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RB Rail On Track To Roll

November 18, 2014
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RB Rail On Track To Roll

RB Rail, the new joint rail system to be constructed and shared by Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, has been registered in Latvia. Talks and agreements taking place last month for Rail Baltic II are a further continuation of Baltic I – which includes a line from the Polish-Lithuanian border to a new intermodal terminal...

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Lithuanian Student Brings Industrial Conference To Derby

September 30, 2014
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Lithuanian Student Brings Industrial Conference To Derby

A student from Lithuania at the University of Derby has helped to bring an international conference on Europe’s industrial heritage back home to the place where it all began. Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills were at the forefront of Britain’s Industrial Revolution in the 1770s, and other developments pioneered in the area led UNESCO...

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AirBaltic Summer Flights To Bulgaria

AirBaltic Summer Flights To Bulgaria

Pictured from the left: - Vice President Corporate Communications of airBaltic, Janis Vanags, - Tez Tour Operations manager, Jurijs Batkilins, - Member of the board of Riga International Airpot, Andis Damlics, - Director of Aviation Services Department of RigaInternationalAirport, Arturs Kokars. Latvian airline airBaltic has launched its summer flights from Riga to Varna, Bulgaria...

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Kapkis – Relief In Bulgaria

Kapkis – Relief In Bulgaria

Sourced by Lucy Irvine Originally Lucy Irvine moved from Scotland to Bulgaria because of the cheaper property prices. After 7 years she has learned much about both communities in her village – the small holders up the Bulgarian end; Turks and Roma in the maxla, or ghetto. At first, she observed these lifestyles through...

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Latvia Beer Festival 2014

Latvia Beer Festival 2014

‘Latviabeerfest’ is to be held for three days in Vermanes Park in Riga. Starting on the 23rd May and ending on the 25th May the festival will feature in excess of 165 Lavian and foreign produced beers. There will be other events included during the festival such as a Miss and Mr Latviabeerfest 2014...

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Estonian Rail Passengers Feel The Squeeze

Estonian Rail Passengers Feel The Squeeze

Estonian railway company Elron have elected for their ticket sellers and drivers to decide when trains are full. In the aftermath of last weeks tragic accident at the Raasiku crossing on the Tallinn to Tartu passenger train much discussion is taking place in Estonia regarding her rail and travel systems. On 16th April, just...

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