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Reconstruction of Access Roads to the Port of Liepaja: Construction of Railway Northern Yard and Connecting Track with Western Yard

Project completed: February 2008

Project Description

The Reconstruction of Access Roads to the Port of Liepaja Project (2006-2010), co-financed by EU Cohesion Fund, provided for the development of the port transport infrastructure and consisted of three stages - construction of new railway section, that is, railway Northern yard and connecting track with Western yard; reconstruction of the Karosta Canal bridge; and construction of the new port vehicle access road. The implementation of the Project contributed to the increase of cargo carrying capacity of the port railway infrastructure and the improvement of efficiency of vehicle traffic in the port.

The first stage was carried out by BMGS-Transceltnieks Full Partnership.


Within the frame of the project the following works were carried out:

  • Construction of railway tracks (4719 m)
  • Installation of turnouts (8 pcs.)
  • Construction of subgrade
  • Installation of power supply and lighting
  • Construction of drainage system
  • Installation of level crossings (4 pcs.)
  • Laying of railway signaling cables
  • Construction of level crossing - attendant building
  • Construction of external water supply and sewerage systems
  • Installation of noise-attenuating fence
  • Construction of roads

Customer: Authority of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone

4719 m

railway tracks

8 pcs


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