Today, the Baltic train of the “Connecting Europe Express” leaves from Tallinn station

Today, on September 21, the Baltic train of the “Connecting Europe Express” will depart from Tallinn to Vilnius within the framework of the program of events of the European Railway Year (2021). It will include public discussions and other events to highlight issues related to changes in the railway sector, future opportunities in passenger and […]

Invitation to participate in market consultation about the approaching energy subsystem procurement for the Rail Baltica Global Project

The Rail Baltica joint venture and central coordinator RB Rail AS is preparing to announce a new procurement for full-scope implementation of energy subsystem (ENE) for the Rail Baltica line.     We are thereby inviting all interested suppliers who deliver the full scope of railway energy sub-system (design, construction, commissioning, and equipment supplies) for large-scale projects […]


French Minister of Foreign Trade Promotion Franck Riester visits the Rail Baltica construction site

On Wednesday, September 15 the French Minister of Foreign Trade Promotion Franck Riester and a delegation of French entrepreneurs visited the Rail Baltica construction site at the Riga Central station. Kaspars Vingris, Chairman of the Board of the European Railway Line, and Marc Philippe El Beze, Technical Director and Member of the Board of the Rail […]

Public presentation on design proposals in Pasvalys district was presented

To introduce the public with the Rail Baltica design proposals for the Pasvalys district, the Spanish engineering company IDOM, also responsible for the detailed technical design of the Rail Baltica railway section “Ramygala – Lithuanian/Latvian state border”, presented the design solutions for the section which is located in Pasvalys district – “Vaškai – Lithuanian/Latvian state […]


Supervisory Board visits Rail Baltica Riga Central Station construction site

Last week, following a meeting in Riga, the Supervisory Board of RB Rail AS, the Board Members and a visiting representative of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, as well as the management of the project implementer in Latvia SIA Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnija went to inspect the ongoing construction works at Riga Central […]

Veiko Haavapuu joins Rail Baltica team as the new Chief Financial Officer

On 1 September 2021 Veiko Haavapuu joined the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS as the Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Board. Veiko Haavapuu is an experienced finance expert with a strong track record and over 20 years of professional background working in audit, telecommunications, retail, and transport companies. His most […]


Next construction contracts for Rail Baltica’s main line objects were signed

Rail Baltic Estonia signed next construction contracts for the railway crossings, which will be built by GRK Infra AS and AS TREV-2 Grupp. At the beginning of August, the building contracts were signed for Loone ecoduct, Künka road overpass and Tagadi road overpass in Kohila. In the last weeks two new construction contracts have been […]


Global market survey launched to prepare for Rail Baltica construction procurements

With the Rail Baltica Global Project building its maturity and to ensure smooth transition to a full-scale construction phase, the Rail Baltica joint venture “RB Rail AS” and the Latvian national implementing body SIA “Eiropas Dzelzceļa Līnijas” (EDZL) is launching a global market survey, aiming to collect feedback from the current and potential contract partners […]


Construction permit issued for the longest bridge in the Baltic States – Neris bridge

A construction permit has been issued for the planned railway bridge over the Neris River near Jonava. It will be the most complex Rail Baltica engineering facility and the longest railway bridge in the Baltic States.   “We are pleased that the procedures for issuing construction permits have been completed smoothly, and this is another positive step […]


The first Rail Baltica construction contracts for 2021 were signed in Estonia

Rail Baltic Estonia signed first two construction agreements of this year for the construction of the three railway crossings. The first crossing of the Rail Baltica line – Saustinõmme overpass, located in Saku – was completed at the beginning of this year. Today, the contracts were signed for the next important objects – the Loone […]


Priit Sauk appointed as the new Director of RB Rail AS Estonian Branch

Priit Sauk has been appointed as the new Director of RB Rail AS Estonian Branch. Sauk succeeds Aivar Jaeski and continues in his new role as of 16 July 2021. He joined the company in April 2021 as the Technical Director. Priit Sauk has been working in the leading positions in the construction field for […]


Kaunas Intermodal Terminal opened to commercial traffic on the Rail Baltica corridor

Today, on July 19, the first train from the Netherlands loaded with containers and semi-trailers, arrived at the Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) by the European standard-gauge railway, completed in 2015. KIT has thus become the so far most north-eastern point of the European railway system, which, after the completion of all works and formalities on […]