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2018 02 23
Year 2017 was record for the Lithuanian transport sector

“Year 2017 was record for the Lithuanian transport sector; a year statistics shows a strong growth in each mode of transport,” says Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, while estimating sector results of 2017. According to preliminary data, last year all major economic indicators of the transport sector grew, and growth rates were the highest in the last...

2018 02 20
The Congress of World Road Association to focus on road maintenance in winter

Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis participates in the 15th International Winter Road Congress of the World Road Association (PIARC) in Gdansk, Poland. The event, the topic of which is “Providing a Safe and Sustainable Winter Road Service”, discusses the organization and financing of road maintenance, traffic conditions and...

2018 02 13
Railway infrastructure management issues of importance to Lithuania were discussed with the EU Transport Commissioner

Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis and Violeta Bulc, Transport Commissioner of the European Union (EU), currently visiting Vilnius, discussed the issues of importance to Lithuania related to the international transport infrastructure and mobility. The European Commissioner...

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2018 02 06
From Lithuanian-Belarusian state border to Klaipėda by electric train – in 2022 already

Using the investment of the European Union funds, Lithuania plans to electrify the entire railway line crossing the territory of the country in the East-West direction, from the Lithuanian-Belarusian state border to Klaipėda, until 2022. The list of state projects financed from the EU funds, in which projects dedicated to this...

2018 01 31
Electronic vignettes come into force in Lithuania

In order to create more favourable conditions for carriers, electronic vignettes have been legalised in Lithuania at the order of the Minister of Transport and Communications. From now on both paper and electronic vignettes can be used.

2018 01 12
Ministry of Transport and Communications seeks to spread autonomous cars in Lithuania

Flexible regulation for the use of autonomous cars has been approved at the order of the Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis. It will be applied to the manufacturers, owners, operators and drivers of autonomous cars who will be testing technologies of autonomous cars and will be participating in public traffic. It is...

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2018 01 10
The year 2017 brought Lithuanian Airports a record-breaking abundance of passengers and flights

A reconstruction of the runway of Vilnius Airport that lasted for 35 summer days did not impede the Lithuanian Airports to reach a new record in 2017. Last year, three airports of the country serviced more than 5.2 million passengers in total, whereas the number of flights exceeded 55 thousand. Kaunas Airport that temporarily...

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