X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Riga-Minsk rail line to begin from June 1

05.05.2011 | LETA

From June 1 of this year, ''Latvijas Dzelzcels'' (Latvian Rail, LDz), in cooperation with Belarus Rail, will begin a passenger rail line between Riga and the Belarus capital Minsk.

From June 1 of this year, ''Latvijas Dzelzcels'' (Latvian Rail, LDz), in cooperation with Belarus Rail, will begin a passenger rail line between Riga and the Belarus capital Minsk.

The rail line Riga-Minsk will make stops in Latvia in Krustpils, Daugavpils and Indra, as well as in Belarus in Bigosova, Verhnedvinsk, Polotsk, Krulevscizn and Molodechno.

LDz emphasizes that from Minks, passenger will be able to travel further to Ukraine, as well as to European destination such as Prague, Berlin and Warsaw.

The train will leave Minsk daily at 8:07 p.m. during the summer season, and will arrive in Riga at 8:00 a.m. the next day. On the other hand, the train will leave Riga at 7:00 p.m. and arrive in Minsk at 7:30 a.m. the next day.

From September 1, the rail line will operate only on Saturdays and Sundays.

Related news
5,000 participants from 33 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon. Most of them have registered for the five-kilometer mini-marathon.
About one thousand cyclists gathered at the Freedom Monument yesterday at noon to participate in a cycling parade through half of the city to the Mezaparks neighborhood, where various events dedicated to...
At a ceremony Saturday in the Gaelic-Roman Museum in Belgium, the "Riga Bourse" Art Museum was honored with a special jury prize at the European Museums Annual Award.
This upcoming summer season, Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' will reintroduce flights between Dublin and Riga for convenient point-to-point travel, as well as efficient connecting...