20 Dec 2019Belarusian Railway opens operations control center in Minsk on 19 December
Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Kukharev, Ministry of Transport and Communications Aleksey Avramenko, Head of Belarusian Railway Vladimir Morozov took part in the ceremony.Read more…
“Belarusian Railway acts as a transport link between countries of Europe and Asia. Company develops successfully and accounts for 63% of the freight traffic and about 33% of the passenger traffic in Belarus. The organized railway system allows successfully developing and introducing the latest technologies in addition to ensuring safe, uninterrupted, and reliable transportation of our country,” Sergei Rumas said during the ceremony.
The Head of Belarusian Railway Vladimir Morozov noted that the company will celebrate its 157th anniversary on 27 December. Opening of the operations control center has been organized on that occasion.
Vladimir Morozov pointed out: “The systems and technologies the operations control center applies have been developed in the country.”
16 Dec 201979 additional trains to run during New Year and Christmas holidays
Belarusian Railway aims at making travel by rail on the period of New Year holidays more attractive for passengers. Between December 20, 2019 and January 9, 2020, additional trains will appear on the most popular international routes: Minsk―Moskva―Minsk, Hrodna―Minsk―Sankt-Peterburg, Moskva―Brest―Moskva, Moskva―Kaliningrad―Moskva, Sankt-Peterburg―Bryansk, Sankt-Peterburg―Smolensk―Sankt-Peterburg, Kaliningrad―Moskva―Kaliningrad, Mahilioŭ―Lviv―Mahilioŭ, Minsk―Vilnius―Minsk.Read more…
04 Dec 2019Belarusian Railway will present its potential in Sweden
December 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.Read more…
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.