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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.

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.

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...

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.  

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.

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.

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...

2017 01 25
Baltic States Governments’ agreement will provide a solid platform for the Rail Baltica development

By today’s protocol decision the Government gave its political endorsement of the draft agreement on the development of the Rail Baltica link to be signed by the governments of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The intergovernmental agreement will be concluded at the meeting of the Baltic Council of Ministers in Tallinn,...

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2017 01 18
Lithuania ranks second in the EU in terms of road safety progress

According to the preliminary 2016 road safety statistics, among 28 EU countries Lithuania ranks second after the Czech Republic in terms of progress made in reducing the number of road deaths. The preliminary data shows that the Czech Republic and Lithuania were only two countries in the EU that succeeded to reduce the number of road deaths during the year by more...

2017 01 17
Lithuanian Airports have presented results for the year 2016: the number of passengers has surged to record levels of 4.8 million

The year 2016 was the record year for the Lithuanian Airports: 4.8 million passengers were served and the number of flights reached 52 thousand. The greatest increase was demonstrated by Palanga Airport where the number of passengers has surged even by 60 per cent and reached 233...

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