The images follow the opening of a public vote to pick the names for the first two of 10 tunnel boring machines prior to manufacturing.
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HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for developing the UK's new high-speed rail network, is asking the UK public to choose the names for the project's first two giant tunnel boring machines.
The Varberg tunnel contract was awarded to Atkins, who are now responsible for the detailed planning of the construction phase.
The two contracts will see the Vestfoldbanen equipped with continuous double tracks between Drammen and Tønsberg, enabling a better and more efficient service says Bane NOR's Stine Ilebrekke Undrum.
The Norwegian rail infrastructure manager has awarded Implenia Norge AS and Acciona Construcción the contract to construct a new 10km double-track line linking Sandbukta and Såstad.
€200 million investment from the EIB will see construction of new tracks, upgrading existing ones to higher speed limits, electrification and implementation of ERTMS between Denmark and Germany as part of the Fehmarn Belt railway
If successfully completed, the infrastructure between Helsinki and Tallinn would be the longest undersea tunnel in the world.
Tunnel boring machines have completed the drilling work for the high-speed rail project that will connect Oslo and Ski via twin 19.5km tunnels, the longest in Scandinavia.
"While the delay is unfortunate, this project is being built to last 120 years. I believe the time added to the construction schedule is a small price to pay,” said Rita Saffioti.
The tunnel excavation in the region's longest rail tunnel has reached its target towards Oslo city centre with the tunnel boring machines breaking through simultaneously.
Harsco Rail’s versatile and efficient Xem 181 universal vehicles are the heart of maintenance trains and are primarily used as workshops, for transporting track personnel, and for carrying out inspection and maintenance of various infrastructure components thanks to the lifting devices fitted to each vehicle.
Spain’s rail network continues to progress with High Velocity Railway enhancements, the construction of new tunnels and route development…
Bane NOR , the state-owned Norwegian railway infrastructure company, has announced the prequalification for one of the main contracts on the large Drammen–Kobbervikdalen project.
Work on the Koralm railway between Graz and Klagenfurt in Austria is running at full throttle with 90 per cent already under construction or completed. The next big upcoming milestone is one of the most important to date – the first breakthrough in the Koralm Tunnel.