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The Rail Baltica and the New Silk Route: New corridors for Eurasian supply chains

  • Gunnar PrauseEmail author
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The Rail Baltica initiative represents one of the highest ranked infrastructural projects on the European transport agenda aiming for the construction of a European gauge railway link from Tallinn via Riga and Kaunas to Warsaw in order to connect the Baltic States to the European railway system. Since 2017 the project has been provided with European finances to promote the first investments and to start the construction activities. The coordination work in the Baltic States is coordinated by RB Rail AS which is located in Riga. Until now the Rail Baltica initiative has been mainly considered as a transport infrastructural project trying to link the Baltics closer to Central Europe without changing the railway platforms at the Polish border.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and GovernanceTallinn University of Technology (TalTech)TallinnEstonia

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