Top 10 Most Expensive Transport Infrastructure in the World (2023)

Transport Infrastructure is the fixed installations, structures, and networks that provide a framework for the movement of people and goods. Urban transport infrastructure can be collated under five broad headings:

Bridges and tunnels
Rail and trams
Bike paths and walkways

List of 10 Most Expensive Transport Infrastructure in the World?

The 10 most expensive transport infrastructure in the world are;

  1. High Speed 2 (HS 2) – $136bn
  2. Chuo Shinkansen – $84bn
  3. California High-Speed Rail – $80bn
  4. Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) – $47bn
  5. Suburban Rail Loop – $34bn
  6. Grand Paris Express – $31bn
  7. London Crossrail Project – $24bn
  8. Riyadh Metro – $22.5bn
  9. Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Railway Corridor – $15bn
  10. Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Project – $12.2bn

How much does railway infrastructure cost?

According to reports, rail constructions per mile cost between $1 Million – $2 Million per mile. In 2021 alone, governments spent over US$500 billion on 276 rail construction projects.

Why are US rail projects so expensive?

As per reports, rail projects in the United States are so expensive as a result of inflation and higher construction costs. According to Brian Kelly, CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the government has spent US$9.8 billion thus far for rail projects.

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