Latvia

AN agreement was signed in the Estonian capital Tallinn on May 29 by the railways of three Baltic states to launch a new intermodal freight service called Amber Train.
LATVIA’s Ministry of Transport has issued a call for tender on behalf of RB Rail for the detailed design and design supervision of a 60km section of the standard-gauge Rail…
The Rail Baltica project to connect the three Baltic state capitals with Poland by a standard-gauge high-speed rail link is gaining momentum. However, as David Briginshaw reports from the Estonian…
THE procurement commission of the city council in Daugavpils, Latvia, has approved the acquisition of eight Russian trams for the city’s 1524mm-gauge tram network.
ESTONIA’s Ministry of Public Administration approved the spatial plan for the Rail Baltica high-speed line in Estonia on February 14 thereby completing the final route and preliminary design of the…
A new express rail freight service which promises delivery times of 28 hours between the Latvian capital Riga and the Belarussian capital Minsk completed a second test journey this week…
RAIL Baltica invited bids on January 26 for a tender for detailed technical design of the first sections of the standard-gauge new railway in Latvia. Closing date for bids is…
DIRECT passenger trains were restored between the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and Latvia’s second-largest city Daugavpils on January 13, when Lithuanian Railways (LG) launched a new twice-daily weekend service aimed at…
THE Latvian port city of Liepaja has launched a tender for a contract to supply a new fleet of LRVs for its 14.8km metre-gauge tram network.
THE Lithuanian parliament voted on October 10 in favour the Rail Baltica project to build an 870km standard-gauge 240km/h mixed-traffic railway linking the Baltic state capitals with Poland and the…
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