Today, the Belarusian Railway is the leader of the national transportation system.
As one of the most important transportation systems of the country presently it has successfully been developed and provides more than 63% of freight of all kinds of public transport and about 33% of passenger traffic in Belarus.
04 Dec 2019 | Corporate NewsDecember 2-4, Belarusian Railway is taking part in international events focusing on cooperation in transportation between Belarus, Latvia and Scandinavia. Igor Shylov, 1st Deputy Head of Belarusian Railway led the delegation of Belarusian Railway. The event has been organized by Latvian Railways in Sweden.
During a presentation Igor Shilov mentioned several important projects: Belarus–Romania trains, Containerships Train and Minsk–Riga. They operate exactly on schedule, show high speed, competitive rates and fast border-crossing procedures.
The Belarus–Romania container train was launched by Belintertrans – Transport and Logistics Center in cooperation with the railway administrations of Belarus, Ukraine, and Romania as well as the companies Rail Cargo Logistics (Slovenia) and Zahidtransservis (Ukraine).
Another logistics project was launched in July 2019 – Containerships Train that operates in Lithuania–Belarus–Ukraine direction.
Igor Shilov drew attention to the most successful and largest joint project – the fast freight train Minsk–Riga–Minsk. It was launched in early 2018. Over 1100 trains have been operated so far.
15 Oct 2019 | Corporate News
The 71st meeting of the Council on Rail Transport of the Commonwealth Member States opened in Minsk on 15 October 2019.
Taking part in the meeting are Council members: the heads of railway administrations in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine, and the Council’s associate members: the heads of railway administrations in Bulgaria, Georgia, Latvia and Finland, as well as the heads of railways in Lithuania, Estonia. The railway administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the International Confederation of Trade Unions of Railwaymen and Transport Builders have observer status on the Council. The meeting chaired by Oleg Belozerov, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of OJSC Russian Railways.
Also present at the meeting’s opening were Vladimir Kuharev, the Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus, Alexei Avramenko, the Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus, Andrei Rybak, Member of the Council of the House of Representatives, Agybay Smagulov, Deputy Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee, Dmitry Mezentsev, the Russian Ambassador to Belarus.Read more…
State Association "Belarusian Railway" is subordinate to the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus.
The association consists of
- 28 national unitary enterprises, 6 of which are subsidiaries;
- 8 separate structural subdivisions;
- 3 representatives.
Belarusian Railway's management machinery is the Administration of the Belarusian Railway, consisting of 30 support services, departments and other other structural subdivisions.