The joint venture of the three Baltic States RB RAIL AS has announced the next restricted competition, defining the advancement of the Rail Baltica Global project design phase in Latvia. Tender for “Design and design supervision services for the construction of the new line on the section Vangaži – Salaspils – Misa” that will cover 60 km of the railway line is procured in the interest of the Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Latvia. The submission deadline for the proposal is June 18, 2018.
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia, Ministry of Transportation of Latvia and Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Lithuania have approved the Design Guidelines for Rail Baltica, the common design standard mandatory for design, construction and operations of the Rail Baltica infrastructure. The Design Guidelines manual was prepared by the French company SYSTRA S.A., a consulting and engineering group which previously in an open competition was awarded to develop unified design guidelines for the Rail Baltica Global Project.
The Contracting Authority, joint venture RB RAIL AS, has signed a contract with the design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins (a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group) as a result of the tender “Rail Baltica Infrastructure Management Study” announced on November 8, 2017. The subject-matter of the contract is a study on Infrastructure Management for the Rail Baltica Global project.
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.