The Belarusian Railway is a leading and one of the most important transport system of the republic, which transports up to 70% of all cargoes carried by the national public transport.
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May 28, the railway administrations of Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania, companies Containerships (Ukraine), Intermodal Container Service (Lithuania) and LG Cargo (Lithuania) have signed an agreement on launching new container train service in Lithuania—Belarus—Ukraine direction.
First Deputy Head of Belarusian Railway Igor Shilov signed the document in Odessa.
The agreement is aimed to encourage the use and further development of international freight transportation in Containership train in Lithuania—Belarus—Ukraine direction. In the opposite direction the train will operate along the route Klaipeda / Draugyste-Port—Kena—Slaviečna—Brovary / Odessa-Port.
The train will operate along the route at least twice per week.
The Belarusian Railway has presented a new mobile app powered by a mobile platform subsystem operating as part of the computerized system for digital process flow in freight transportation.
The mobile app was developed by Information Protection Centre of the Belarusian Railway for notification of users. All the participants involved in rail freight operations can now use digital technologies to have their freight transported using legally binding electronic documents.
The mobile app allows users to view, sign, and authorize digital documents on mobile devices running Android 5.0 and above.
Depending on the user’s role in freight transportation process, current tasks, technical capabilities of the mobile device, they can mix and match the functions of the app.
The users can find on-line manual for the IT tool on www.isc.by. The Belarusian Railway clients can use the app for free.
In 2014, the volumes of freight transportation in containers grew, and the container services kept on developing. Thus, the specialists of the Belarusian Railway cooperated with their colleagues from Russia and Germany on improving the delivery of Volkswagen components and spare parts from Europe to the assembly facilities in the Russian Federation.
As a result, since the 1st of January 2015 all freights from Volkswagen facilities in Europe are handled and transferred in Brest.
Under the project the total number of transported TEU containers amounted to 6492 in January 2015.
The terminals at Brest railway hub are equipped with the tools and devices necessary to handle, transfer and store the containers. Transportation participants effectively communicate with each other.
In 2014, the Belarusian Railway transported 40 600 20-foot containers on China–EU–China route. In 2013, the figure was 3 times lower.
The Belarusian Railway transports transit cargoes in container train from China to a number of European countries, including Germany, Poland and Czech Republic.
In 2014, the total volume of transit transportation amounted to 193 100 20-foot containers. Today, the cargoes are transported by 25 unit container trains.
The Belarusian Railway stays current with a global trend for containerization and implements new relevant projects. In March 2014, a new container train was commenced on China–European Union route under the project for the cooperation between Project Office OTLK LLC and DHL Global Forwarding.