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Rail Baltica Webinar_Supplier Engagement Opportunities

The Rail Baltica webinar, scheduled for tomorrow, 9 May, aims to inform current and prospective suppliers and partners about procurement plans for 2024, project progress updates, and to address relevant questions from stakeholders.

Taking place from 13:00 to 17:00 (EEST) online, the “Rail Baltica Webinar: Supplier Engagement Opportunities in 2024” will feature experts from Rail Baltica project delivery organizations – the Rail Baltica joint venture RB Rail AS, and the national implementing bodies Rail Baltic Estonia, Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas and LTG Infra.

The agenda includes discussions on the global progress of the Rail Baltica Project in 2024, procurement plans for this year, preparation for large-scale construction collaboration with the market, and an update on the project's role in sustainable development.

The event will be streamed live on various Rail Baltica global project channels, including the official website, and social media platforms LinkedIn and Facebook. English will be the primary working language, with synchronized translations available in Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian.


1:00 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.  
Opening of the Event

Signe Nīgale, Head of Communication and International Relations Department, RB Rail AS

1:05 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.  
Update on the global progress of the Rail Baltica Project in 2024     
Kristīne Malnača, Head of Strategy and Economics Department, RB Rail AS

1:25 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  
Rail Baltica procurements in 2024      
Mārtiņš Blaus, Head of Procurement, RB Rail AS

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  
Cooperating with the market: getting ready for large-scale construction
Kristjan Piirsalu, Director of Contracting Strategy

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  
Rail Baltica Project: progress update, procurement, and priorities in 2024 across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

Vaiko Eggert, Head of Operations at Rail Baltic Estonia

Ēriks Diļevs, Interim chairman of the Board of “Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas”   
Mantas Jasikonis, Program Manager at LTG Infra Rail Baltica Management

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  
Keynote & Panel Discussion: Role of Rail Baltica in Sustainable Development         

Camille Wu, Vice President, Europe & UK, CPCS          
Stefano Manzo, Transport Economist, Team Leader at RB Rail AS    
Iveta Jēgere, Spatial Planning and Environmental Team Leader at RB Rail AS          
Kristīne Malnača, Head of Strategy and Economics Department, RB Rail AS

Registration is required only for participants who want to receive presentation materials after the event, using the registration form provided here.

About Rail Baltica

Rail Baltica is one of Europe's largest high-speed infrastructure projects, aiming to establish a modern and sustainable rail link that connects the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania with the European rail network. It is also a part of the trans-European transport corridor.

Rail Baltica will be a fully electrified, double-track railway with a standard gauge of 1435 mm and will be equipped with ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) and designed to meet European standards. With a design speed of 249 km/h, Rail Baltica will significantly reduce travel times between the Baltic States and major European cities. It will serve as a modern infrastructure for passenger, freight, and military mobility, promoting accessibility and facilitating business, tourism, and cultural exchange. Additionally, the project will enhance the Baltic region's position as a vital transit hub, fostering stronger trade connections and promoting regional cooperation.

About RB Rail AS

RB Rail AS is a multinational joint venture of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania established to lead and coordinate the implementation of the Rail Baltica Global Project, the first infrastructure development project of this scale in the Baltic region. More about Rail Baltica global project:

For more information:

Signe Nīgale
Head of Communication and International Relations Department
RB Rail AS
Phone number: +371 29116146