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Rail Baltic Business Network will organize seminar and panel discussion: “Rail Baltica – future railway for business”

Panel discussion will be part of the program of Connecting Europe Conference, that will be held at 21. – 22 of September 2017 in Tallinn. Time: 22nd of September 2017 14:30-17:00 Venue: ARTIS CINEMA Hall 1 (connected directly to the main venue at 3rd floor of Nordea Concert Hall)   Speakers: Henrik Hololei, European Commission, Director-General for Mobility [...]


Surveys: Finnish entrepreneurs are very much interested in Rail Baltica

Seminar „Rail Baltic 1.0 – intermodality“ held in Tallinn yesterday and organised by the non-profit association Rail Baltic Business Network presented the surveys which analysed the vision of entrepreneurs regarding intermodal transport. The opening address of the event was delivered by Herald Ruijters, Director of Investments Unit of the European Commission Transport Directorate (DG-MOVE), emphasising [...]


The Rail Baltic Global Forum held in Riga revealed the project’s cost-benefit analysis

The Rail Baltic Global Forum held in Riga on 24 April brought out the bottlenecks of this giant project, but indicated also that the new railway will be built and will be beneficial to the involved countries in the long run. The international survey company Ernst & Young who carried out the cost-benefit analysis, brought [...]


RBBN held its Annual Meeting marking the close of its first economic year

The Annual General Meeting of the Rail Baltic Business Network (RBBN) approved the management board’s activity report for the 2015/2016 financial year as well as the 2017 annual budget and action plan. The members of the network were also provided with summary of an analysis „Influence of Rail Baltic to Estonia’s state budget in the [...]


International conference on Rail Baltic was held in Tallinn

Rail Baltic Business Network organized an international conference "Business Case: Rail Baltic" which took place on October 13 in Tallinn. Kristen Michal, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure of Estonia gave a keynote introduction to the conference. Henrik Hololei, the director General for Mobility and Transport( dG-MoVE) at European Commission gave a presentation on the importance of [...]


Potential of Rail Baltic is 5 million passengers and 16 million tons of cargo a year

On June 14, 2016 a number of companies interested in the Rail Baltic (RB) project gathered at Muuga Harbor near Tallinn, Estonia to discuss further developments of the new railroad project and business opportunities related to the future RB Muuga cargo terminal. The event was organized by Rail Baltic Business Network (RBBN) – an independent [...]


RBBN board member on a TEN-T conference panel in Helsinki

On April 7th, 2016 Tõnis Tamme, board member of the Rail Baltic Business Network and partner at law firm TRINITI in charge of infrastructure and transport matters, moderated a discussion panel at the North Sea Baltic Connector of Regions kick-off conference „TEN-T Urban Nodes for the Regional Development“. The subject before the panel was „TEN-T [...]


Financing Agreement of 442 MEUR signed for the construction of Rail Baltic

On 24th November 2015, joint venture RB Rail AS, which has been founded for the implementation of the Rail Baltic Project, the European Commission and the three Baltic States signed an agreement in Tallinn which shall finance the first construction phase of Rail Baltic with 442 million euros in order to carry out technical investigations, [...]


Rail Baltic Business Network founded

As explained at an opening seminar on 16 October 2015 in Tallinn, the new NGO shall focus on the economic gains of Rail Baltic as a major pan-European infrastructure project and the business opportunities entailed in the new railway which will connect Finland and the Baltic states with Central Europe via a new conventional high-speed [...]