RB Rail AS’s cooperation partner, the Spanish-recognized engineering company IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture, has completed technical solutions for the location and intersections of the railway line for the Rail Baltica sub-section from Ülemiste to Kangru. The total length of the section is approximately 16 kilometers. This is one of the three sub-sections that remain on the 48-kilometer design section of Tallinn-Rapla.
A collaborator of RB Rail AS, Spanish engineering firm IDOM Consulting Engineering, has completed the technical design solutions for the detailed location of the Pärnu-Rapla railway section and its intersections, spanning from the border of Harju county to Tootsi. The Alu-Mälivere section shown in the video is 14.1 kilometers long.
Lietuvos Geležinkelių Infrastruktūra, which is responsible for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway in the territory of Lithuania, is launching contracting tenders. The winning contractors will be constructing a railway and engineering buildings from Kaunas to Panevėžys and the longest railway bridge in the Baltic States, which will span the Neris river near Jonava.
This week, RB Rail AS, the Baltic joint venture and lead implementer of the Rail Baltica project, is holding the second phase of online meetings with the potential suppliers of rail infrastructure components with a particular focus on concrete elements.
Spain’s IDOM responsible for detailed technical design of Rail Baltica section Kaunas-Ramygala will present design proposals for section Šveicarija-Žeimiai on the 8th of July.
Ms Jovita Starynina is BIM (Building information modelling) and Asset Information Management Coordinator at RB Rail AS and now also a proud holder of a doctoral degree in Technological sciences and Civil engineering from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in Lithuania. She finished her studies this year with a doctoral thesis on Energy efficiency improvement in modernization of public buildings using sustainable design methods.
Andrejs Mislevics is a Railway Systems Engineer who moved back to Riga, Latvia, after working in the German railway sector for nearly seven years. Andrejs is one of the five experts who have returned from working abroad to help build Rail Baltica.
Sweco Lietuva has two roles in the Rail Baltica project: it is part of the consortium that is responsible for the infrastructure development plan and the environmental assessment of the Vilnius-Kaunas section of the track, and its labs provide soil testing services for the geotechnical investigation.
The state of emergency caused by the spread of COVID has forced significant changes to our personal and professional lives. The long-term consequences of these changes are still hard to assess but already now many of us are thinking “how will we recover once the state of emergency is lifted?” As the Baltic region’s Project of the Century, Rail Baltica has to play a key role in both helping the Baltic economies weather the current storm, but also in providing a sustained investment stimulus towards medium and longer term economic and social recovery.
In the Rail Baltic project, we carry out environmental impact assessments and plan roads and bridges on the section from Tallinn to Tootsi in Pärnu county. We offer local support to IDOM, a general contractor from Spain, to obtain the relevant building permits.
Rail Baltic Estonia announced a call for tenders for the design of Muuga multimodal freight terminal. Muuga terminal will be Rail Baltica’s largest and only cargo terminal connected to the harbour.
As Rail Baltica Global Project is gradually entering the construction phase, the Lithuanian National Implementing Body – Lithuanian Railways Infrastructure (LGI), has announced the prior supplier market consultations with construction companies for the planned main line Rail Baltica construction activities for the section from Kaunas to the LT/LV state border.
RB Rail AS has launched a centralized procurement for several contracting authorities to select a pool of companies to be called on-demand basis and provide independent professional expert services for the Rail Baltica Global Project.
Today the Rail Baltica Online Forum gathered 1000 online viewers from 39 countries, which included suppliers, industry professionals and other parties interested to learn more about the Rail Baltica project progress and plans for 2020. During the livestream, RB Rail AS representatives introduced the main upcoming tenders, project timeline and strategic direction for the construction procurement as well as long-term development activities.
This week RB Rail AS, the Baltic joint venture and lead implementer of the Rail Baltica project, concluded series of online meetings with the potential suppliers of rail infrastructure components. The direct engagement with the rail supply industry follows after the Rail Baltica component sourcing strategy, which was completed in the end of 2019 in collaboration with TUV Sud and University of Graz. The objectives of the meetings, among other, was to learn in detail the product availability on the market and relevant technical characteristics, and to assess available capacities and lead times as well as to collect supplier expectations towards planned component procurement.