Rail Baltica construction at Rīga Airport to begin end of June

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In order to start construction of the Rail Baltica railway station and related infrastructure at Riga International Airport, the construction site at Riga airport will be opened on June 30, said Rita Voronkova, representative of project implementer Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, June 16.

Construction company “B.S.L. Infra”, consisting of the Austrian company “Swietelsky AG” and Latvian construction companies – road construction firm “Binders” and “LNK Industries”, has assembled a team of construction specialists, and the plan for carrying out works has been prepared.

"We have been able to prepare the second most ambitious Rail Baltica construction project in Latvia under pandemic conditions. The connection between avio and high-speed railways will provide new passenger and freight transport facilities and amenities in the Baltic. The implementation of the Rail Baltica high-speed railway in Latvia takes place by first building the most elaborate objects so that they do not delay the construction of the basic railway in the future," said Kaspars Vingris, Chairman of Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas.

The construction team will be composed of 65 leading specialists of the full company “B.L. Infra”, while employing more than 300 workers at the same time during the active construction. The work is planned in stages so as not to disrupt the work and access to the airport and not to disrupt access. Starting June 15, those interested can follow the plan for carrying out works on the www.edzl.lv site. You will be able to find out about changes to the traffic and pedestrian flow organization plans on both the edzl.lv website and the info.railbaltica.org homepage.

Rail Baltica project implementer in Latvia – the company Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas will officially open the construction of the Rail Baltica station at Riga airport on June 30 with the participation of officials, representatives of the “RB Rail” joint venture, project implementers and representatives of construction companies.

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