RAIL CARGO - Rail Baltica inches its way toward reality

  • 2007-11-07
  • By Kimberly Kweder
VILNIUS - A plan to modernize and link up Lithuania's railways to those of the rest of the Baltic countries 's along with its Eastern and Western European neighbors 's is slowly moving towards reality.The project is called Rail Baltica. Set for completion in 2013, it's one of the largest of the European Union's 30 priority and axis projects. When it is up and running, trains will be able to travel from Helsinki through Tallinn, Riga and Kaunas to Warsaw on a single route, rolling at a speed of 120 km/h. Transport Investment Director Saulius Poskus of Rail Baltica in Lithuania said t...
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