At a meeting of the SocDems council

Rebellious SocDem MPs ask party’s congress to annul council’s decision to withdraw from coalition

The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party’s (LSDP) MPs who have opted to continue cooperation with the ruling Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), want the party’s congress to annul the decision by the party’s council to withdraw from the coalition. […]


Orlen Lietuva to renew negotiations over transportation rates with Lithuanian Railways

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius and Transport Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius say that Polish-owned oil refinery Orlen Lietuva and the state-owned railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) should resume negotiations over transportation rates that broke down in May.

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Lithuanian Railways to be restructured

Minister of Transport and Communications Rimantas Sinkevičius said that the state-managed Lithuanian Railways company will be restructured according to the European Commission‘s requirements. In this way, the company will avoid paying several tens of millions […]

"Rail Baltica"

Chinese companies interested in Rail Baltica contracts

Chinese representative are coming to Lithuania to inspect Rail Baltica, the European-gauge railway project that will connect the Baltic states and Western Europe with a view to bidding for contracts, LRT reports. […]


Lithuanian Railways to grant EUR 3m loan to LJL

Lithuania’s state-owned railway operator Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) will provide a 3-million-euro loan to financially-troubled Lietuvos Jūrų Laivininkystė (Lithuanian Shipping Company, or LJL). […]