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Latest Bids

Netherlands, Delft



Closing Date: 29/02/2016

Restricted invitation to tender, deadline 29.02.2016, for preventive and corrective maintenance in the eastern tube of the 2.3 km William of Orange tunnel in Delft. Duration of the contract is ... ......Full Information

India, Uttar Pradesh



Closing Date: 11/02/2016

Postponed deadline from 04.02.2016 to 11.02.2016, for the open invitation to tender for the design and construction of the tunnel near the Charbagh Metro Station. The tunnel is to be built from ... ......Full Information

France, Paris


Grand Paris Express

Closing Date: 17/02/2016

Negotiated invitation to tender, deadline 17.02.2016, for safety inspections and evaluations (mission OQA) of the public transport system for the following Grand Paris Express sections :- ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Cantons Valais and Uri



Closing Date: 22/04/2016

Open invitation to tender, deadline 22.04.2016, for the supply of 5 types of vehicle. The contract consists of two lots. Lot 1, is for different types of vehicles for the purposes of rescue for ... ......Full Information

Spain, Madrid



Closing Date: 12/02/2016

Open invitation to tender, deadline 12.02.2016, for the installation of the overhead contact line and works associated with that installation in the tunnels of Line 1 of the Metro Madrid. Total ... ......Full Information

Spain, Madrid



Closing Date: 12/02/2016

Open invitation to tender, deadline 12.02.2016 for the repairing and waterproofing of the Cuatro Caminos-Anton Martin and the Anton Martin-Portazgo tunnel sections of the Metro Madrid Line 1. ... ......Full Information

Norway, Hordaland



Closing Date: 04/02/2016 (Tender Closed)

The deadline has been postponed for the open invitation to tender for the upgrading of electrical and controlled technical installations in the Mundalsberg (1085 m) and Bjorsvik (844 m) tunnels ... ......Full Information

Bulgaria, Sofia


Struma Motorway

Closing Date: 25/02/2016

The deadline has been postponed from 25.01.2016 to 25.02.2016 for the open invitation to tender for design and construction of the 4.46 km Struma Motorway section, from km 366 + 000 to Km 370 + ... ......Full Information

Norway, Vestfold and Telemark



Closing Date: 08/03/2016

Open invitation to tender, deadline 08.03.2016, for the management, control and monitoring services (SRO) for the tunnels Hanekleiv (1740 m), Loken (700 m), Hillestad (800 m), Bringaker (1130 m), ... ......Full Information

Norway, Rogaland



Closing Date: 16/03/2016

Open invitation to tender deadline 16.03.2016, for temporary road markings and reflectors in the road tunnels of Rogaland county. For electronic access to information ... ......Full Information

Germany, Thuringia-Bavaria


High Speed Railway

Periodic indicative notice without call for competition for ventilation in the 8,314 m Blessberg railway tunnels on the new VDE 8.1 Ebensfeld - Erfurt line. Contact Deutsche Bahn AG -FEI-SO, ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Grisons



Closing Date: 18/03/2016

Open invitation to tender, deadline 18.03.2016, for delivery and installation of all the doors for the bypass, emergency exits of the safety tunnels for Rofla (1,017 m), Barenburg (1,028 m), ... ......Full Information

Industry News

Bypass tunnel for Delaware Aqueduct in New York City

Bypass tunnel for Delaware Aqueduct in New York City

Robbins will provide a 6.6 m diameter Single Shield TBM for the Rondout West Branch Bypass Tunnel. Cracking and leakage has been occurring in the Delaware Aqueduct, where it passes through ... ...Full Story

The Grimsel tunnel

The Grimsel tunnel

On the 4th February the cantons of Bern and Valais along with with Grimselbahn AG and Swissgrid showcased the Grimsel railway line project. The new narrow gauge line will link Meiringen (BE) with ... ...Full Story

