Architectural Tender Launched for Vilnius Railway Station
Vilnius city municipality, together with Lithuanian Railways, announced an architectural competition for the reconstruction of the Railway Station and its surrounding area. The participants of the tender will create a modern international railway station project, offer a public transport service infrastructure. Furthermore, for future travellers on the Rail Baltica railway lines, the participants of the tender will create the most modern city gates in the Baltic States.
The participants of the tender will have to create an iconic and globally recognizable international railway station project, offer a public transport service infrastructure that would represent Lithuania and Vilnius in compliance with the highest quality standards, form an attractive station square, and offer an idea for a viable and connecting Station district urban center.
There is no doubt that the number of rail passengers will increase in the future. For this purpose, LTG is already developing a special app that will integrate various modes of transport and will allow creating convenient, fast and environmentally friendly travel routes.
It is planned that the launch of Rail Baltica trains between Warsaw and Tallinn will significantly increase the number of foreign tourists, for whom the trains will become a convenient and fast way to get to know the Baltic countries.
The participants of the international tender of the architectural project of the Vilnius railway station complex, station square, and the public transport terminal. One of the criteria for participation in the competition is experience in designing similar projects or designing public buildings.