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Rail Baltica

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Rail Baltica (in Estonia also known as Rail Baltic and the Baltic part referred to as the Rail Baltica Global Project) is a greenfield railway infrastructure project to link Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland with a European standard gauge rail line, providing passenger and freight service between the countries and improving rail connections between Central and Northern Europe as well as acting as a catalyst for building the economic corridor in the Northeastern Europe. [1]

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Ainārs Šlesers

Ainārs Šlesers (born 22 January 1970, Riga) is a Latvian businessman and former politician who was Deputy Prime Minister of Latvia, as well as Deputy Mayor of Riga.

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Ülemiste City

Ülemiste City is a business park in Tallinn, Estonia, on the territory of the former factory complex Dvigatel in Ülemiste neighbourhood.

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Šeštokai

Šeštokai is a small town in southern Lithuania.

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Baltic-Adriatic Corridor

The Baltic-Adriatic Corridor or Baltic-Adriatic Axis (Baltisch-Adriatische Achse) is a European initiative to create a high capacity north-south railway corridor connecting Gdańsk on the Baltic Sea with Bologna and the Adriatic.

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Białystok

Białystok (Bielastok, Balstogė, Belostok, Byalistok) is the largest city in northeastern Poland and the capital of the Podlaskie Voivodeship.

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Break of gauge

With railways, a break of gauge occurs where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge.

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Conservative People's Party of Estonia

The Conservative People's Party of Estonia (Eesti Konservatiivne Rahvaerakond, EKRE) is a national conservative political party in Estonia.

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Dual gauge

A dual gauge railway is a track that allows the passage of trains of two different track gauges.

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Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England.

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European route E67

European route E 67 is an E-road running from Prague in the Czech Republic to Helsinki in Finland by way of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

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Harju County

Harju County (Harju maakond), or Harjumaa (Harrien or Rugel, Harria) is one of the 15 counties of Estonia.

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Helsinki

Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.

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Helsinki to Tallinn Tunnel

Latvian map showing a tunnel from Helsinki to Tallinn which could connect to Rail Baltica. The Helsinki to Tallinn Tunnel is a proposed rail undersea tunnel that would span the Gulf of Finland and connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals.

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High-speed rail in Europe

High-speed rail is emerging in Europe as an increasingly popular and efficient means of transport.

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High-speed rail in Latvia

Current plans call for a high-speed Rail Baltica that will connect the Latvian capital Riga with Pärnu and Tallinn to the north and with Kaunas and Warsaw to the south.

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High-speed rail in Russia

High-speed rail is emerging in Russia as an increasingly popular means of transport.

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Higher-speed rail

Higher-speed rail (HrSR), also known as high-performance rail, higher-performance rail, or almost-high-speed rail, is a jargon used to describe inter-city passenger rail services that have top speeds of more than conventional rail but are not high enough to be called high-speed rail services.

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Intercontinental and transoceanic fixed links

A fixed link or fixed crossing is a persistent, unbroken road or rail connection across water that uses some combination of bridges, tunnels, and causeways and does not involve intermittent connections such as drawbridges or ferries.

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Joniškis

Joniškis is a city in northern Lithuania with a population of about 11,150.

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Kaunas

Kaunas (also see other names) is the second-largest city in Lithuania and the historical centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life.

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Kaunas Intermodal Terminal

Kaunas Intermodal Terminal is a railway intermodal containers terminal in Kaunas, Lithuania.

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.

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Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) is the national, state-owned railway company of Lithuania.

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Ministry of Transport and Communications (Lithuania)

Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania is the main institution in Lithuania, which coordinates the work of road, rail, air, water, transport, postal and electronic communications sector and implements the strategy and politics of state government.

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Mockava

Mockava is a village and railway station in Lithuania on the border with Poland.

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Pan-European Corridor I

The Corridor I is one of the Pan-European corridors.

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Pan-European corridors

The ten Pan-European transport corridors were defined at the second Pan-European transport Conference in Crete, March 1994, as routes in Central and Eastern Europe that required major investment over the next ten to fifteen years.

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Panevėžys Free Economic Zone

Panevėžys free economic zone is a special economic zone located in Panevėžys, Lithuania.

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Rail transport in Estonia

The rail transport system in Estonia consists of about of railway lines, of which are currently in public use.

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Rail transport in Finland

The Finnish railway network consists of a total of 5,919 km of railways built with Russian gauge track.

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Rail transport in Latvia

Rail transport in Latvia is done on Russian gauge.

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Rail transport in Poland

The Polish railways network consists of around of track as of 2015, of which the vast majority is electrified at 3 kV DC overhead.

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Railway Bridge, Riga

The Railway Bridge (Dzelzceļa tilts) is a bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Railway platform height

Railway platform height is the built height – above top of rail (ATR) – of passenger platforms at stations.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Riga Central Station

Riga Central Station (Rīgas Centrālā dzelzceļa stacija) is the main railway station in Riga, Latvia. It is a terminus for five railway lines: Riga–Skulte, Riga–Lugaži, Riga–Daugavpils (Zilupe), Riga–Jelgava (Liepāja), Riga–Tukums as well as international trains to Russia and Belarus. It is known as the main point of Riga due to its central location, and most forms of public transport stops in this area. A part of the building is a shopping centre.

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Roberts Zīle

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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Tallinn–Tapa railway

| The Tallinn–Tapa railway is a long double track partly electrified railway line in Estonia, connecting the cities of Tallinn and Tapa.

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Track gauge

In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.

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Track gauge in Estonia

Estonia mainly uses a track gauge of or, inherited from the Russian Empire times.

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Trakiszki

Trakiszki (Trakiškės) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Puńsk, within Sejny County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, close to the border with Lithuania.

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Trans-European Transport Networks

The Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) are a planned set of road, rail, air and water transport networks in the European Union.

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Transport in Białystok

Białystok is, and has been for centuries, the main hub of transportation for the Podlaskie Voivodeship and the entire northeastern section of Poland.

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Transport in Podlaskie Voivodeship

Białystok is, and has been for centuries, the main hub of transportation for the Podlaskie Voivodeship and the entire northeastern section of Poland.

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Uldis Augulis

Uldis Augulis (born 16 March 1972, Dobele, Latvian SSR) is a Latvian politician and a member of the Union of Greens and Farmers.

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Züleyxa Izmailova

Züleyxa "Zuzu" Izmailova (Azerbaijani: Züleyxa İsmayılova; born 13 June 1985, Tallinn) is an Estonian journalist, environmental activist and politician, who has been the leader of the Estonian Greens party since March 2017.

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2015 in rail transport

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_Baltica

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