Rail Baltica at Connecting Europe Days: Proud Contributor to Europe’s Sustainable Transportation Network

During the Connecting Europe Days 2024 in Brussels, Belgium, Rail Baltica was represented by all its delivery organizations: the central coordinator, the national implementing bodies, and the responsible ministries. This flagship event for European mobility brought together over 3200 delegates from 80 countries to discuss concrete measures and exchange best practices for creating a sustainable, […]

Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision. Jānis Eiduks

Rail Baltica is a railway infrastructure megaproject that spans across several countries. The depth of skills and expertise required to successfully execute a greenfield project of this caliber is extensive and would not be possible without our diverse team of professionals. Welcome back to our series, “Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision,” where we […]

Ardanuy Ingenieria contracted to design Kaunas station area for EUR 10m

The infrastructure design for the Kaunas Passenger Station area will be carried out by the Spanish company Ardanuy Ingenieria under a contract worth EUR 9.88 million (excluding VAT). The project is an integral part of the new European Rail Baltica Kaunas node. Among the tasks for the contractor is the design of a new railway […]

05.04.2024

Senator of the City of Hamburg Dr Leonhard: Rail Baltica Enhances European North-South Connectivity and Facilitates Climate-Friendly Intermodal Freight Transport

With a goal to deepen ties and investigate collaboration opportunities within the Rail Baltica project, a delegation from Hamburg, Germany, led by Dr Melanie Leonhard, Senator of the City of Hamburg and Minister of Economy and Innovation, visited Rail Baltica in Riga. Accompanied by German entrepreneurs representing the ports and logistics sector, alongside media representatives, […]

03.04.2024

Experience in Addressing NIMBYism: Rail Baltica’s Actions for Public Engagement

In the realm of infrastructure development, the term “NIMBYism” (Not In My BackYard) looms large, encapsulating the complex interplay between the necessity of large-scale projects and local resistance to their implementation in proximity to residential areas, natural landscapes, or other cherished spaces. In a recent discussion organized by the British Embassy in Riga, in cooperation […]

Driving Cooperation: Implementing SEA Processes in Rail Baltica

In March from 12th to 14th, the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS organized a workshop in Riga where representatives from Rail Baltic Estonia and the Baltic joint venture’s System Engineering and Assurance (SEA) departments participated in this three-day cooperative session. The primary objective was to discuss and align the fundamental principles and forthcoming […]

22.03.2024

Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision. Dmitri Garbuzenko

Rail Baltica is a railway infrastructure megaproject that spans across several countries. The depth of skills and expertise required to successfully execute a greenfield project of this caliber is extensive and would not be possible without our diverse team of professionals. Welcome back to our series, “Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision,” where we introduce you […]

Rail Baltica Engages in Discussion on PPP Financing for Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects

Rail Baltica was thrilled to participate in a recent conference #InfrastructureInvestorNetwork by PEI Group in Berlin focused on exploring growth opportunities and challenges in large-scale infrastructure projects utilizing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) financing models. Hosted by esteemed moderator Dr. Hubert Danso, CEO, and Chairman of Africa Investor, the panel delved into issues shaping the landscape of […]

22.03.2024

Swedish Chamber of Commerce Members Meet with Rail Baltica: Fostering Nordic Cooperation for Mobility, Sustainable Development, and Regional Security

This week, members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia partnered with Rail Baltica management members and experts for a seminar to discuss the project’s latest developments and prospects. Co-organized with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia and the Embassy of Sweden, the event served as a platform for discussions and informative exchanges. […]

20.03.2024

Improving Europe’s Connectivity: Rail Baltica and Správa Železnic Discuss High-Speed Rail Agenda for North-East Europe

An exchange visit between Rail Baltica delivery organizations and Správa železnic, the national railway infrastructure manager in the Czech Republic, took place in Riga, Latvia on 18 March.  The event aimed to foster collaboration and expertise sharing between the parties involved in the development of high-speed rail projects within North-East Europe. The foundation for this […]

Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision. Merilin Danquah

Rail Baltica is a railway infrastructure megaproject that spans across several countries. The depth of skills and expertise required to successfully execute a greenfield project of this caliber is extensive and would not be possible without our diverse team of professionals. Welcome back to our series, “Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision,” where we introduce you […]

The rooftop ceremony of Rail Baltica at Riga Central Station was celebrated

In February, the highest point of the Rail Baltica Riga Central Railway Station building was reached. This achievement was celebrated through a century-old and significant tradition in construction – the placement of a wreath at the building’s summit. The Rooftop Ceremony allowed the wider public to visit the construction site. On 29 February 2024, the […]

Inaugural Lithuanian and Latvian-Spanish Business Forums: Strengthening Transport Industry Ties Between Baltics and Spain

Two events this week, in Vilnius and Riga, provided opportunities for Spanish business representatives to learn more about the Latvian and Lithuanian transport infrastructure, including recent and planned developments, with a specific emphasis on the Rail Baltica project. These Business Forums served as a platform for establishing connections while gaining valuable insights into the transportation […]

Baltic public opinion survey reveals recognition of Rail Baltica economic impact and prioritizes connectivity needs

For the sixth consecutive year, the annual pan-Baltic survey, conducted by the Rail Baltica project implementers and facilitated by ‘Norstat,’ gathers insights into residents’ attitudes towards Rail Baltica. Delving into awareness, perceptions, and support for Rail Baltica among residents of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, the survey underscores recognition of the project’s economic potential, alongside a […]