Latest Transport News

  • Rio Grande do Sul highway offer due September

    The state government of Rio Grande do Sul will issue a call for tender for more than 1,000km of highways in late September, with an auction expected in December

  • Bids in for Ontario rail project

    Bids have been submitted for the Lakeshore East – Central Corridor Expansion project in Toronto

  • Plenary poaches more AMP execs amid CommIF uncertainty

    Plenary Group has added 6 more AMP executives to its ranks after pausing its bid to take over AMP Capital’s Community Infrastructure Fund

  • Investors eyeing Ecuadorean rail PPP emerge

    Ecuador’s plans to revive the Trans-Andean railway through a new PPP have been bolstered by the disclosure of two serious expressions of interest

  • Government throws its support behind Bogotá Metro line 2

    President Iván Duque has confirmed that the Colombian government will support development of the second line of the capital’s metro system

  • UK infra bank open for business

    UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has formally opened the UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB), furthering the government’s plan to “level up and create new opportunities” across the country

  • LP commits to emerging markets fund

    An institutional investor approved its commitment to investing in an emerging markets infrastructure fund targeting to raise $5 billion

  • Covipacífico secures new financing for highway concession

    Covipacífico has reached financial close on a COP 540 billion loan for the completion of the Conexión Pacífico 1 road project in Colombia

  • Contracts awarded for Machu Picchu access road

    The Peruvian ministry of transport and communications has awarded contracts for highway improvements and the construction of the Machu Picchu tunnel in the department of Cusco

  • Vietnam mulls expressway PPP

    Vietnam's Quang Tri provincial People's Committee has proposed including the 70km Cam Lo-Lao Bao expressway PPP under the country's 4,000km expressway master plan

  • Sacyr JV bags 5 Italian motorway concessions

    A consortium of Spain's Sacyr and Italy's Fininc has won operational contracts for 5 motorway stretches in Italy

  • Three bidders vie to control AMP’s social infra fund

    Three bidders have set their sights on AMP Capital’s A$1.2 billion Community Infrastructure Fund while the embattled investment manager holds firm that it is still the best manager for the fund

  • €33bn allocated for Connecting Europe Facility 2.0

    The European Council has today adopted the EU’s second Connecting Europe Facility programme to fund the development of high-performing, sustainable infrastructure in the transport, digital and energy sectors

  • Bidders shortlisted for ALO Sur highway

    Colombia’s national infrastructure agency has shortlisted 2 bidders for the ALO Sur toll road in Bogotá

  • Infrata opens Spanish office – further expansion planned

    London-headquartered independent infrastructure advisory firm Infrata has today formally opened an office in Madrid as it pushes ahead with its expansion strategy