Johnson: Crossrail project is costing £600m more than initial budget.(www.railway-technology.com)

Johnson: Crossrail project is costing £600m more than initial budget 
The cost of the Crossrail project currently under construction in the area near London has increased by nearly £600m from £14.8bn to £15.4bn, UK rail minister Jo Johnson has said.

Civitta Estonia and Railistics to assess feasability of Pärnu terminal 
RB Rail has awarded a contract to Civitta Estonia and Railistics to carry out a feasibility study of the Pärnu freight terminal as part of the Rail Baltica Global Project, which aims to integrate the Baltic States into the European rail network.

Singapore’s LTA awards $880m train contract to Bombardier 
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a S$1.2bn ($880m) contract to Bombardier to supply 66 new six-car trains.

DfT introduces measures to improve travel for people with disabilities 
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed a number of new measures and initiatives that will help ensure easier travel for disabled people across the country’s transport network, including the railway.

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