August 29, 2017

Rail Baltica launches operating and LRT tenders

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RB RAIL, which is responsible for the Rail Baltica project to build an 870km standard-gauge 240km/h mixed-traffic railway linking the Baltic state capitals with Poland and the broader European railway network, has launched two tenders.


One is for the preparation of the operational plan for the new railway. It involves the overall operational concept over the short, medium and long term covering the proposed organisation for the transport offer.

 

The second tender is to conduct a feasibility and technical framework study for a light rail connection in the Estonian capital Tallinn from the Old City Harbour/Vanasadam to the Rail Baltica station at Ülemiste.

Both contracts will co-financed by the European Union’s Connection Europe Facility. The closing date for both tenders is September 26.

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