Credit: The government of Moscow.

First section of Moscow metro’s Third Interchange Circuit to open in 2017

The mayor of Moscow has announced that the first section of the 61km Third Interchange Circuit (TIC) is expected to be open this year.
The BMT Sea Beach line on the right hand side. Credit: Jim Henderson.

7 New York subway stations to partially close for final phase of $395m renovations

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced that seven New York City subway stations will partially close until 'late 2018' as part of a $395.7 million modernisation of the BMT Sea Beach line. In total nine...

Shortlists announced for HS2 stations contracts

HS2 has named the companies in the running for the project's station design and redevelopment contracts. Arup, Mott MacDonald, WSP, Arcadis and a Jacobs/BuroHappold/Idom joint venture have been shortlist for the contract to produce the...
Sweden's PM Stefan Löfven (centre). Credit: Trafikverket.

Swedish PM opens Stockholm’s first new railway line in almost 150 years

Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven officially opened Stockholm's City line at the weekend - the city's first new railway line in almost 150 years. The inaugural service left from Stockholm Odenplan for Stockholm - both...

Contractor appointed for White Hart Lane station redevelopment

Taylor Woodrow has been awarded a £17.8 million contract for the design and rebuild of White Hart Lane Overground station. Due to be completed in 2019, works include creating a new ticket hall on Love Lane, a new entrance on Penshurst Road, two new lifts and a new station forecourt on Love Lane. Transport for […]
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Birmingham City Council approve HS2 plans to develop Curzon Street station

The historic Old Curzon Street station is set to be brought back to life after the city council approved plans to develop the site. HS2 and Atkins will now be able to make alterations to...

South Ferry station reopens five years after Hurricane Sandy destruction

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has re-opened South Ferry station after it was 'completely destroyed' by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. MTA interim executive director Ronnie Hakim said that - much like the nearby World Trade Centre...
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Amtrak continues upgrade work at New York’s Penn station

Engineers have continued upgrade work at New York's Penn station to improve the reliability of services. Station owner Amtrak said that 125ft of track and around 600 railway sleepers on a number of tracks have...

Napoli Afragola – Italy’s remarkable new station

The first phase of Napoli Afragola, one of 13 new stations for Italy’s high-speed rail network, was inaugurated on 6 June by Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who called it a “remarkable achievement”. Located 4.4 miles (12km) north of Naples centre, the majestic £52 million (about €60 million) building was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects […]
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Construction of Moynihan station to go ahead after $1.6bn deal struck

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that construction will begin on New York's new Moynihan station following the closure of a deal for the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment. The agreement between financiers Empire State Development and...