The first phase of the next tenders for the detailed technical design of the railway line in Estonia and Lithuania has been announced this month, continuing implementation of the design phase of the Rail Baltica project. The joint venture of the three Baltic States RB RAIL AS has announced restricted competitions for the “Design and design supervision services for the construction of the new line from Tallinn to Rapla” and the “Design and design supervision services for the construction of the new line from Ramygala to Lithuanian-Latvian state border”. Both are procured for the benefit of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of the Republic of Estonia and the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania. Proposal submission deadline for both tenders is May 15, 2018.
Dear audience, distinguished guests, We, the three Baltic nations, are choir singers. The song celebration tradition of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania has even been included to the UNESCO cultural heritage list. So am I a choir singer and used to live in Germany, in Munich. Because maybe you did not know, but one of […]
Today, April 11, around 500 potential suppliers of the Rail Baltica project representing more than 300 companies from 24 countries across the globe are gathering in Tallinn for the Industry Suppliers’ Day – an international event that is part of RB RAIL AS organized Rail Baltica Global Forum 2018 devoted to the project’s implementation. The event is streamed live at the official event website www.railbaltica.org/forum.
I would like to congratulate the project implementers and the public authorities of the Baltic States on entering the design phase of the Rail Baltica project. This follows many years of intensive planning of this new high-speed railway of strategic importance for the EU.
Today, April 10, marks the beginning of the international two-day event – the Rail Baltica Global Forum 2018 – organized by the joint venture of the three Baltic States RB RAIL AS supported by the project’s national implementing bodies – Rail Baltic Estonia, Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas and Rail Baltica statyba. A live video stream will be accessible on both Forum days via www.railbaltica.org/forum.
Next week, on April 10 – 11, the milestone international two-day event of the Rail Baltica project will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. The Rail Baltica Global Forum 2018 is organized by “RB Rail AS”, a three Baltic State joint venture, with the support of the project’s national implementing bodies – Rail Baltic Estonia, Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas and Rail Baltica statyba. A live video stream will be accessible on www.railbaltica.org/forum.
In today’s meeting, Supervisory Board took important decisions for fostering the project’s implementation and approved contracting the British company ATKINS Plc to carry out the projects infrastructure management study. Supervisory Board also approved that the Management Board of RB Rail can start procurements of detailed technical designs for the following sessions in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The updated RB Rail annual budget for 2018 was approved.
On March 20 the first Rail Baltica construction design and supervision contract on the construction design of Rail Baltica’s airport Riga railway station, related infrastructure, and viaduct was signed during a formal event. It was signed by the European gauge project implementer in Latvia “Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas” SIA and the winner of the open international tender – partnership of suppliers from three countries „PROSIV” („Sintagma” (Italy), „Prodex” (Slovakia) and „Vektors T” (Latvia)).
As of March 19, 2018, Mart Nielsen serves as the Chief Technical Officer and Member of Management Board of RB Rail AS. He joins three other Members of the Management Board – Baiba A. Rubesa, CEO, Kaspars Rokens, COO, and Ignas Degutis, CFO.
At the moment, more than 70 procurements are planned to be announced this year as part of the Rail Baltica Global Project in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. A full list of Rail Baltica planned procurements for the Global project this year and their schedule is available at the official project webpage railbaltica.org.