Archive for category: Stations

Moscow’s majestic metro stations

Komsomolskaya station. Photo: Scallger.In six of the Russian cities hosting the 2018 World Cup, underground metros will transport football fans to and from games but there's one in particular that's been leaving tourists in awe: the Moscow Metro.
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Details of £5bn transformation of Welsh rail services revealed

A tri-ode unit on the Rhymney line. Photo: Welsh government.The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has hailed a "landmark moment" in the future development of his country as plans of how £5 billion will be spent to transform its railways have been revealed.
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Designs released for Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations

A map of the Metro Tunnel in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Rail Projects Victoria.The stations are being built as part of the 9km twin-bore Melbourne Metro Tunnel, a major enhancement that promises to free up capacity on the capital's rail network.
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Brightline prepares for imminent launch of Miami service

Photo: Brightline.At 07:00 on Saturday May 19, the first Brightline train service will depart West Palm Beach for Miami Central station.
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Plans for $400m platform reconstruction project in Washington

Photo: Andrew Bossi.The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority – better known as Metro – has revealed major plans to address structural deficiencies on 20 of its Metrorail station platforms. Decades of exposure to the elements has forced engineers to install temporary measures to stabilise the platforms and ensure the safety of passengers until reconstruction work can take […]
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Amtrak seeks master developer for Philadelphia 30th Street station

Photo: Amtrak.Amtrak has released a request for qualification as it seeks a partner to refurbish its third busiest station. 
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Berlin central station to be evacuated to defuse WW2 bomb

It comes after construction workers alerted the police after discovering a 500kg explosive device at a site off of Heidestrasse.
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Prequalified teams to make enhancement plans for Toronto’s Union station

Photo: Mike in London.Two prequalified consortiums have been asked to make proposals for the Toronto Union station enhancement scheme.
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Preferred bidder picked for Toronto’s Finch West light rail project

Photo: Infrastructure Ontario.The chosen consortium, Mosaic Transit Group, is expected to be awarded the contract in spring 2018 with construction to follow shortly after.
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Plans submitted to transform Gatwick Airport station

Photo: Network Rail.Gatwick Airport is the sixth busiest UK station outside of London serving 19 million passengers each year. 
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Story Contracting replaces Carillion as platform extension contractor at Edinburgh Waverley station

Edinburgh Waverley station. Photo: georgeclerk.Story said that it has been in discussions with the liquidated company's former employees who were working on the project and are "delighted" that they have agreed to join as direct employees.
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