Definitions for "Capital Costs"
refers to the costs to setup and build a project. Usually ending with the achievement of a specific set of startup milestones in the case of a mine.
Non-recurring costs required to construct (or improve) the rail line. Capital costs include the purchase of vehicles, track improvements, station rehabilitation, and design and administrative costs associated with these improvements.
The costs of designing, acquiring rights-of-way, constructing, purchasing equipment (e.g., vehicles), and implementing a transit or highway project or system, etc.