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Atlantia-Abertis: tender offer timeframes extended
Heavy truck traffic, Tyrol region insists in setting caps
Turkey earns nearly $400M from roads, bridges

Turkey earns nearly $400M from roads, bridges

Ankara - Turkey earned 1.46 billion Turkish liras ($387 million)in tolls from two bridges on the Istanbul Strait as well as toll roads in 2017, according to data released Wednesday by the state Highways Directorate. The July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, together yielded around 362.32 million liras

Turkey’s largest airport will open in October
Italy: 1,000 days from design to bulldozers

Italy: 1,000 days from design to bulldozers

Genova - At the beginning of every year, especially in a region that depends as heavily on logistics as Liguria does, the timeframes for long-awaited infrastructure projects, large and small, become the focus of conversation

Madrid approves Atlantia’s bid for Abertis

Madrid approves Atlantia’s bid for Abertis

Madrid - The Spanish Government has approved Atlantia’s acquisition of Abertis, after previously authorising its competitor ACS, which was in the running through its subsidiary Hochtief. The announcement came directly from the government’s spokesman, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo

Commuters’ riding: delays, unheated carriages / REPORTAGE

Commuters’ riding: delays, unheated carriages / REPORTAGE

Cremona - It’s 5:32 AM,and on platform 4 at Cremona rail station there’s only a ghostly presence. These are the commuters bound for Milan on the same commuter train 10452, which two days ago derailed just before the Pioltello station, leaving several of its carriages on their side, full with many injured passengers

Awkward track repair lies beneath derailment

Awkward track repair lies beneath derailment

Milan - There is a problem with the story of the train that derailed at Pioltello, killing three and injuring 100, in which the line managers swear that everything was as it should have been: there was a wooden wedge under the broken rail

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