Estonia

Estonia’s 1520mm-gauge railway network has been on a rollercoaster ride during the last few years with numerous organisational changes, plummeting freight traffic and passenger traffic growing strongly. However, as David…
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.
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…
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 feasibility study into the construction of a rail tunnel under the Baltic Sea between the Finnish capital Helsinki and the Estonian capital Tallinn estimates the cost of the project…
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…
THE first tenders for detailed technical design work on railway infrastructure for the Rail Baltica standard-gauge link between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia were issued by the RB Rail trilateral joint…
ESTONIAN Railways (EVR) has completed a two-year project to upgrade 57km of track on the Tapa - Tartu line.
THE Estonian capital Tallinn is preparing a tender for new LRVs, which will be used on a new line to the city’s port.
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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