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Tuesday, 28.02.2017, 09:41
The new leadership of the state-run Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) is set to shortly revise the pricing applied to the Klaipeda port handling companies and unify the tariffs, reports LETA/BNS.
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According to a survey on the attitudes residents have regarding the Rail Baltica high-speed rail project, 89 percent of Latvian residents support the project, which is three percentage points more than a year ago, the head of communications at SIA Eiropas Dzezlcela Linijas Rita Voronkova told LETA.
There is a plan to test a container train route from the Indian city of Mumbai to Riga this year, Verners Lusis, CEO of LDz Logistika, said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today.
LDz Logistika, a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways) rail company, is planning the next trip of a pilot container train from China to Riga in late February, LDz Logistika CEO Verners Lusis said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today, reports LETA.
On February JSC “Daugavpils Lokomotīvju Remonta Rūpnīca” received first locomotive TEM2 (SM48) for repair from Poland company PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa spółka z o.o., DLRR said in its statement.
The application filed by the Rail Baltic joint venture RB Rail for financing from Connecting Euruope Facility (CEF) this week is for funds in the amount of 313.3 mln euros
In January 2017, freight shipping by rail in Latvia accelerated 4.6% from the same period a year ago to 4.8 mln tons, the state-owned Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways, LDz) railway company reported.