Meeting in Riga Boosts Knowledge Sharing Between Rail Baltica and Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin

Representatives from Rail Baltica and TELT (Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin) recently gathered in Riga for a workshop. They shared insights and discussed the progress of the two European railway mega projects. The meeting allowed for open discussions and case-based experience exchange as both projects share a common vision and have the potential to greatly influence […]

The Impact of Rail Baltica Regional Stations in Latvia: A Closer Look

In this article, with Ilze Lukstiņa, Project Coordinator at Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, we briefly explore the concept and functionality of Rail Baltica regional stations and their significance in the larger context of the Rail Baltica project. These stations will serve as vital hubs for seamless connectivity, sustainable travel, and enhanced accessibility shaping the future of […]

Andy Billington: How Rail Baltica is Leading the Way in Digitalisation

Rail Baltica, the ambitious railway project linking Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with a standard gauge railway connecting to Poland and beyond, is set to transform the Baltic States’ rail infrastructure. With a strong focus on digitalisation, Rail Baltica aims to revolutionise connectivity for passengers and freight. With a background in digitalisation and analytics projects within […]

Rail Baltica Academy: Unveiling the Role of Megaprojects in Tackling Climate Change

On May 22nd, kicking off the spring session, Rail Baltica Academy hosted a digital lecture featuring Dovilė Juškevičienė, an Environmental Expert at Rail Baltica global project. With a primary focus on the Rail Baltica project, Juškevičienė illuminated the important role that megaprojects play in addressing climate change. Throughout the lecture, the urgency of climate action, […]

In Rail Baltica project, the construction of unique pile foundations near Riga Airport has been completed

As part of the Rail Baltica project, a significant phase of infrastructure construction has concluded with the completion of the railway station building and the adjacent pile foundations. These foundations will serve as a solid base for the construction of the first high-speed rail and air connection in the Baltics. A total of 534 piles […]

Construction tender for one of the largest traffic junctions in Estonia announced

The Estonian Transport Administration, in collaboration with Rail Baltic Estonia, has announced a tender for the construction of the Kangru traffic junction located on the border of Kiili and Saku municipalities. The Kangru traffic junction will address the intersections of the Viljandi highway, Kurna-Tuhala public road, and Rail Baltica railway. As part of the project, […]

Open Competition launched for Archaeological Survey in the Protection Zone of Daugmale Hillfort

Rail Baltica’s joint venture RB Rail AS has announced an open competition for archaeological research in the protection zone of the Daugmale hillfort in Latvia. As the designed Rail Baltica high-speed railway line and related infrastructure facilities are planned to be constructed near the hillfort’s protection zone, an archaeological survey of the area is deemed […]

Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis Visits the Rail Baltica Construction Sites in Jonava District

This Friday, 12 May, Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Marius Skuodis inspected the Rail Baltica project implementation work in Jonava District. In evaluating the inspected section from Kaunas to the Latvian border, the minister discussed ways to speed up the construction of the European gauge railway in Lithuania as soon as possible.  “Rail […]

The following Rail Baltica environmental impact assessments for the Estonian section have received the green light

To date, the environmental impact assessments (EIA) required for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway in Estonia have been declared compliant for five out of eight sections. Most recently, in early April, the Technical Regulatory Authority (TTJA) confirmed the compliance of the environmental impact assessment for the approximately 19-kilometer section from Kangru to the […]

What will Rail Baltica Riga Central Railway Station look like in the future?

In central Riga, Rail Baltica construction works are increasingly visible. Within the territory of Riga International Bus Station, the structure of the railway viaduct is clearly taking shape. Meanwhile, next to the city canal, the walls supporting the Rail Baltica railway bridge over the canal have been fully built, the southern section of the existing […]

The presidents of Estonia and Latvia discuss the progress of Rail Baltica implementation and visit the construction site of Riga Central Station

Today, April 24, during a meeting with President of Estonia Alar Karis, who is in Latvia on a state visit, President of Latvia Egils Levits and the accompanying delegations, the management of the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS and the national project implementing body “Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas” discussed issues related to the progress […]


The presidents of Estonia and Latvia will meet with the implementers of the Rail Baltica project and visit the construction site of the Riga Central Station

On Monday, April 24, during his state visit to Latvia, President of Estonia H.E. Mr Alar Karis together with President of Latvia H.E. Mr Egils Levits will visit the construction site of the Rail Baltica international station in Riga and meet with the implementers of the Rail Baltica project. Rail Baltica is the largest highspeed […]