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Belarusian Railway transported 1 million TEU containers in 2021

21 Oct 2021

Since the beginning of 2021, Belarusian Railway has transported more than 1,000,000 TEU containers in all types of directions. Container transportation reached the seven-digit mark in October, while in 2020 this figure was achieved for 12 months.

The results of the container business unit became possible due to planning and effective interaction of the Belarusian Railway with all business entities to increase the volume of cargo transportation in containers within the republic, as well as the growth of export and transit traffic.

For 9 months of 2021, the volume of transit container transportation increased by 1.4 times compared to the same period in 2020. A significant share of this volume is the result of work of  Belarusian Railway with the railways of Russia and Kazakhstan within the framework of the joint project of JSC UTLC ERA.

Belarusian Railway is interested in further cooperation with business entities to ensure the promotion of Belarusian export cargoes to foreign markets. Thus, export transportation according to the results of work for 9 months of 2021 increased by 15%.

This year, transportation within the republic is also actively developing, the volume of which has increased by 17%.

Belarusian Railway invites interested business entities of the Republic of Belarus and foreign partners to implement joint services and business development of container transportation.

prepared by the Press Center of BCh

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