Putzmeister will reveal the new BSF 47-5 at BAUMA

Putzmeister will reveal the new BSF 47-5 at BAUMA

Putzmeister will present its latest truck-mounted concrete pump, the BSF 47-5 at BAUMA in April. It features a 5-arm placing boom mounted on a 4-axle chassis. With a gross weight of less than 32 ... ...Full Story

Montedomini tunnel

Montedomini tunnel

Palmieri has been included on the shortlist of the International Tunnelling Awards for the category “Technical Innovation of the Year”. This is as a result of the complexity and the ... ...Full Story

Penang undersea tunnel delayed

Penang undersea tunnel delayed

Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd (CZBUCG), has delayed the construction of the 7.2km undersea tunnel linking Penang to the mainland. This is due to the high volumes of traffic that need to be diverted ... ...Full Story

Robbins Breakthrough at Chennai Metro

Robbins Breakthrough at Chennai Metro

On the 27.01.2016 the Robbins TBM EPB operated by the JV Afcons-Transtonnelstroy broke through. This happened on the downline tunnel at Chennai’s Central station after tunnelling through 1025 ... ...Full Story

The 7th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security

The 7th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security

The 7th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security (ISTSS) will be held in Montreal, Canada, 16 - 18th March, 2016. It covers topics such as safety level & acceptable risk as well as ... ...Full Story

BTS presents proposal to host WTC2019

BTS presents proposal to host WTC2019

London, with its world-class facilities and abundant tourist attractions, is the destination of a bid by the British Tunnelling Society (BTS) to host the World Tunnel Congress and ITA General ... ...Full Story

SBM LINEMIX® 3000 is setting new standards

SBM LINEMIX® 3000 is setting new standards

The high-performance concrete mixing plant SBM LINEMIX® 3000 CM 410-7 H produces concrete for precast segments or tubbings. The SBM concrete mixing plant has two main features when ... ...Full Story

Breakthrough at the Beskyd tunnel

The breakthrough of the new 1.8km double-track Beskyd railway tunnel happened on the  21.01.2016. This tunnel is located in the Carpathian Mountains, in south-west Ukraine. The new tunnel with ... ...Full Story

Thomson East Coast Line in Singapore

Thomson East Coast Line in Singapore

The building of the 13 km East Coast stretch of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)  will connect commuters living in the eastern parts of Singapore and who are not currently directly served by ... ...Full Story

Open consultation for a Lower Thames Crossing

Highways England is consulting from the 26 January 2016 until 24 March 2016 on options for the Lower Thames Crossing, which is a new road crossing for the River Thames connecting Kent and Essex. A ... ...Full Story

Latest Awards

Switzerland, Lotschberg


AlpTransit Railway

SRP Ingenieur AG from Brig-Glis secured the contract for expansion of the Lötschberg base tunnel. For more information contact BLS Netz AG, Berna, webisite www.bls.ch  and visit ... ......Full Information

France, Provence - Alps - French Riviera



Societe Satelec SAS in Mouans Sartoux secured the contract for electricity supply, lighting and ventilation equipment in two tunnels in the Municipality of Nice. Contact Metropole Nice Cote ... ......Full Information

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zenica



The JV STRABAG AG (Austria)/Koncar inzenjering za energetiku i transport (Croatia) secured the EUR57.40 million contract, excluding VAT, for construction of Hydro Power Project Vranduk on river ... ......Full Information

Denmark, Countrywide


Railway Communications

Voestalpine SIGNALING Siershahn GmbH from Siershahn secured the contract for the upgrading of the Wayside Train Monitoring System (WTMS) in the 8 km-long Great Belt twin tunnel. Contact A/S ... ......Full Information

Singapore, Singapore


Thomson Line

The Joint Venture of Sangyong Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (Korea) and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (Korea) secured the EUR232.7 million (SGD361 million) contract for ... ......Full Information

Singapore, Singapore


Thomson Line

Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. (Singapore) Pte Ltd secured the EUR188.8 million (SGD293 million) contract for the construction of Katong Park station and its associated tunnels along the 13km ... ......Full Information

