Parsons provides technical advisory services for Metrolinx’s ETCCS project.(www.railway-technology.com) 

Deals this week: Fluor JV, Alstom, Cubic Corporation 
A joint venture led by Fluor and comprising Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Herzog Contracting Group and the Middlesex has been awarded a $2bn design-build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for the Green Line Light Rail Extension project in Boston, US.

Parsons provides technical advisory services for Metrolinx’s ETCCS project 
Engineering services firm Parsons has begun providing technical advisory services for Metrolinx’s Enhanced Train Control and Conventional Signaling (ETCCS) project in support of the transport agency’s ten-year GO Transit expansion initiative.

Trainline launches new voice app for Google Assistant 
Independent train ticket retailer Trainline has launched its latest voice app, which has been built for the Google Assistant.

UK Budget focuses on proposals to strengthen rail transportation 
The UK Government has announced a series of new commitments intended to strengthen rail transportation in the country as part of its proposal to improve capacity across the network via new technologies.