E.R.B. Rail JV signs contract for the construction of Rail Baltica mainline in Latvia

2023 - 12 - 22

The consortium E.R.B. Rail JV PS formed by Eiffage Génie Civil SAS (France), Budimex S.A. (Poland) and Rizzani de Eccher S.p.A (Italy) has entered agreement with SIA Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas for construction of Rail Baltica mainline in the territory of Latvia. The value of the FIDIC framework contract awarded in the public procurement procedure is EUR 3.7 billion.

The construction works for the Rail Baltica mainline will involve railway substructures, embankments, road crossings, and railway superstructures, including track and other related infrastructure, over approximately 230 km.

COBALT Latvia team comprised of Managing Partner Dace Silava-Tomsone, Partners Gatis Flinters, Sandija Novicka, Toms Šulmanis and Ugis Zeltins, Specialist Counsel Sergejs Rudans, Senior Associate Marija Berdova, Associates Arturs Valderšteins, Krista Helmūte, Toms Dreika and Gabriela Šantare, Junior Associate Jurijs Georgs Rusakovs provided Latvian law advice to the consortium during the public procurement and the contract entering stage.

Eiffage is one of Europe’s leading strategic civil engineering and public construction companies with more than 30 years of experience in large-scale infrastructure projects, including the implementation of the Eurotunnel and the Montpellier-Perpignan high-speed rail lines.

Budimex is one of the largest construction groups operating in Poland providing services in the infrastructure sector.

Rizzani is an Italian general contractor, active globally in the areas of engineering, infrastructure and buildings construction.

Eiffage announcement.