Cobalt has advised Italian company Italferr on its successful participation in the EUR 141.5 million Rail Baltica public procurement process for the provision of engineering consultancy and construction supervision services for the construction of the mainline in Latvia.
According to Cobalt, Italferr is the engineering consultancy arm of the Italian State Railways Group Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, with more than 30 years of experience in large-scale infrastructure projects, including the implementation of the Lyon-Turin, California, Texas, Cairo, and Saudi Arabia high-speed rail lines.
Under the contract, Italferr will supervise the engineering works during the construction and warranty period of the 230-kilometer double-track high-speed line in Latvia. The same company is also engaged in the implementation of the line-wide electrification and signaling sub-systems of Rail Baltica.
The Cobalt team included Managing Partner Dace Silava-Tomsone, Partner Sandija Novicka, and Associate Arturs Valdersteins.