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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 29.01.2015, 06:18

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Lithuania to acquire more electric locomotives in 2019

Lithuania to acquire more electric locomotives in 2019

28.01.2015

Lithuanian Railways (AB Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai) is analysing electric locomotives currently available on the market and is consulting with manufacturers. Some of them, like Siemens (Germany) and Skoda (the Czech Republic), have already introduced their products. Meetings are planned with manufacturers from France, Poland and other countries, reports LETA/ELTA.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Lithuania, Railways, Transport



UK rail companies interested in Rail Baltica project

UK rail companies interested in Rail Baltica project

23.01.2015

UK rail companies working in international projects and providing rail infrastructure services such as planning, construction and management of innovative and sustainable railways met the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.

Mitsubishi wants to launch Muuga-Kaluga train again

Mitsubishi wants to launch Muuga-Kaluga train again

22.01.2015

Mitsubishi plans to resume the regular cargo train traffic from the Estonian Muuga Port to the assembly plant in Kaluga, Russia, that was suspended at the end of the year 2014, LETA/Postimees Online reports.


Russian Railways launched the international postal delivery service by rail from China to Russia

Russian Railways launched the international postal delivery service by rail from China to Russia

20.01.2015

Russian Railways launched the international postal delivery service by rail for the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Russian Post (FSUE). The new service is implemented in the framework of cooperation between Russian Railways Holding and the Chinese Railways., reported BC PR and communications department at Russian Railways.

Cargo transport at Estonian railways plunged in 2014

Cargo transport at Estonian railways plunged in 2014

19.01.2015

Cargo transport volume at the Eesti Raudtee (Estonian Railways Co) infrastructure fell by nearly a quarter in 2014, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.

16.01.2015

Belarusian Railways receives EUR 160,000 from EU for Vilnius-Minsk route

European Union gave the Belarusian Railways around EUR 160,000 in order for country to install and improve GSM-R terminals on locomotives going between Vilnius and Minsk, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to BelTA.

13.01.2015

Estonia’s Elron boosts passenger numbers by 43% in 2014

New trains and City of Tallinn's free public transport boosted the number of passengers of the state-owned passenger train operator Elron: over 5.8 million trips were made with Elron's trains in 2014, which was by 43% more than in 2013, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

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