High speed railway will connect the Baltics and West Europe

  • 2018-05-29
  • Rokas Tracevskis
The EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc recently confirmed the European Commission’s resolution to complete the Rail Baltica construction project by 2025 regardless of the inevitable forthcoming EU budget cuts in the wake of Brexit. Starting from 2026, everybody who wants to will be able to travel from Tallinn to Warsaw via Riga and Kaunas at a speed of 240kph. The Rail Baltica project includes the modernisation of train stations and seaports. Rail Baltica, which runs on the standard European 1,435mm gauge lines instead of the wider Russian gauge of 1,520mm, will enable freight tra...
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