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Friday, 29.08.2014, 23:06
Pasazieru vilciens could undergo property restructuring an become a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels before the end of the year 2014, Latvijas Dzelzcels president Ugis Magonis said in an interview with the Latvian Radio show "Krustpunkta" yesterday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Keyword tags: Latvia, Legislation, Railways, Transport
The National Audit Office has completed a financial (regularity) audit of the Ministry of Transport and Communications for the year 2013, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to the National Audit Office.
Starting August 1, the Riga-Moscow, Riga-Saint Petersburg and Riga-Minsk trains will offer passengers catering services provided by the LSG Sky Chefs group company Airo Catering Services Latvija, as the company L-Ekspresis informed the Nozare.lv business portal, cites LETA.
The Estonian government gave the Economy and Infrastructure Minister Urve Palo powers to set up a Rail Baltica holding company in Estonia and acquire a 1/3 stake in the Rail Baltica international joint venture, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
In evaluating the wobbly financial situation at the Pasazieru vilciens company, it is clear that new trains cannot be purchased all at once, therefore, starting in 2016, they have to be bought gradually, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) revealed today, cites Nozare.lv.
Estonian inhabitants are among the least frequent train riders in Europe after Romanians and Lithuanians, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
In the first seven months of 2014, the total amount of rail freight increased by 4.1%, reaching 35 tons, as compared to the respective period of 2013, the Ministry of Transport informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.