On January 4, 2013 the Lithuanian Minister of National Defense Juozas Olekas visited
They also discussed the construction of the branch line. The Minister supports the construction of this branch because, according to him, it would be necessary in transporting jet fuel for military air forces.
Siauliai City Municipality seeks to restore the railway branch on other side of the airport, which would serve the civilian airport, Industrial Park and the Free Economic Zone.
Mr. J. Olekas assured the support for this city project, which would help to create an attractive area for business.