TITLE

INFRASTRUCTURE

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers international transportation news briefs as of March 2011. In Brazil, Engexata Engenharia won an 18-month contract worth 38.7 million reais to create two light rail routes 12.5 kilometers long with 11 stations in Sobral, Ceará. In Colombia, SNC-Lavalin and SKM are under contract for project management services to expand the country's rail, port and mining facilities for 370 million dollars. In Germany, Getzner Werkstoffe is providing Rail.One with 1.85 million euros worth of under-sleeper pads.
ACCESSION #
59413150

 

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