Singapore, Singapore


Thomson Line

The Joint Venture of Bachy Soletanche Singapore Pte Ltd (France) and Wai Fong Construction Pte Ltd (Singapore) secured the EUR189.5 million (SGD294 million) contract for the construction of ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, London



BMB, the Joint Venture between BAM Nuttall/Morgan and Sindall/Balfour Beatty are contracted to build the 6 km western section of the 25 km long London Thames Tideway Tunnel. The project cost is ... ......Full Information

United Kingdom, Amesbury



Highways England has been awarded to an Atkins/Arup joint venture. It is a package of work with an estimated value of EUR23.04 million to design options for A303 between Amesbury and Berwick ... ......Full Information

Norway, Akershus


High Speed Railway

Societá Italiana per Condotte D'Acqua SpA has chosen Poyry to carry out rock and tunnel engineering for the Follo Line in Oslo, Norway. Poyry's assignment includes the majority of the ... ......Full Information

Switzerland, Canton of Bern



Stucky SA from Renens secured the EUR14.26 million contract for enlarging the Ligerz tunnel on line n. 210 Ligerz-Twann. Contact CFF SA Infrastructure, att.n Olivier Saugy, Lausanne, e-mail ... ......Full Information

Spain, Madrid-Barcelona-French border


High Speed Railway

The JV FCC Industrial and Infraestructuras Energeticas (95 %), Portillo Seguridad (2,5 %) and Portillo Telecomunicaciones (2,5 %) secured the EUR5.74 million contract, excluding VAT, for the ... ......Full Information

News Feed

Crenshaw/LAX light rail tunnel boring machine is named 'Harriet'

Los Angeles and Inglewood students who took part in a succession of contests involving the 950-ton tunnel boring machine, including a naming ... Full Story

Construction sites - Thames Tideway Tunnel

Construction sites - Below are the proposed site locations along the tunnel line. The tiles contains an overview of the works at each site, as well as ... Full Story

Clyde Tunnel facing £25m repair bill to remain open

clyde tunnel One of Scotland's busiest river crossings will need over £25 million worth of repairs over the next decade years to stop it from closing, ... Full Story

Korea Eximbank to provide feasibility study for tunnel in Kandy

Korea Eximbank to provide feasibility study for tunnel in Kandy ... to gain significant transfer of advanced technology in tunnel construction from Korea. Full Story

Tunnel-boring machine for new Crenshaw light-rail named after Harriet Tubman

A construction worker surveys inside the giant tunnel boring machine named Harriet during the Metro unveiling ceremonial celebration at the Expo ... Full Story

Mott MacDonald designing Tideway's East tunnel section of London super sewer

Located between 45m and 65m below ground, the two tunnels will be excavated by tunnel boring machines (TBMs) using slurry pressure balance ... Full Story

Major breakthrough in Beskyd tunnel

The so-called Beskyd tunnel is being built by the Ukrainian construction firm Interbudmontazh and financed by a US$ 40 million loan provided by the ... Full Story

Two Turkish-owned companies to compete for terminal construction at Russian airport

Limak and Renaissance —companies with Turkish owners — will compete for the construction of a terminal and tunnel of the Sheremetyevo airport in ... Full Story

Government ministers, regional governors head to unveil first stage of tunnel

On January 21 the official celebration will take place on completion of the first phase of the Beskyd tunnel construction. This is a two-track railroad ... Full Story

Sinkhole halts Seattle's 'Bertha' tunnel project

Once again, the tunnel-boring machine dubbed Bertha has been taken offline, and the $1.35 billion Alaskan Way Viaduct is on hold, the Associated ... Full Story

This Month In Rail Construction News Issue 1.9

In this month's edition of Rail Construction News we uncover the Brenner Base Tunnel project; we detail the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement ... Full Story

427-tonne TBM pushed for 210m tunnel

The tunnel boring machine was pushed using hydraulic jacks over a distance of 210 metres, 20 metres underground. To make the process more ... Full Story

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