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Technical Characteristics

(as of January 01, 2017)

Today, the Belarusian Railway includes 6 separate structural subdivisions (unitary enterprises). These are Minsk division, Baranavičy division, Brest division, Homieĺ division, Mahilioŭ division and Viciebsk division.

Together, the divisions incorporate 369 large and small stations, among them 4 passenger stations, 9 railway yards, 27 freight stations, 12 division stations and 317 wayside stations (including sidings and passing stations), 17 locomotive depots, 12 wagon depots, 20 track maintenance departments, 13 signalling and communications divisions, 7 power supply divisions and other enterprises.

Operational length of the Belarusian Railway

5480,0 km

Rail extension on concrete sleepers


- main trunk route

6938,2 km

- station tracks and purpose tracks

2028,8 km

High-strength hardened rail extension

4098,8 km

Continuous welded rail extension


- main trunk route

4555,7 km

- station tracks and purpose tracks

119,1 km

Total electrified line length

1130,9 km