November 3, 2017

REVITALIZATION OF FORMER NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY LINES THROUGH ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE TOURISM ROUTE

The general aim of the Green Railway project is to create a new non-motorized tourism route for both locals and visitors, using old narrow-gauge railway causeways in South-Estonia and North-Latvia.

Latvian Greenways Association is one of the 24 project partners and during the project will:

  • Advise on the Greenways-related activities like e.g. Feasibility Study, project branding and design
  • Lobby the development of Greenways within municipal and State institutions to clarify the land ownership issues
  • Participate in the project Steering Group meetings and related events

Project duration is from 01.03.2017 to 30.04.2019 and the total budget of the Project is 1 174 938 EUR, 85% (998 697.36 EUR) is co-financed from Estonia-Latvia programme

Latvian Greenways Association’s budget in the project is 23 470 EUR, where 19 949.50 EUR or 85% is is co-financed from Estonia-Latvia programme

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