Baltic States: railway system to achieve faster development through joint efforts

Baltic railways can achieve faster development through joint efforts, says Latvian Railway (LDz) board chairman Rinalds Plavnieks. This week there was a meeting of three Baltic States Railway and European Railway Infrastructure Managers Association “RailNetEurope” work group. During this meeting, participants addressed topics relevant for the development of the Baltic railway network. Plavnieks explained that…

Ukraine: UDSC builds another SLG barge

Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company has built another large-capacity SLG barge, using old lighter vessels (small 40-meter barges). The first SLG barge was set afloat in late 2023. The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development Ministry on Facebook. “In 2023, the team of Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company, for the first…

Baltic States: Rail Baltica must be ready by 2030

Rail Baltica must start transporting goods and passengers until 2030, regardless of whether the main track’s connection to Riga Central Railway Station is in place by that time, European Commission representative Catherine Trautmann has said. Trautmann, who coordinated the TEN-T network’s North Sea and Baltic transport corridor project, stated that for Rail Baltica’s main track…