Rail Baltica online lecture series concludes

An online lecture series run by RB Rail – the joint venture responsiible for constructing the Rail Baltica project in the Baltic states – has concluded for a third year with the company saying the 9 digital lectures were viewed almost 8,000 times from the Baltics and beyond, including countries such as Ukraine, Poland, Finland, Norway, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, and Israel.

“Rail Baltica Academy has successfully reached a wide audience, making sure that important knowledge from Rail Baltica experts is available to industry professionals, railway fans, students, and future Rail Baltica users. The initiative has established itself as a platform for exploring numerous aspects of one of Europe's biggest infrastructure projects. It allows Rail Baltica followers to access complex and nuanced technical knowledge in a simple way,” said Signe Nīgale, Head of Communication and International Relations department at RB Rail AS.

Via the lectures, participants had the opportunity to engage with experts from Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS, the national implementing bodies LTG Infra, Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, and Rail Baltic Estonia, as well as construction company Bererix, and the Road Transport Administration in Latvia. The lectures covered various topics such as transport planning and scheduling, the potential of international rail stations for urban development, Rail Baltica project evolution, the Common Safety Method on Risk Assessment in railways, the history of railways, digitalization in railways, environmental issues, and others.

The digital lecture may have finished, but they can still be viewed on the Rail Baltica website and YouTube channel.

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