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Czech company to build Riisipere traction substation for 2.2 mln euros

Czech company to build Riisipere traction substation for 2.2 mln euros

15.10.2018

The state-owned railway infrastructure company Estonian Railways (AS Eesti Raudtee) entered into a 2.2 mln euro contract with Czech company Elektrizace zeleznic Praha a.s. for the design and construction of the new Riisipere traction substation, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Estonia, Railways, Transport



Freight shipping by rail in Latvia up 8.4% in January-September

Freight shipping by rail in Latvia up 8.4% in January-September

12.10.2018

Transportation of international rail freight increased by 9.3% against January-September 2017 to 35,066 mln tons in the first nine months of 2018, while the amount of domestic freight carried by rail fell 15.4 % to 1.044 mln tons. Transportation of transit freight grew 10.2% y-o-y to 32.53 tons, import freight rose 0.5% to 2.313 mln tons and export freight dropped 11.1% to 222,800 tons. The amount of rail freight shipped through Latvian ports grew 5.8% y-o-y to 28.594 mln tons in the nine months of 2018, and deliveries of transit freight by land jumped 57.9% to 3.936 mln tons. In 2017, transportation of rail freight in Latvia fell 8.4% from a year before to 43.792 mln tons, which included 33.314 mln tons carried in the first nine months of 2017. According to the press secretary of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railway), the increase in freight turnover by rail in September was mainly due to traditional types of cargo, mainly coal.

Audit to examine management of Rail Baltica project's internal systems, procurement procedures, financing

Audit to examine management of Rail Baltica project's internal systems, procurement procedures, financing

11.10.2018

The Latvian State Audit Office together with the National Audit Offices of Lithuania and Estonia will audit the management of the internal systems, procurement processes and financing of the Rail Baltica European-gauge railway project, representatives of RB Rail, the Baltic joint venture in charge of the project’s implementation, informed LETA.


MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights

MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights

10.10.2018

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union.

Lithuanian Railways' locomotives unit eyes expansion in Ukraine

Lithuanian Railways' locomotives unit eyes expansion in Ukraine

10.10.2018

Vilniaus Lokomotyvu Remonto Depas (Vilnius Locomotive Repairs Depot, or VLRD), a subsidiary of the state railway group Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG), is looking for expansion opportunities in Ukraine as part of its goal to become the largest rolling stock center in the region, informs LETA/BNS.


10.10.2018

Auditors meet with the team of Rail Baltica Joint Venture to commence the audit

Rail Baltica Joint Venture hosted a meeting with representatives of the State Audit Office of Latvia to commence a functional audit on the management of the internal systems, procurement processes and financing of the Rail Baltica project.

09.10.2018

Latvian government to invest 650,000 euros in RB Rail share capital

The Latvian government will invest 650,000 euros in the share capital of Eiropas Dzelzcela Linijas who will further then invest it is RB Rail, he Baltic countries' joint venture for implementation of the European standard gauge railroad Rail Baltica project, informs LETA.

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