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2017 07 10
Modern Area Control Centre to go up next to Vilnius Airport

A new Area Control Centre, which will be one of the most modern in Europe, has begun to be built not far from Vilnius Airport. Construction is expected to be completed in 2018.

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2017 06 21
Lithuania achieves the biggest reduction in road deaths among European countries

Lithuania, which reduced the number of road deaths by 22.3 % last year, has achieved the best result among 32 countries participating in the Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) programme. It was announced by Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), at the 2017 Road Safety Performance Index...

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2017 06 14
Driverless vehicles, the future transport, are establishing themselves in Lithuania

The Lithuanian government approved amendments to the Law on Road Traffic Safety. The amendments were necessitated by constantly advancing technologies in the transport field. The draft law provides for the definition of a driverless car – a future means of transport – and establishes the main principles of the participation of driverless...

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2017 05 24
Members of the European Parliament assess Lithuania’s Rail Baltica progress

During a visit in Lithuania, the members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism have praised the progress achieved by Lithuania in the implementation of the Rail Baltica project. “The project is making good progress in Lithuania,” concluded the head of the delegation Wim van de Camp.

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2017 04 24
Rail Baltica project to boost Baltic economies

Today at the forum ‘Rail Baltica – Building a New Economic Corridor’ the Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis emphasised Lithuania’s determination to be actively involved in the building of a new European gauge railway.

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2017 04 21
Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications contributed to the successful implementation of the Serbian twinning project

The twinning project ‘Strengthening the Administrative Capacity of the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure and Transport Institutions of Serbia’ was officially finished in Serbia on April 18. The project was implemented by an expert group of Lithuanian, French and...

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2017 03 22
The progress of “Rail Baltica” discussed with the European Coordinator Ms. Trautmann

Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis met Catherine Trautmann, Coordinator for the North Sea–Baltic core network corridor to discuss the prospects of “Rail Baltica” project implementation.  

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2017 03 21
Perspectives of Ryanair‘s development in Lithuania discussed at the Ministry

Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, and Ryanair's Chief Operations officer Mick Hickey discussed development possibilities of the company and the plans to expand its aircraft maintenance in Lithuania.

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2017 03 21
Transport sector: the growth of economic rates demonstrates strong competitiveness of the sector

According to the preliminary statistical data, all the key rates of the Lithuanian sector of transport and logistics were rising in the course of 2016. The gross domestic product (GDP), created in the sector, revenues of companies, the number of staff as well as export of transport services went up compared to the year 2015....

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2017 03 14
The most intensive period of preparation for the Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction starts in spring

Vilnius Airport meets spring with joyful news. Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction contract has already been signed with the consortium of companies led by the Latvian company A.C.B , as well as Lithuanian company Autokausta. Vilnius Airport is moving forward towards another phase of the most important project...

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2017 01 31
Baltic countries endorse their commitment to Rail Baltica

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis took part in the meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers in Tallinn, where he, together with the Latvian and Estonian colleagues, signed a Rail Baltica agreement.

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2017 01 31
B. Rubesa meets with Minister R. Masiulis and M. Bartuška on Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica project

On 31 January, 2017 Baiba Rubesa, CEO and Chairperson of the Management Board of the joint venture "RB Rail AS", met for the first time with Rokas Masiulis, Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications, and Mantas Bartuška, Director General of “ Lietuvos geležinkeliai” (JSC “Lithuanian Railways”) to discuss Rail...

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