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 […]

International Union of Railways (UIC) meets Rail Baltica in Riga

On September 20, representatives from the International Union of Railways (UIC) gathered for a meeting with key stakeholders and experts from Rail Baltica global project delivery organizations RB Rail AS and the national implementing body “Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas.” The primary agenda of this meeting was to initiate discussions concerning the current progress and prospects of […]

Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision. María Ángeles de la Sierra Aparicio

Rail Baltica is a railway infrastructure megaproject that spans across three 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. In our new series “Rail Baltica: The People Behind the Vision”, we will introduce […]

Rail Baltica Industry Day 2023 will take place on 26 September in Tallinn

Rail Baltica team is pleased to announce Rail Baltica Industry Day 2023, which will take place on September 26th at the multifunctional event center, Kultuurikatel, in Tallinn, Estonia, and will be the global project’s first-ever in-person Industry Day. The event, a full day conference featuring keynote presentations, panel discussions, and interactive sessions, will serve as […]

The construction tender for the next section of the Rail Baltica mainline was announced

Rail Baltic Estonia, a company responsible for the implementation of Rail Baltica in Estonia, has announced the third consecutive tender for the construction of the Rail Baltica railway mainline. The construction section that falls within the territories of Kohila and Rapla municipalities is 7.1 kilometers long and reaches from Loone to Hagudi. If the procurement […]

From Wagonways to Hyperloop: A Journey Through the Evolution of Railway Transportation

Railways have come a long way since their humble beginnings as wooden wagonways. From horse-drawn trams and steam locomotives to high-speed trains and innovative technologies like Maglev and Hyperloop, they have continuously evolved to meet transportation demands. Railways have shaped economies, connected people and places, and prioritized efficient and sustainable transportation. In this article inspired […]

Meeting in Riga Boosts Knowledge Sharing Between Rail Baltica and Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin

Representatives from Rail Baltica and TELT (Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin) recently gathered in Riga for a workshop. They shared insights and discussed the progress of the two European railway mega projects. The meeting allowed for open discussions and case-based experience exchange as both projects share a common vision and have the potential to greatly influence […]

Open Competition launched for Archaeological Survey in the Protection Zone of Daugmale Hillfort

Rail Baltica’s joint venture RB Rail AS has announced an open competition for archaeological research in the protection zone of the Daugmale hillfort in Latvia. As the designed Rail Baltica high-speed railway line and related infrastructure facilities are planned to be constructed near the hillfort’s protection zone, an archaeological survey of the area is deemed […]

Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis Visits the Rail Baltica Construction Sites in Jonava District

This Friday, 12 May, Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Marius Skuodis inspected the Rail Baltica project implementation work in Jonava District. In evaluating the inspected section from Kaunas to the Latvian border, the minister discussed ways to speed up the construction of the European gauge railway in Lithuania as soon as possible.  “Rail […]

The presidents of Estonia and Latvia will meet with the implementers of the Rail Baltica project and visit the construction site of the Riga Central Station

On Monday, April 24, during his state visit to Latvia, President of Estonia H.E. Mr Alar Karis together with President of Latvia H.E. Mr Egils Levits will visit the construction site of the Rail Baltica international station in Riga and meet with the implementers of the Rail Baltica project. Rail Baltica is the largest highspeed […]

Combined road-rail bridge over the Daugava River

The Rail Baltica railway in Latvia, spanning 265 kilometers, will traverse more than 200 bridges throughout the country. However, one specific bridge stands out amongst the rest – the combined road-rail or dual bridge over the Daugava near Salaspils. Due to its scale, technical and operational features, the bridge has been labeled a world-class engineering […]

Rail Baltica Baltic Survey 2022: support for the Rail Baltica global project remains consistently high

The annual pan-Baltic survey on the resident’s attitudes* towards Rail Baltica was conducted for the fifth consecutive time. The Baltic Survey results showed that the general support level for the largest railway infrastructure project in the Baltics remains stable high across all three Baltic States with the average support of 61% in 2022 similarly to […]