Rail Baltica on InnoTrans 2022 review

Last week from 20 to 23 September 2022, Rail Baltica global project team and experts took part in InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology, which takes place every two years in Berlin, Germany.  Besides numerous B2B meetings that took place between the different project partners and interested suppliers, Rail Baltica global project […]

Rail Baltic Estonia announced a new tender for the construction of the railway infrastructure in Ülemiste

On 22 September, as part of the public procurement procedure, Rail Baltica implementing body in Estonia “Rail Baltica Estonia” has re-announced the first stage of procurement for the railway infrastructure construction at the Ülemiste terminal and the surrounding area.  The purpose of these construction works is to rebuild the existing Ülemiste railway infrastructure to make […]

Application for the first stage of the Rail Baltica energy subsystem design and construction procurement concluded

On September 15, 2022, the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS announced that four international candidates have applied for the 1st stage of the Rail Baltica energy subsystem design and construction procurement – the largest railway electrification project in Europe implemented as a single project.  The associations of companies submitted their applications are partnership […]

During a work visit dedicated to Rail Baltica the European Coordinator for the North-Sea Baltic TEN-T Corridor will visit Finland and the Baltic States

From 12 until 16 September 2022 Mme Catherine Trautmann, the European Coordinator of the North-Sea Baltic TEN-T Corridor, will be on a working visit to Finland and after that – the Baltic States, dedicated to Rail Baltica. The purpose of this visit is to meet with the partners and stakeholders of Rail Baltica global project to discuss […]

Shadow Operator services provider chosen for Rail Baltica

Today, on 30 August 2022, agreement was signed with a joint venture consisting of Baltic States DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH, International Directorate RENFE-Operadora Entidad Pública Empresarial and Ingeniería y Economía del Transporte S.M.E M.P. S.A about the Shadow Operator services for Rail Baltica. The agreement was signed between the consortium winning the public procurement […]

Rail Baltica Infrastructure Access Policies Development Study published

The consulting company Atkins Limited on behalf of the joint venture of Rail Baltica RB Rail AS has completed the Rail Baltica Infrastructure Access Policies Development Study, providing set of recommendations for the key railway infrastructure capacity allocation policies and access charging schemes for Rail Baltica. International benchmarking analysis in the area of track access […]

Esri Collaborates with RB Rail AS to Build Sustainable Rail Infrastructure in EU

The 870 kilometers of Rail Baltica are divided into several sections across each of the three Baltic countries: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. An ongoing electric rail infrastructure project in the region, Rail Baltica’s purpose is to provide sustainable passenger and freight service between participating countries and improve rail connections between central and northern Europe. To […]

Rizzani de Eccher submitted an offer for the construction contract for Rail Baltica’s Ülemiste joint terminal

On 17 August 2022, Rail Baltic Estonia, the national implementing body of the Rail Baltica project in Estonia, announced that Rizzani de Eccher S.p.A. submitted a bid for the construction procurement of the Ülemiste joint terminal by Rail Baltica, which almost doubled the expected construction cost of the construction procurement of the terminal and related […]

Five construction companies’ associations nominated for the 2nd tender round of the construction of Rail Baltica mainline in Latvia

The 1st round of the largest international tender for the construction of the Rail Baltica mainline in Latvia is completed. After evaluating compliance with the procurement qualification requirements, including the previous experience in railway construction in accordance with EU standards, five of six associations have been declared to be compliant with the tender requirements.  The following associations […]

The first environmental impact assessment report of Rail Baltica main route in Estonia was declared to meet the requirements

  The Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority declared the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report of the Ülemiste-Kangru section of Rail Baltica to be compliant with the requirements. The recognition of the EIA report as meeting the requirements will soon allow the construction of the first section of the main railway line to begin. The […]

At the 96th International Conference, the European Youth Parliament will discuss the future of Rail Baltica and EU transport

  The 96th International Conference of the European Youth Parliament will gather more than 200 young people from 30 different European countries this week in Riga to discuss the importance of technology and digitization in modern European society. One of the topics of discussion is the future of the European transport industry and Rail Baltica. […]

Time capsule embedded into foundations of the Rail Baltica Central Hub in Riga marking the start of next construction phase

  To leave a message for the future generations, on 20 July 2022, at the construction site of the future Rail Baltica Central Hub in Riga, the parties involved in the project solemnly embedded a time capsule in the foundations of the new station building grounds. Preparation of the time capsule started already last September, […]

Invitation to participate in market consultation about the approaching Control Command and Signalling (CCS) subsystem procurement for the Rail Baltica Global Project

Announced: 14.07.2022 Submission Date: 10.08.2022 RB Rail AS, the Rail Baltica joint venture and central coordinator is preparing to announce a new procurement for full scope implementation of the Control-Command and Signalling subsystem (CCS) for the Rail Baltica mainline.     Technical scope of CCS subsystem includes: ETCS; FRMCS radio communication system; Interlocking system; Traffic management system; ICT systems: Data Transmission network, Voice communication, Cyber security; Ancillary systems: […]