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Belarus Railways to introduce EMUs on Minsk-Vilnius route in 2017

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Belarus Railways plans to introduce Stadler EMUs on Minsk-Vilnius international route next year, the Director of the Belarusian Railways Vladimir Morozov told local media at the launch ceremony of the Gomel-Minsk InterCity business class service on 3 August. According to Vladimir Morozov, long-distance and international services represent the next stage in the development …

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China National Electric Import & Export Corporation, Belarusian Railways sign cooperation MoU

China National Electric Import & Export Corporation, Belarusian Railways sign cooperation MoU

China National Electric Import & Export Corporation (CUEC) will carry out electrification works for Kalinkovichi-Zhlobin rail section, informs Belta. Belarusian Railways and CUEC signed a memorandum of cooperation on 7th of July. According to the MoU the parties highly appreciate the progress achieved in the field of joint investment projects to electrify Gomel-Zhlobin and …

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Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan agree to update UTLC development model

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Russian Railways, Kazakhstan Railways and Belarusian Railways agreed on the key principles of United Transport & Logistics Company (UTLC) operational model. “The UTLC project is an integration platform for us. It is this model that gives us the possibility to implement the initial plans for equal participation in the company. …

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Belarusian inventors create new material for rails

Researchers at the Belarusian Transport University have created a new material for rails, named Monicu. According to Professor Leonid Sosnovsky, who is one of the inventors, the parameters of the new material place it between cast iron and steel. The name Monicu is a combination of the first letters of the three …

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Georgian Railways joins Viking container train project

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Georgian Railways has joined the Viking container train project, in the framework of the project partners meeting in Vilnius. Viking train is a joint project of Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania connecting Baltic and Black seas with railways. The companies GEFCO Turkey and Steveco could also become freight operators in Turkey and Finland. …

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Belarusian Railways interest survey on new container train service from Poland to CIS and China

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Belarusian Railways has in plan a new container train service from the port of Gdansk (Poland) to the container terminal Kolyadichi (Belarus), as well as from the port of Gdansk via Belarus to CIS countries and China. In order to find out transporter’s interest in the project, as well as to improve …

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Belarusian Railways to provide maintenance services for United Wagon Company’s Barber freight cars 

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Belarusian Railways and Russian United Wagon Company (UWC) have announced signing  a strategic partnership to service freight cars equipped with Barber bogies in Belarus. As part of this partnership, service facilities for freight cars with improved technical and economic characteristics equipped with Barber bogies have been established at all of Belarusian …

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Belarusian Railways to implement new technologies in 2015

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Belarusian Railways plans to implement a package of measures to create and master science-consuming products and raw materials, automation and mechanization of production processes, provision of new equipment and innovative technologies for its branch facilities. The program is to be fulfilled at expense of organizations and structural subdivisions of Belarusian Railways. …

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Belkommunmash tests new tramway for Belarusian city of Novopolotsk

Belkommunmash tests new tramway for Belarusian city of Novopolotsk

Belarusian rolling stock manufacturer Belkommunmash is testing the new BKM-802 tramway model  for the Belarusian city of Novopolotsk. According to Yelena Tsikhelashvili, a representative of the Novopolotsk city tram depot, such trams have not been used in Belarus until now. After a long period of startup and commissioning efforts,  the latest model of …

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Automatic gauge changeover system installed at Brest railway station

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Belarusian Railways in cooperation with Talgo specialists installed  an automatic gauge changeover system at Brest railway station. The new system will ensure the gauge changeover from 1520 mm to 1435 mm. In the first quarter of 2015, the certification tests of passenger trains and Talgo system will be performed at …

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