Specialists installing a new bearer cable at the mountain railway in Ruhpolding have to work at precarious heights. It's not a job for anyone with vertigo!
To tackle America's crumbling bridges, roads and airports, the US president prioritizes infrastructure spending. Critics say Trump's plan is just one-tenth of what is needed to address the problem.
Bolivian President Evo Morales visited Switzerland to sign an agreement to construct a railway line across the continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Supporters say the project will boost trade and create jobs.
On August 12, a key north-south rail line at Rastatt, Germany, was damaged during nearby construction. Serious disruption to rail freight shipments resulted. Crews are working feverishly to repair a tunnel.
The closure of a key German rail line linking northern and southern Europe is having huge knock-on effects across the continent. Operator Deutsche Bahn says repairs will take until October 7.
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