€17 million to buy railroad for a decade
While even Pärnu County local government heads deem it senseless to spend €17 million on emergency repairs of a stretch of railroad, the economy ministry's plan is serious.
18.04.2017, Tiina KaukverePM
52 tons of chemical leaked from railway tank cars
It has been determined by now that 51.9 tons of chemicals leaked from two railway tank cars on Monday evening in northeastern Estonia.
The long and winding Lithuanian Rail Baltic
While Estonians and Latvians are toiling towards an up to 240 km/h railway, Lithuanians have derailed the effort from the start – between Kaunas and the border of Poland, the trains must roll twice as slow.
24.03.2016, Nils NiitraPM
Ice on wires freezes Tallinn tram and trolley flow
Yesterday afternoon saw tram and trolley traffic grind to a halt as wires got covered with ice. The city called for buses to help out.
19.02.2016, Tiina KaukverePM
Elron puts brakes on luxury trains buy plan
While in May Elron talked about plans to purchase several new comfy express trains to travel Tallinn-to-Tartu by 2018, now other options are also being pondered.
09.12.2015, Siiri LiivaPM
Tallinn-Moscow train route to be temporarily closed
Since the Russian Railways subsidiary Federalnaya Passazhirskaya Kompaniya (FPK) has not yet made the decision about taking over the Tallinn-Moscow passenger operation and current operator Gorail will stop operating the route on Monday, the route must be temporarily closed, Estonian Railways said.
Rail accidents claim 12 lives in Estonia in 2014
Altogether 12 people were killed in railway accidents in Estonia during 2014 and the main causes of accidents were carelessness on the part pedestrians and motorists and ignoring of safety requirements.
Elron chief: leaving people behind justified
Train driver and conductor decide when some shall be denied entry, so as to avoid overloading the vehicle.
22.04.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Editorial: the absent barrier
In a grave accident at Raasiku, Harju County yesterday, a Tallinn-Tartu passenger train was hit by a heavy truck. The crash claimed two lives – one in truck, the other in train. Several were injured. With a hundred-some folks travelling towards Tartu in the four-carriage Elron train, if might easily have been worse.
Bus companies to cut lines
For those travelling from Tallinn to Viljandi, the cheaper-by-half bus ticked is cause of joy; for the bus companies, this spells headache – according to them, this is the final desperate attempt before shutting down the line. Even the Tallinn-Tartu line, profitable up to now, can’t escape thinning the schedule.
03.03.2014, Andres EinmannPM
Stadler rep says fire was caused by faulty battery
The fire Sunday night in the battery of a brand new electric train supplied to Estonia by the Swiss manufacturer Stadler was caused by faulty battery, a representative of Stadler has said.
Thousand plus trapped in hot train
This Saturday afternoon, over a thousand people headed from Tallinn to Kloogaranna Festival got trapped in the train for 40 minutes, as the vehicle filled with hot air lost power in Saue railway station, thus unable to open its doors. Allegedly, the engine was pulling excess weight.
30.07.2013, Liis VelskerPM
Fretful farmers waiting for the Tallinn-Berlin train
Two teenage farmers, Andres and Martin (both 13) from Lepiku and Raudsepa farms, frown as they weigh into older folks discussions: they would not like Rail Baltic – planned to connect Tallinn with Berlin in 10 years’ time – depriving them of lands to cultivate.
18.07.2013, Anneli AmmasPM
Tartu trains to take eight trips a day
According to Elektriraudtee Ldt press representative Norbert Kaareste, traffic will significantly increase as new trains are employed. For instance: there will be eight Tallinn-Tartu trips a day.
03.05.2013, Hanneli RudiElu
TOP40: VH1 populaarsemad muusikavideod 2010
Muusikakanal VH1 avaldas tänavused populaarsemad muusikavideod.