CERTIFER and Network Certification Body (NCB) are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the contract to provide Notified Body assessment services for RB Rail AS | Rail Baltica.
The Rail Baltica project is a 875-km-long greenfield project which will connect Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania.
Several regional stations and stops will be constructed and will be designed to be accessible to all types of passengers.
The line will also feature more than 140 different railway structures, with railway bridges over river, railway viaducts over road, railway viaducts over land, railway structure over pedestrian/cyclist crossing and so forth.
The line has been designed to provide 240 km/h passenger service and 120 km/h freight service, to form the central part of the Baltic Trans-European Transport Network. Traffic management will be supported by ERTMS L2 Baseline 3, and the line will be powered by a 2x25 kV – 50 Hz overhead contact line.
The partnership CERTIFER/NCB provides Rail Baltica with a team of experienced engineers and assessors with expertise across the european regulatory environment to deliver NoBo services.
As a leader of inspection and certification, it was important for us to be part of one of most important and exciting railway project of the next 10 years in EU.