Annual Report 2021 of the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS published

In 2021 the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS implemented a wide range of activities to further strengthen the governance, and work continued to further implement the RB Rail’s AS Corporate Strategy 2021 – 2026 by developing and approving the Company’s annual strategic goals aligned with strategic objectives.     Rail Baltica Global Project progress […]

23.05.2022

Route alternative approved for the future construction of the Rail Baltica railway from Kaunas to the border with Poland

After active discussions and talks with representatives of municipalities and the public, the Ministry of Transport and Communications approved the optimal route alternative of the Rail Baltica railway from Kaunas (Jiesia) to the Lithuanian-Polish border. Taking into account the opinion of the majority of the residents, the shortest option the most remote from the urban […]

12.05.2022

Rail Baltica global project progress presented at the European Parliament: necessity of swift implementation of Rail Baltica and EU added value clearer than ever

On 26 April, the implementers of the Rail Baltica project presented the progress of the future high-speed infrastructure megaproject addressing the “Friends of Rail Baltica” group, established by Members of the European Parliament and chaired by its Vice-President Dr. Roberts Zīle, also a Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism. The meeting had a […]

Rail Baltica delivers recommendations to unlock cross-border infrastructure corridor synergies

Commissioned by the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS, the Spanish infrastructure consultancy Ineco has delivered a landmark study on the opportunities to maximize the synergies from simultaneous deployment of various infrastructure developments along the Rail Baltica greenfield railway corridor. Rooted in the international best practice “Dig Once” philosophy, the study provides actionable recommendations […]

Rail Baltica Procurement Plan 2022: expected contract value to exceed 2 billion EUR

Rail Baltica global project Procurement Plan for 2022 is announced, providing an overview of the planned tenders, timeline, with the total planned contract amounts exceeding 2 billion euros.   In 2022, the Rail Baltica project delivery organisations plan to advance with next phases of the already started construction and consolidated material tenders, as well as launch […]

More than 100 youngsters visited the Rail Baltica Riga Central Station construction site as part of the Job Shadow Day 2022

On April 6, the annual “Job Shadow Day 2022” took place during which Latvian youngsters got acquainted with professions of various fields, shadowing their representatives in their daily work. During the day, more than 100 youngsters visited the construction site of the future Rail Baltica Central Hub in Riga. Shadowing specialists who work on the […]

German, Spanish, Italian and French companies compete in the construction works supervision tender for the Rail Baltica main line construction works

Four internationally recognised engineering companies from four countries – Germany, Spain, Italy and France – have submitted applications to the international tender for construction supervision services of the Rail Baltica main line construction works. All the tenderers have vast experience in construction and engineering supervision works. The tender is characterised by fierce competition, which will […]

Invitation to the Rail Baltica Procurement Webinar 2022

The role and priority of Rail Baltica global project in the present geopolitical situation is increasing. Therefore, with aim to update the existing and potential suppliers and key partners on the Rail Baltica global project progress, inform about the procurement plans for 2022, and address supplier questions regarding procurement and contracting, the Rail Baltica Procurement […]

The longest railway bridge in the Baltic States will be built over Neris by an Italian company

LTG Infra, the company responsible for the implementation of the Rail Baltica project in Lithuania, has signed a works contract with the Italian company Rizzani de Eccher for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway bridge over Neris near Jonava. The contract was signed following the conclusion of the Government’s National Security Commission (NSK) confirming […]

01.04.2022

New procurement launched for the construction of the Rail Baltica Ülemiste joint terminal and its surrounding area

At the beginning of the week, Rail Baltic Estonia announced the largest construction procurement in Estonia for the construction of the Rail Baltica Ülemiste joint terminal and its surrounding area.   The total volume of the Ülemiste terminal building and the construction site in its vicinity is approximately 100000 m ². According to the design […]

Cooperation agreement signed between RB Rail AS and Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid

On 14th of March 2022, the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS together with the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid signed a cooperation agreement establishing basing principles of collaboration for the implementation of the Rail Baltica global project. “Rail Baltica is the largest and the most impressive railway electrification project in the history of all Baltic […]

Applications for the international tender for the supervision of the construction works of the Rail Baltica main line continues until April 5

In respondence to requests from potential suppliers the Rail Baltica national implementing body in Latvia – Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas – has extended the deadline for applications for the international tender for supervision services of the construction works of the Rail Baltica main line until 5 April 2022. The tender for engineering consultant and construction supervision services is being […]