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The Baltic States and Rail Baltica

25 September 2017 | By

On 30 August 2017, regular contributor, Graham Ellis, gave Global Railway Review his report on a recent visit to Lithuania and discussed the Rail Baltica project. Taking inspiration from that visit, Global Railway Review reader, Tony Olsson gives his own report on the country as well as some more information…

Vital Estonian infrastructure renovation to ensure safety and quality

23 March 2016 | By Sulev Loo, Chairman of the Management Board – General Director of Estonian Railways Ltd.

On 5 November 2015 railways in Estonia celebrated their 145th anniversary. Over the course of nearly one and a half centuries, Estonia has seen various governments in power and different principles, technology and tools employed in railway construction. With some important repairs already finished, Sulev Loo, Chairman of the Management…

Upholding high safety levels on the Estonian railway network

7 April 2015 | By Heigo Saare, Head of the Railway Infrastructure Department, National Safety Authority (NSA) for Estonia

The Technical Regulatory Authority in Estonia is an agency working under the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications with a broader objective to help implement national economic policies through the improvement of safety, organising sensible use of limited resources and increasing the reliability of products in the fields of manufacturing…

Rail investment and development is a priority in Estonia

4 June 2014 | By Ahti Asmann, Chairman of the Management Board at AS Eesti Radutee

Ahti Asmann, Chairman of the Management Board at AS Eesti Radutee explains that a series of major improvements have been carried out to the railways in Estonia over recent years, and 2014 is set to continue this trend. Following the recent separation of the country’s rail infrastructure and cargo enterprises,…

Estonian Railways invests to meet modern requirements

23 May 2013 | By Ahti Asmann, Chairman of the Management Board – General Director, AS Eesti Raudtee

The railway in Estonia has been expected to keep up with many requirements over its 142-year history, during which time there have been many key events and rapid developments – through wars, shifts of governments and regimes, development of technology, privatisation and re-nationalisation – the railway has worked at its…