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 […]

Rail Baltica announced tenders for the construction of nearly 53 kilometers of the railway mainline in Estonia

The construction works for the initial sections of the Rail Baltica railway mainline in Estonia will commence in the spring of 2024. Today, Rail Baltic Estonia, the national implementing body of Rail Baltica in Estonia, announced tenders for the construction of the underlying infrastructure and intersections for the 52.6 kilometers of the mainline. Together with […]

Rail Baltica: Substructure for Double-Track Railway Will Be Built by Lithuanian Companies

A new substructure for a double-track railway and engineering structures on the Rail Baltica section between Kaunas and the Lithuanian–Latvian border will be built by the joint venture partners Fegda and Tilsta. They won two tenders for the construction works in Jonava District announced by LTG Infra, the company responsible for the implementation of the […]

Photo review: built-in time capsule at Rail Baltica international railway station at “Riga” airport

With Rail Baltica high-speed infrastructure construction works advancing, on 7 December 2022 time capsule with messages for the future generations was embedded at the construction site of the Rail Baltica international station at the Riga International Airport. This event marks significant changes on the construction site, as works are gradually moving from ground level to […]

One-year review of the construction works of the Rail Baltica International Station construction near the “Riga International Airport”

  Today marks exactly one year after the launch of one of the most impressive Rail Baltica construction projects – Rail Baltica International Station near the “Riga International Airport”. Among the most significant developments and works completed in the first year are the construction of new engineering communications and roads as well as the relocation […]

International tender launched for the Rail Baltica main line construction supervision services in Latvia

On 17 December the largest tender for the construction supervision services of the Rail Baltica railway line in Latvia.  The contracting authority is the Rail Baltica national implementing body in Latvia – Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas. The international tender for the construction supervision and engineering services will be carried out in two stages. It is expected […]

Supervisory Board visits Rail Baltica Riga Central Station construction site

Last week, following a meeting in Riga, the Supervisory Board of RB Rail AS, the Board Members and a visiting representative of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, as well as the management of the project implementer in Latvia SIA Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnija went to inspect the ongoing construction works at Riga Central […]