Western Sydney Airport construction to start in 2021 (Australia)

Australia’s federal government has announced that construction of the passenger terminal at the new AU$5.3billion Western Sydney International Airport will start construction by the end of 2021. The project in the Badgerys Creek area, 40 km west of Sydney’s central business district, has short-listed several contractors for the project. Although the overall cost of the

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Thailand HSR project delayed

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has told the media that the 220-km-long high-speed rail project linking Thailand’s three airports will be delayed. The three airports to be linked with high speed rail include Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, and U-Tapao. “The budget to demolish infrastructure to make way for the new high-speed system has not been approved,”

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Pakistan approves US$7.2bn rail project

Pakistan’s Central Development Working Party has approved a uS$7.2 billion project to upgrade the railway connections between Karachi and Peshawar. The 1,872km rail line will be developed as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will link Kashgar in China, with Pakistan’s Gwadar Port. CPEC is a $60bn project has been under construction since

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