Bechtel receives HS2 phase IIb development contract.(www.railway-technology.com)

Australia’s Newcastle Light Rail to become wire-free rail system
The Government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has announced the removal of overhead wires from the planned light rail system at Newcastle as part of Newcastle’s revitalisation programme.

Bechtel receives HS2 phase IIb development contract
US-based construction and civil engineering company Bechtel has been awarded a deal for the delivery of the £170m HS2 Phase IIb project.

Electronic interlocking and yard remodelling commissioned at Dadri station, India
The Government of India has announced the commissioning of electronic interlocking and large-scale yard remodeling project at Dadri railway station in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Alstom delivers last trainset for Los Teques metro system, Venezuela
Alstom has delivered the last of 22 metropolis trainsets that are set to operate on Venezuela’s Los Teques’ metro system.