Gautrain line between Johannesburg and Pretoria set to open

The second section of Gautrain, linking Johannesburg and Pretoria, will become operational on Tuesday, 2 August 2011. After opening the first section between O.R. Tambo International Airport and the business district of Johannesburg in June...

Investment plans strike a chord with passengers & freight companies

Network Rail has submitted its plans for two schemes that will invest £95m in the railway over the next three years, removing bottlenecks to free up capacity for both passenger and freight services. The schemes...

Procurement process underway for remaining Crossrail tunnel portal

Crossrail has announced that a contract notice has been placed in the Official Journal of the European Union seeking expressions of interest for the remaining tunnel portal at Victoria Dock. The value of the...

Firms ‘race to get 2012 Games travel plans’ in place

Firms representing more than 370,000 employees are already receiving free one-to-one travel advice from London 2012 and Transport for London (TfL) - a 100% increase in the past six weeks. Firms are being urged to...

North West Rail Link awards cost planning contract

Work to fast track the North West Rail Link continues, with the O’Farrell Government awarding a cost planning services contract. Work on quantifying the cost to build the North West Rail Link will get underway following the...

CN invests in Northern Ontario main line

CN has announced plans to construct two more extended sidings on its Northern Ontario main line this year, bringing its investments in seven long sidings in this corridor to more than C$30 million. Two additional...

Crossrail improvements on show for Brentwood and Shenfield rail users

Rail users in Brentwood and Shenfield will have the chance to find out more about the improvements Crossrail will bring to their railway at a public information day this week. Crossrail is the new high...

Works begin on Blackfriars bridge junction to support station development

Work is set to start on an essential new road layout on Blackfriars Bridge that will be capable of handling the 40,000 passengers expected to leave the upgraded Blackfriars station every day. The first stage...

Designs for King’s Cross Square revealed

Plans to create a new public space for London by the end of 2013 as part of the redevelopment of King’s Cross station have been unveiled today by Network Rail. At more than 7000 square...

‘Public Transport in Perth 2031’ plan includes light rail project

The introduction of light rail, development of bus rapid transit services and extension of the rail line to Yanchep are the State Government’s priority projects to meet Perth’s public transport needs for the next...

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