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Container Transportation in West–East–West Traffic is One of the Main Strategies of the Belarusian Railway

13 Feb 2015

In 2014, the volumes of freight transportation in containers grew, and the container services kept on developing. Thus, the specialists of the Belarusian Railway cooperated with their colleagues from Russia and Germany on improving the delivery of Volkswagen components and spare parts from Europe to the assembly facilities in the Russian Federation.

As a result, since the 1st of January 2015 all freights from Volkswagen facilities in Europe are handled and transferred in Brest.

Under the project the total number of transported TEU containers amounted to 6492 in January 2015.

The terminals at Brest railway hub are equipped with the tools and devices necessary to handle, transfer and store the containers. Transportation participants effectively communicate with each other.

25 block container trains are in regular operation now. In 2014, 193 100 TEU containers were transported by the container trains of the Belarusian Railway.

Due to the growing volume of container transportation services worldwide, the Belarusian Railway aims at participating in various containerization projects

 

by Press Center of BCh

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