|06.05.2015 | 10:34Construction of the Second Rail Track on Skrlveri - Krustpils Line of Latvian Railway
(According to Latvijas dzelzcels SJSC as of 4th February, 2015)
On 4th February, 2015 the Latvian Railway (Latvijas dzelzcels, LDZ) opened the second rail track on the SkrTveri - Krutpils line section within the largest project to date, worth more than 100 million euros, which will enable a considerable increase in throughput capacity, traffic speed and safety in the direction from Krustpils to Riga.
|30.01.2015 | 10:00Freight Traffic
The working results of the OSJD Commission on Freight Traffic (further on referred to as a Commission) were discussed during the Commission’s annual meeting held in the period from 7 till 10 October 2014 in the OSJD Committee’s premises in Warsaw. The meeting was attended by the representatives of OSJD railways: Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Hungary, Vietnam, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, DPRK, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Czech Republic, as well as Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic; Deutsche Bahn AG - OSJD observer; OSJD affiliated enterprises - South Caucasus Railway CJSC, Rail Cargo Hungaria CJSC, KоRail, Freightliner Group LLC, CTL Logistics JSC, CTM LLC, TransContainer JSC and OLTIS Group JSC; UIC and OSJD Committee.
|03.03.2015 | 10:42The First Train from China to Spain
(digested on the basis of the information, presented by the UNECE, CNTV and The Independent)
On 24 January 2015, right after the Chinese New Year, the first train to complete a journey on the world’s longest railway line, connecting Yiwu (China) and Madrid (Spain), returned home.
|17.02.2015 | 15:01Joint Meeting of Plenipotentiary Representatives of Members of OSJD Ministerial Conference
and Conference of General Directors (Authorized Representatives) of OSJD Railways
The Joint Meeting, held in the period from the 9th till 12th December 2014 in OSJD Committee in Warsaw, was attended by the Plenipotentiary Representatives of Members of OSJD Ministerial Conference and Conference of General Directors (Authorized Representatives) of OSJD Railways from the Azerbaijani Republic, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Bulgaria, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Hungary, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of Kazakhstan, People's Republic of China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Mongolia, Republic of Poland, Russian Federation, Romania, Slovak Republic, Republic of Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Republic of Estonia, as well as authorized representatives of OSJD Observers from Finnish Railways (VR) and German Railway JSC (DB), representatives of UIC and CCTT and members of the OSJD Committee.