On May 10, Latvia suspended the agreement that allowed direct rail transportation of military cargo from Belarus to third countries through seaports.
Latvian Railways has developed an infrastructure development concept until 2035 with electrification, increased train speeds and increased safety.
Latvijas dzelzcels (LDz, "Latvian Railways") plans to electrify the country's entire railway network by 2040, LDz CEO Maris Kleinbergs told a news conference.
The Latvian passenger operator Pasažieru vilciens and the British engineering and consulting company Ricardo have signed a contract worth 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.