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Vladimir Morozov, Head of Belarusian Railway signed a loan agreement in Beiging

26 Apr

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.

Today, more than 30 Chinese electric freight locomotives operating on Belarusian Railway.

 

prepared by the Press Center of BCh

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