Lane Construction, a subsidiary of Italian contractor Salini Impregilo, has been chosen to design and build a high-speed rail link between Houston and Dallas,Global Construction Review has reported. The total value of the project is put at $20bn, with $14bn of that attributed to civil engineering. Lane was named on […]
Press Release-Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX12), Top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, provided the following statement regarding the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans to move forward with a Rule of Particular Applicability (RPA) for the Texas High Speed Rail Project, slated to connect Dallas and Houston: “Securing DOT’s commitment to […]
The government of Taiwan has announced plans to build a $1.8bn extension to the southern terminus of its west-coast high-speed railway. The decision follows and earlier announcement that $1.1bn would be spent on renewing the system’s rolling stock,Global Construction Review has reported. Taiwanese prime minister Su Tseng-chang announced the plan […]
High-speed rail is omnipresent in Asia, Europe and elsewhere. Can the private sector save it from its halting start in the U.S.?
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