News
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) found that the coronavirus pandemic has minimally impacted container shipping operations within the Port of New York and New Jersey compared to what was experienced in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Southern California the first half of this year.

Update to IA Priority List identifies rail projects as key for growth

New South Wales Rail News
In a mid-year update to the 2020 Infrastructure Priority List, Infrastructure Australia has added four rail projects to the list of nationally significant infrastructure.

CRRC Zhuzhou unveils 28.8MW electric freight locomotive

Asian Rail News
The 106m-long, 24-axle locomotive is part of an order of eight for mining company China Shenhua Energy.

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