Young engineers from Witteveen+Bos Netherlands participate in exchange workshop with Rail Baltica team

During November 2022, engineer teams from RB Rail AS and Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas were delighted to host a workshop for 16 young engineers from the Witteveen+ Bos company in Netherlands. As part of the exchange program organized by Witteveen+ Bos in Riga, young engineers explored two cases – Rail Baltica regional stations in Jaunmārupe and […]

New Management Board of Rail Baltica joint venture has started work

As of today, 17 November 2022, the new Management Board Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS has become effective. New, extended Management Board’s composition is comprised of six members: Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Agnis Driksna, Vice-Chairperson and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Marius Narmontas, Vice-Chairperson and Chief ESG Officer […]

Rail Baltica high-speed infrastructure in Latvia will include 16 regional mobility points; construction design agreement was signed today

In addition to the international passenger stations in Riga – Riga Central Station and Rail Baltica station at the Riga International Airport, both of which are already in the construction, 16 regional mobility points are planned on Rail Baltica mainline in Latvia. Today, on 4 November, construction designing was marked by signing the cooperation agreement […]

Rail Baltica project signs over 353 million euro grant agreement with the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency

Today, the Rail Baltica joint venture of the Baltic States RB Rail AS announced signing additional cross-border Grant Agreement on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) funding for the Rail Baltica global project. The total budget under this agreement is 422.6 million euros, out of which the CEF contribution will be 353.9 million euros or maximum […]

Three international companies nominated for the 2nd tender round of construction supervision services of Rail Baltica mainline in Latvia

Within the international tender for the provision of engineering consultancy and construction supervision services for the construction of the Rail Baltica main line in Latvia, applications submitted by four candidates have been assessed. Three candidates from three countries – Italy, France, and Spain – are proposed for the second round of the tender.  Companies which […]

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 […]

Rail Baltica at the InnoTrans 2022 Berlin

On 20 to 23 September 2022 the annual InnoTrans event gathering the world’s largest transport, infrastructure and innovation companies and project from across the world will take place in Berlin.   Meet Rail Baltica global project team and learn about the project’s updates, procurements, infrastructure, and data-driven railway, opportunities for the system design, operations, and maintenance, […]

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 […]

“Zoom in on Rail Baltica”: video series launched to explain implementation of Rail Baltica

To provide a closer look into different aspects related to implementation of Rail Baltica megaproject, new video series are launched. “Zoom in on Rail Baltica” will provide an opportunity to revisit various aspects of Rail Baltica, including design process, virtual design, technology and innovation, development of railway subsystems – electrification, control command and signalling, management […]

Discussion “What it means to manage a project worth hundreds of millions of euros?” highlights Rail Baltica importance for the region

Discussion ‘What it means to manage a project worth hundreds of millions of euros?”, which was organized on 2 September in the discussion at the festival “Būtent!”, engaged Rail Baltica representatives in the talks about the Global Project’s importance for the region. Discussion was joined by Marius Narmontas, Head of the Lithuanian branch of RB […]

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 […]

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 […]