Topic: Latvia

Image: Latvian Railways

Latvia’s electrification scheme cancelled

A large-scale project to electrify the railway network of Latvia has been cancelled due a continuing drop in rail freight volumes. The national railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels took this decision this week. The electrification project...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train units at Liepāja railway station, Latvia. License link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/104021946@N05/20095996229

Amber Train to connect Baltic states by rail

An intermodal container service connecting the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will be launched. The service is dubbed the Amber Train, and comes as a result of an agreement signed by the national...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen