EU chief transport official stresses importance of carrying out Rail Baltic plans ({{commentsTotal}})

Business
Business

Henrik Hololei, the European Commission's Director-General for Mobility and Transport, stressed the importance of carrying out the plans and obligations of the three Baltic States taking part in building high-speed railway Rail Baltic.

"It is important not to forget that the most important thing is not allocating money, but making sure that construction is launched and brings new quality," Hololei told BNS on Monday.

"Talks between the Baltic countries are always full of challenges, but they still always manage to find common ground," said Hololei, adding that now that money has been allocated and preparations begun, the project must be carried out.

The European Commission decided in June to allocat 202 million euros to the Rail Baltic project.

According to Hololei, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have the readiness needed to move forward with the project.

Editor: Editor: Aili Sarapik



{{c.alias}}
{{c.createdMoment}}
{{c.body}}
{{cc.alias}}
{{cc.createdMoment}}
+{{cc.replyToName}} {{cc.body}}
No comments yet.
Logged in as {{user.alias}}. Log out
Login failed

Register user/reset password

Name needs to be fewer than 32 characters long
Comment needs to be fewer than 600 characters long
{{comment.captcha.word.answer}}

news.err.ee

Opinion
Independence Day: Estonia’s way into the future isn’t a race

There is a lack of connection between the Estonian state, and the people who live here. While it expects a lot of the state, Estonian society doesn’t seem ready to contribute, writes Viktor Trasberg.

Lotman: Security academy would be crucial Estonian identity point in Narva

In an opinion piece published by Eesti Päevaleht, Tallinn University professor Mihhail Lotman found it important to overcome the mental barrier separating Ida-Viru County from the rest of Estonia.