The consortium consists of the Austrian company Swietelsky AG and the Latvian construction companies “Binders” and “LNK Industries”. The consortium's financial offer is €236 million.
Kaspars Vingris, chairman of the board of Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, said the works are scheduled to run for a period of five years. Vingris noted that the Austrian company Swietelsky AG has nearly 100 years of experience in the construction of railway infrastructure.
Eight candidates participated in the contest.