26 Apr 2019Vladimir Morozov, Head of Belarusian Railway signed a loan agreement in Beiging
Belarusian Railway and the Export-Import bank of China signed a 65.7 million loan agreement. This document was signed as part of Vladimir Morozov’s visit the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (Beiging, April 25-27). The funds will be destined to finance the project Electrification of Homiel—Žlobin—Asipovičy and Žlobin—Kalinkavičy sections, 3rd stage. Žlobin—Kalinkavičy section.
Of the 1228 km of rail track in Belarus 22,5% is electrified. Belarusian Railway completed the electrification of Homiel—Žlobin—Asipovičy, Maladziečna—Gudogai—Lithuanian state border railway section. It is planned to electrificate more than 60 km each year.
The electrification of Žlobin—Kalinkavičy railway section will be completed before the end of 2020. Ultimately the total electrified route length is expected to be 25%.
Vladimir Morozov also took part in the thematic forum on Infrastructure Connectivity, met with administrations of CUEC and CRRC companies.Read more…
11 Apr 2019Belarusian Railway will transport freight from Vietnam to Belarus
April 8-12, a delegation of Belarusian Railway is taking part in the 34th Conference of General directors (authorized representatives) of OSJD Railways in Seoul (Republic of Korea).
April 11, 1st Deputy Head of Belarusian Railway Igor Shilov met with the deputy director general of Vietnam Railways to discuss freight delivery by rail from Vietnam to Europe, including to Belarus.
During the meeting the Belintertrans Transport-Logistics Center of Belarusian Railway and the Rail transportation and trading company Retraco (a subsidiary of Vietnam Railways) established long-term transport and logistics contacts with the aim of implementation of future-oriented projects on freight transportation on the Asia—Europe—Asia direction, including the use of the transport and logistics center Kaliadzičy.Read more…