Russians have high interest in traveling to Estonia for year-end
Tickets to rail services between Russia and Estonia for the upcoming Christmas and New Year holiday period have been sold out and operator Go Rail hopes to be able to satisfy more demand by bringing in additional rail cars.
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 LiivaElu
Uusim moetrend! Ujumismüts sinu habemele
Virgin Trains viis läbi uuringu ning avastas, et ligi 12% meestest arvab, et habe aeglustab nende ujumistulemusi.
«Red Spider Terminal» looming for Tallinn
As one, conceptual design «Tagasi» (Back Again) was declared by jury as winner of Tallinn Ülemiste Joint Terminal contest as authored by architect bureau 3+1 Arhitektid OÜ composed of Gert Guriev, Markus Kaasik, Riin Kersalu, Kerstin Kivila, Taavi Lõoke, Mihkel Meriste, Andres Ojari, Siim Tiisvelt and Ilmar Valdur.
05.11.2014, Uwe GnadenteichPM
Elron ponders buying extra trains
Explosive increase of passengers has Elron thinking of adding to its train fleet – impossible, though, without state support.
24.10.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Rail Baltic derailed?
Settling fate of Rail Baltic express railway now a matter of weeks.
16.04.2014, Andres EinmannPM
Viljandi to Tallinn, under two hours
In schedule published today, the train company Elron pledges to launch extra trains starting June 1st. At that, a fresh Viljandi express will be transporting travellers to Tallinn in less than two hours.
13.03.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Public transport on connections course
New train timetable introduces idea of hauling small town folks to express stops. Same with Järva County buses.
03.02.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Economy minister: let Elron roll up its sleeves
As acknowledged by Minister of Economic Affairs Juhan Parts, mistakes were made while launching the new trains; instead of demanding that somebody step down, however, they ought to be granted time to correct these.
08.01.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Editorial: the carrot conundrum
The new diesel trains, entered into Estonian folklore as «carrots», keep getting initial feedback not too nice: ticket sellers aren’t reaching everyone; no place to stick one’s luggage; not enough seats – and nowhere to stand, either.
Trains twice as stuffed while 2014 gets rolling
Elron chairman Toivo Promm, which long-distance lines surprised you by cars getting crowded? What are the direst of straits?
07.01.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Elron chiefs admit: trains destined to lack space
At yesterday’s press conference, heads of Elron owned up to the fact that the trains will continue to lack seats. In the future, the problem with bicycles looms.
07.01.2014, Hanneli RudiPM
Vichmann: economy minister Juhan Parts is a socialist
Edelaraudtee desires to carry passengers and demands damages from government, for waiver.
07.10.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Number of rail passengers drops by 4,000 y-o-y
In July 356,000 passengers traveled by train in Estonia, 4,000 fewer than in the same month a year ago, it appears from figures released by Statistics Estonia on Thursday.
Edelaraudtee wants govt to cough up €5m
Edelaraudtee has sued Estonian state claiming premature termination of passenger carriage contract was null and void. Initially, the state offered compensation to the tune of €100,000.
23.08.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Watchdog clears Flirt diesel trains for use in Estonia
The Estonian Technical Surveillance Authority has completed tests of the brand new Flirt diesel trains to be supplied by the Swiss manufacturer Stadler, finding them to be suitable for use on Estonian tracks.
Train ride price to rise
State to compensate Edelaraudtee for waiver.
24.07.2013, Andrus KarnauPM
Stone smashes window of new electric train
On Wednesday morning a stone was thrown at a new electric train of the Estonian commuter train operator Elektriraudtee that smashed a window.
Electric train traffic enters new era
Launch of new electric train brings large crowds of onlookers to Tallinn’s Balti Train Station, and Keila – the destination.
02.07.2013, Uwe GnadenteichPM
Editorial: welcome back, train frenzy!
Yesterday, the Balti Train Station was packed to capacity. Brass band was blasting away, playing on old time hits and locomotive nostalgia. No doubt, after a long while, folks will now head off to fancy train rides or wait along the tracks for the engine sound from far away – a repeat of the second half of 19th century.
Estonian commuter train operator to sell old trains to Latvian company
The Estonian commuter train operator Elektriraudtee (Electric Railway) and the Latvian company Holdinga Kompanija Felix Ltd have concluded an agreement under which Elektriraudtee will sell the latter all the electric trains it has currently in operation.
Estonian watchdog gives commuter train operator permission to put new trains into service
Estonia's Technical Surveillance Authority issued on Friday a permit for use of the new FLIRT electric trains of the commuter train operator Elektriraudtee (Electric Railway), deeming them to be in compliance with the requirements.