Representatives of the Belarusian Railway will take part in the 69th meeting of the Council for the railway transport of the Commonwealth Member States
17 Oct 2018
Vladimir Morozov, the Head of the Belarusian Railway, is to lead the delegation.
The 69th meeting of the Council for the railway transport of the Commonwealth Member States will take place in Moscow in 18—19 of October.
The representatives of the railway management from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine are expected to attend the meeting in Moscow. The heads of railway administrations of Bulgaria, Georgia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland also take part in the Council's work. The railway administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the International Confederation of Trade Unions of Railwaymen and Transport Builders have observer status on the Council. The meeting will chaired by Oleg Belozerov, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of OJSC Russian Railways.
During the Council’s meeting, it is planned to discuss a wide range of issues, including the results of the operational work of the combined railway network and the results of passenger traffic in international services for the nine months of 2018.
The Belarusian Railway has been working to increase the speed of container trains, to ease custom and border control procedures, develop electronic information exchange with the rail administrations of Belarus, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Russia.
Development of infrastructure as part of Pan-European Transport Corridors, rolling stock renewal, customs procedures upgrade, IT adoption, are the priorities for the Belarusian Railway.
In January—September 2018, the Belarusian Railway transported 10, 3 mln tons of freight through the Belarusian-Polish border (115% to the same period in 2017).
The Belarusian Railway has been working to modernize the container terminal at Brest Paŭnočny station and to develop infrastructure of Bruzgi station (the border checkpoint Bruzgi— Kuznica Białostocka) and Svisloch station (the border checkpoint Svisloch—Siemianowka).
The Belarusian Railway has launched container trains in China—Europe—China direction in 2018.
prepared by the Press Center of BChTo the list of news 2018 year