Topic: Investment

Warsaw opens new metro extension

After 38 months of the construction works, the Wola section of the Warsaw Metro has been opened for the public service. The underground network of the Polish capital added the 3.4-kilometre extension with three new...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ukraine to lease major train stations

Ukrainian Railway (UZ) intends to launch the public-private partnerships for reconstruction of seven major train stations. It will lease the station buildings to private companies. The project is arranged with the technical assistance of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Elecrtrified railway in Latvia, source: Latvijas dzelzceļš

Latvia cancels electrification of railways

Latvian national railway company Latvijas Dzelzceļš (LDz) has cancelled its planned and ongoing projects to electrify the country’s railway network valued at 441 million euros. At the same time, LDz requires the financial bailout from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Railways need reimbursement agreements (column)

The Track Access Charges (TACs) are one of the most significant financial sources for infrastructure managers. However, they are not applicable to recovering the infrastructure investments costs. But, in some cases, they can be a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
The preparatory works for demolishing the Bille bridge in Hamburg

Three bridges to be replaced on Hamburg S-Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) plans to demolish three old railway bridges on the Hamburg S-Bahn network. The new installation will be constructed instead of the Bille bridge by the mid-March, while the new facilities will replace...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Polish railways go green

Poland wants to meet the requirements of the European Green Deal and to become climate-neutral. To this end, the Polish rail sector will play a key role in shifting the country to renewable sources of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Five big signalling deals granted in UK

UK’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has chosen three contractors to improve the signalling systems in five regions. The entire value of the five deals is over 7 billion euros. They cover the Control Period 6...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn will upgrade 800 train stations

Deutsche Bahn plans to allocate 12.2 billion euros in upgrading its infrastructure in 2020. The investments, inter alia, include modernisation of 800 train stations. To provide a better service for passengers, the German railway company...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn to renew 2,000 railway bridges

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has modernised 900 railway bridges since 2015. To this end, the company invested 3 billion euros. In the coming years, DB plans to upgrade 2,000 other bridges. The German railway company will allocate...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko