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: […]

Rail Baltica: development plan of alternatives of Kaunas railway node special plan made public

The public can now get acquainted with the concept of the development plan of Kaunas railway node communication engineering infrastructure and the strategic environmental impact assessment report. The communities of the locations near Kaunas railway node, related organisations and the public are invited to actively participate in the territorial planning process, and to make reasoned […]

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 […]

Partnership signed between Rail Baltica and TELT at Connecting Europe Days

Environment, safety at work and good practices in large-scale multimodal infrastructure project implementation and railway operations – these are the topics at the heart of the partnership signed today, on 29 June, between the promoters of the Lyon-Turin line and the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS at the Connecting Europe Days. The Connecting […]

Development of the detailed technical design for Rail Baltica Salaspils Intermodal Freight Terminal launched

  Development of the detailed technical design for Rail Baltica Salaspils intermodal freight terminal was launched, as agreed by the Rail Baltica national implementing body in Latvia Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas and the winners of the tender, an association of experienced Italian and Latvian companies, by signing the contract on 16 June 2022.   The Salaspils […]

New Rail Baltica studies reveal recommendations for international and regional stations

  An international consortium led by Ramboll, global architecture, engineering and consultancy company, has recently finalised on the behalf of the Rail Baltica joint venture, two studies and provided recommendations on how to maximize socio-economic benefits from development and operation of the Rail Baltica international passenger stations as well as regional railway services. The outcome […]

Rail Baltica global project progress presented at the European Parliament: necessity of swift implementation of Rail Baltica and EU added value clearer than ever

On 26 April, the implementers of the Rail Baltica project presented the progress of the future high-speed infrastructure megaproject addressing the “Friends of Rail Baltica” group, established by Members of the European Parliament and chaired by its Vice-President Dr. Roberts Zīle, also a Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism. The meeting had a […]

Rail Baltica delivers recommendations to unlock cross-border infrastructure corridor synergies

Commissioned by the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS, the Spanish infrastructure consultancy Ineco has delivered a landmark study on the opportunities to maximize the synergies from simultaneous deployment of various infrastructure developments along the Rail Baltica greenfield railway corridor. Rooted in the international best practice “Dig Once” philosophy, the study provides actionable recommendations […]

Rail Baltica Procurement Plan 2022: expected contract value to exceed 2 billion EUR

Rail Baltica global project Procurement Plan for 2022 is announced, providing an overview of the planned tenders, timeline, with the total planned contract amounts exceeding 2 billion euros.   In 2022, the Rail Baltica project delivery organisations plan to advance with next phases of the already started construction and consolidated material tenders, as well as launch […]

More than 100 youngsters visited the Rail Baltica Riga Central Station construction site as part of the Job Shadow Day 2022

On April 6, the annual “Job Shadow Day 2022” took place during which Latvian youngsters got acquainted with professions of various fields, shadowing their representatives in their daily work. During the day, more than 100 youngsters visited the construction site of the future Rail Baltica Central Hub in Riga. Shadowing specialists who work on the […]