French Trade Minister Riester: Rail Baltica is an asset for the region’s future as infrastructure drives economic attractiveness

The French-Latvian Business Forum, held today in Riga, brought together business representatives and policymakers from the Transport, Defense, and Renewable Energy sectors. This event, organized by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) in partnership with the Embassy of France in Latvia and the French Foreign Trade Advisors of the Baltic States (CCEF), provided […]


Latvia to commence construction of Rail Baltica mainline

Latvia has reached another milestone in the Rail Baltica project by beginning construction of its mainline. On 21 May the Rail Baltica team, representatives from the European Commission and international partners from France, Italy, Poland, Lithuania and Estonia gathered in Riga. They marked the occasion by sending messages to future generations through a time capsule […]

Catherine Trautmann: Rail Baltica is a symbol of equality between the citizens of the EU beyond economic metrics

Mme Catherine Trautmann, the European Coordinator for the North-Sea Baltic Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), which includes Rail Baltica, visited Riga to attend the Rail Baltica mainline kick-off event in Latvia on 21 May 2024. During her visit, she met with the management teams of Rail Baltica delivery organizations and the officials from the relevant ministries […]


Contract signed for the construction of a new pedestrian and bicycle tunnel under the railway at Ülemiste

The Tallinn Urban Environment and Public Works Department, along with Rail Baltic Estonia, the national implementing body of the Rail Baltica project, signed a joint procurement construction contract with Leonhard Weiss OÜ for the construction of Tunnel No. 5 at the Ülemiste railway station. The tunnel will enable pedestrians and cyclists to move from Ülemiste […]

Kazakhstan’s transport industry explores opportunities in Rail Baltica project

On 15 May, representatives from Rail Baltica’s delivery organizations welcomed the Minister of Transport of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Marat Kabayev, along with a delegation of ministry officials and businessmen in Riga. The Kazakh representatives discussed both the progress of Rail Baltica’s implementation and the new transportation route perspectives. As an important partner of Latvia […]


Business Forum to spotlight Rail Baltica and French-Latvian cooperation

The upcoming French-Latvian Business Forum, taking place on 22 May in Riga, is set to gather over 160 leaders and policymakers from the Transport, Defense, and Renewable Energy sectors. The event will provide a platform for discussions, strategic networking, and exploration of business opportunities, with a special emphasis on the Rail Baltica project. The forum, […]


Rail Baltica progress update and supplier engagement opportunities in 2024: webinar recordings are now available

The Rail Baltica Webinar, held on 9 May, provided a comprehensive overview of the project’s advancements and upcoming procurements, while also discussing its role in fostering sustainable development and supplier engagement opportunities. Experts from Rail Baltica project delivery organizations, including RB Rail AS, Rail Baltic Estonia, Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, and LTG Infra, participated in the […]

Live: Rail Baltica Webinar. Supplier Engagement Opportunities in 2024

To inform current and prospective suppliers and partners about procurement plans for 2024, project progress updates, and to address relevant questions from stakeholders, the “Rail Baltica Webinar: Supplier Engagement Opportunities in 2024” is being broadcast live today 9 May from 13:00 until 17:00 (EEST). The event’s working language is English with synchronized translations available in […]


Rail Baltica Webinar tomorrow will highlight supplier engagement opportunities in 2024

The Rail Baltica webinar, scheduled for tomorrow, 9 May, aims to inform current and prospective suppliers and partners about procurement plans for 2024, project progress updates, and to address relevant questions from stakeholders. Taking place from 13:00 to 17:00 (EEST) online, the “Rail Baltica Webinar: Supplier Engagement Opportunities in 2024” will feature experts from Rail […]

Rail Baltica announced a market consultation date for alliance model procurements in Estonia

To execute the Rail Baltica project, the Estonian developer of the project Rail Baltic Estonia plans to procure the design and construction of Tootsi-Pärnu (DS3 DPS1 – 36.6km), Pärnu-Latvia border (DS3 DPS2-DPS3) mainline sections, and the Ülemiste-Pärnu main line superstructure construction. According to the initial schedule, the procurement procedure is planned to be held in […]


Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision. Anete Akimova

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 announces webinar to inform on supplier engagement opportunities in 2024

The online webinar hosted by the Rail Baltica project delivery teams on May 9 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EEST) offers an opportunity to explore supplier engagement opportunities in 2024. During the webinar, participants will be encouraged to ask questions and engage with Rail Baltica experts.   Live streaming of the Rail Baltica webinar will […]


The second stage of the Rail Baltica Control-Command and Signalling subsystem Design and Build procurement has been launched

The Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS has announced the next progress milestones of the Control-Command and Signalling (CCS) subsystem Design and Build procurement, which is one of the strategic procurements for the project implementation, as the second stage of the procedure has been opened.  Five candidates have qualified and confirmed to continue with […]

Next-Generation Logistics: Rail Baltica’s Contribution to Modern Freight Transportation

As I reflect on recent discussions surrounding future of freight in the Baltics, it is evident that there is an acute need for a modern European standard railway infrastructure that would help boost our economies by integrating the Baltics into European transport network and within single European market. Considering the existing infrastructural limitations, like the […]