IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture has secured another contract for the Rail Baltica main line, a project that will integrate the Baltic States in the European rail network.

The Spanish firm will provide design and design supervision services for the construction of the line from Ramygala in Lithuania to the Lithuanian/Latvian state border.

IDOM won the tender process by making a proposal of €7.97m. The contract will be signed following the completion of all necessary procedures.

The Rail Baltica section will be 91km long, according to the preliminary design.

It will feature three railway bridges, 14 road viaducts, 20 railway viaducts, four animal crossings (eco-ducts) and Panevėžys international passenger railway station.

The scope of the two-year contract includes site investigations, preparation of the master design, value engineering and detailed technical design.

Additionally, IDOM will provide supervision services during the construction phase.

Overall, seven out of 11 procurement procedures for the detailed technical design services for the Rail Baltica mainline have been launched in the Baltic States. In total, it covers around 57% of the entire length of the line.

In Lithuania, two out of four sections have been procured, while in Estonia, the detailed design procurement procedures are underway for the entire stretch.

Rail Baltica joint venture has announced two out of four design tenders in Latvia.

Last month, IDOM was selected as a design supervision partner for the rail section between Tallinn and Rapla in Estonia.

IDOM won another Rail Baltica tender in partnership with INECO for a section of railway line in Latvia last month.