Wed, 24 Apr 2013: Latvia to get new trains?…

The rolling stock must be replaced gradually,” emphasizes Matiss. Train operator Pasazieru vilciens is already working on solutions and the company’s proposals will be submitted withi...

Wed, 25 Apr 2012: Belarusians hop to Lithuania as EU curbs defiant Minsk…

The bus fare for the trip is pretty much the same, but most people prefer trains,” Liudmila Silko, deputy director of Mega Dialog, a Belarusian travel agency, told Delfi. Too early to make...

Wed, 13 Apr 2011: Transport ‘guru’ Augulis speaks before thinking…

European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas previously clearly stated that the Riga-Moscow project has a zero chance of receiving EU funds; however, it may bring down the Rail Baltica project,&rdq...

Wed, 20 Jan 2010: Rail Baltica waiting at the station…

“And then it is up to the Latvians. Today the train from Valga to Riga also takes three hours, but in order for it to compete with cars, buses and, why not, planes since the train goes to th...

Wed, 27 Aug 2008: Latvian Railways to split…

"The Transport Ministry will be allowed to buy Pasazieru Vilciens shares and sign contracts with Latvijas Dzelzcels. After contracts have been signed they can organize payment about Pasazieru Vi...

Wed, 16 Jul 2008: Electric dreams…

Furthermore, by 2012 trains will have to be able to reach speeds of 110-120 kilometers an hour on those tracks. The government would, for the purchase of new trains, conclude a contractual agree...

Wed, 23 May 2007: Russian pressure relinquishes…

Finally, 27 trains crossed the border on May 21, he said. By comparison, Estonian Railway received an average of 35.2 trains daily in April. "So it is premature to talk about the previous rail fr...

Wed, 12 Oct 2005: Spacecom acquiesces, but continues to protest…

As a result of the standoff, three of Spacecom's trains were halted on the Russian-Estonian border on Oct. 5, and the company has sustained a loss of half a million kroons (32,000 euros), Spacecom...

Thu, 13 Mar 2003: Precious cargo bottlenecked…

The normal temperature of handling the product is 20 degrees."Warming it was a long procedure," he said.Another reason for slower work, according to Lugtmeijer, was the increase of the average num...

Thu, 23 Jan 2003: Rail Baltica may get new life…

However, following the accession to the EU, the funds will no longer be available, the daily Lietuvos Rytas reported."A European standard-gauge railway line is of utmost importance to the Baltic s...

Thu, 1 Oct 1998: Russian oil pours through Estonia…

Estonian Railway is now carrying between 25 and 27 trains per day. Previously, they were averaging 20 to 22 trains per day. "And then we considered it to be a very good week," said Liia Rakson, pu...

Thu, 20 Aug 1998: Estonian railway privatization takes the first step forward…

Over 16.6 million passengers used Eesti Raudtee's trains in 1993, but in four years their number shrunk to a mere 3.4 million."International cargo transportation has always been a strong side for ...
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