Rail Baltica three way partnership RB Rail AS has issued a brand new tender for the design and design supervision companies for the development of the portion from Kaunas City Node to Vilnius City Node.
This new public procurement competitors was floated on behalf of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania.
The competitors has two phases, the place the primary is the qualification stage whereas the second is the proposal submission stage and negotiations.
The deal of design and design supervision companies for establishing a brand new 64km lengthy line from Kaunas City Node to Vilnius City Node is anticipated to be signed by the top of this yr.
The EU’s Connecting Europe Facility and Lithuanian state funds will present funds for the execution of those works.
Design and design supervision companies will likely be delivered for constructing railway monitor substructure, superstructure, and related civil buildings on the brand new normal gauge (1435 mm) high-speed double monitor electrified railway line from Kaunas City Node to Vilnius City Node.
In a press release, RB Rail mentioned: “The preliminary scope of Rail Baltica mainline Kaunas – Vilnius part consists of 1435mm gauge railway double monitor of roughly 64km size, reconstruction of roughly 16km of the present 1520mm gauge railway line, three passing loops, ten highway viaducts, one highway tunnel, 13 railway viaducts, eight wildlife crossings, 15 culverts and different infrastructure and utilities.”
The whole contract will likely be subdivided into smaller elements.
Grasp design companies will cowl web site investigations, design proposals, grasp designs such because the procurement of constructing allow.
Moreover, the deal will forecast the supply of Detailed Technical Design and Design Creator Supervision companies that will likely be delivered upon request.
Ministry of Transport and Communications in Lithuania sanctioned the choice for the Rail Baltica Kaunas – Vilnius part.
Trains will be capable of function at a pace of 249km/h on the Rail Baltica railway monitor.
As well as, six associations utilized for the primary spherical of a world tender for the development of Rail Baltica major line in Latvia.
These associations embrace 17 development companies throughout France, Spain, Latvia, Poland, Italy, China, Turkey and South Korea.
Final yr in November, the implementing physique for Latvia’s Rail Baltica mission, Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, launched a young for the development of the Rail Baltica railway line.