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Latvian Railway introduces storage service for freight wagons

05.01.2022

Latvian Railway introduces storage service for freight wagons

The Latvian national railway operator LDz is introducing a new commercial service from 2022 - storage of freight wagons.
electric trains to Latvia

01.12.2021

Ricardo will accompany the supply of 32 electric trains to Latvia

The Latvian passenger operator Pasažieru vilciens and the British engineering and consulting company Ricardo have signed a contract worth 1.
The delegation of the Latvian railway presented in Ukraine the additional possibilities of the Baltic transport corridor, as well as the ZUBR container train.

18.11.2021

Latvian Railway will continue to lay off employees

Latvian Transport Minister Talis Linkaits assumes that Latvijas dzelzcels (LDz) will continue to lay off employees next year, although this year it is already planned to lay off almost 700 employees.

29.09.2021

Latvian Railways top management fined for compensation to former board members

The Latvian Anti-Corruption Bureau (KNAB) fined the members of the Latvian Railways (LDz) council by 200 euros for paying compensation to former board members.
The delegation of the Latvian railway presented in Ukraine the additional possibilities of the Baltic transport corridor, as well as the ZUBR container train.

16.09.2021

Latvian Railway announced a competition for the positions of members of the Supervisory Board of LDZ CARGO

JSC "Latvijas dzelzceļš", as the sole shareholder of JSC "LDZ CARGO", has announced an open competition for two positions of members of the Supervisory Board in the following areas: transport, logistics and customer relationship management; strategy, business development and change management.
KTZ to deliver a train with three million doses of coronavirus vaccine from China

15.09.2021

Latvia plans to launch separate railcars for vaccinated

It is planed to launch a separate public transport for the vaccinated in Latvia. The Latvian government has decided to allow carriers to organize separate public transport routes only for those with a COVID vaccination certificate.
The delegation of the Latvian railway presented in Ukraine the additional possibilities of the Baltic transport corridor, as well as the ZUBR container train.

06.09.2021

Latvian Railway plans to increase the volume of freight traffic from Ukraine

The delegation of the Latvian railway presented in Ukraine the additional possibilities of the Baltic transport corridor, as well as the ZUBR container train.
Latvian Railways sells wagons

30.08.2021

Latvian Railways sells wagons

The Latvian subsidiary LDz Cargo has announced the sale of 200 wagons due to losses: in 2020 they amounted to more than 3 million euros.
The delegation of the Latvian railway presented in Ukraine the additional possibilities of the Baltic transport corridor, as well as the ZUBR container train.

27.08.2021

Latvian Railways has announced further staff reductions in 2021

The state-owned company Latvijas dzelzcels (Latvian Railways) plans to cut 700 employees in 2021. This was reported to BNS by the representative of the State Employment Agency Inta Choderi.
LDz signed contracts for the modernization of 48 railway stations

05.08.2021

LDz signed contracts for the modernization of 48 railway stations

Latvian Railway LDz has signed agreements with two contractors for the design and construction of 48 railway stations. As part of the BMGS - FIMA partnership, the railway company signed a contract for the design and construction of facilities on five railway lines, similar work will be carried out on the Zemitany - Skulte Zemitani - Vecani railway line.
LDz launches piggyback intermodal transportation

09.06.2021

LDz launches piggyback intermodal transportation

LDz launches piggyback intermodal transportation. The national railway Latvijas Dzelzceļš has launched a piggyback intermodal transport of semi-trailers.
Riga railway station

16.02.2021

Riga railway station will not be closed for the Rail Baltica project

Riga railway station will not be closed for the Rail Baltica project During the reconstruction of the tracks and Riga Central Railway Station as part of the construction of Rail Baltica, the accessibility of the most important services will be guaranteed to visitors and passengers.