Weekly quiz: How much extra is troubled European rail megaproject going to cost?

Digital render of a Rail Baltica train Digital render of a Rail Baltica train (Image: Rail Baltica)

It’s the Construction Briefing weekly news quiz - how much attention have you been paying to events in the world of construction over the past seven days?

Which European city is the most expensive to build in?

  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Paris, France
  • London, England

How much is JCB investing to modernize and expand its Latin American operations?

  • US$100 million
  • US$500 million
  • US1 billion

Germany’s troubled Stuttgart 21 railway project has been further delayed. Originally, trains were due to start running in 2019. When is the earliest it will launch now?

  • 2025
  • 2029
  • 2026

Where is Bobcat breaking ground for a new $300 million facility?

  • Monterrey, Mexico
  • Salinas Victoria, Mexico
  • Tijuana, Mexico

The national audit offices of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have cast doubt on the financial viability of the Rail Baltica megaproject. By how much do they project its budget could overrun?

  • €10-19 billion
  • €3-5 billion
  • €7.3-9.4 billion


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