Topic: Belarus

More catenaries on Belarusian railway network

Belarusian Railway has completed the electrification of the first stage of the Zhlobin – Kalinkovichi – Barbarov line. The electric trains began to carry passengers from Minsk and Gomel to Svetlogorsk-on-Berezina since 21 June. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Belarusian track motorcars for electrification, source: Belarusian Railway

Belarus electrifies railways despite pandemic

Belarusian Railway is carrying on with electrification of its network despite the coronavirus pandemic. At the moment, the key project is to install wires on the Zhlobin – Kalinkovichi – Barbarov line. It will facilitate...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pesa moves forward abroad

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz is moving forward in the foreign markets. It has started to supply the third batch of diesel trains to Trenitalia. This year the Polish company will produce the diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
'BČ. My Train' mobile app

Belarusian Railway launches ticket app

Belarusian Railway has launched its mobile ticket application. It was open to all passengers after the two-month successful tests. The programme is available for installing on smartphones and tablets using Android and iOS operating systems. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Ticket machine at railway station in Belarus, source: Belarusian Railway

Belarusian Railway improves ticketing service

State-owned enterprise Belarusian Railway has installed 10 new ticket machines at Minsk railway station. By using them, the passengers are able to purchase tickets for the Minsk City Lines, the S-Bahn-like train service in Minsk...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Rudensk railway station, source: Wikipedia

More Belarusian train stations covered with Wi-Fi

Belarusian Railway continues to equip the country’s train stations with free Wi-Fi. The wireless internet became accessible for passengers at 33 stations and stops. Most of them are located in Minsk and Gomel regions. To connect...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
AZD Praha signalling equipment, source: AŽD Praha

New signalling deal for AŽD Praha in Belarus

Czech supplier of railway signalling equipment AŽD Praha continues the long-term partnership with Belarusian Railways. The company will install new signalling equipment on the Zhlobin – Kalinkovichi – Slovechna railway and upgrade the Kalinkovichi junction...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train of Minsk City Lines, source: Belarusian Railway

Belarusian city trains equipped with Wi-Fi

Belarusian Railway has equipped six four-car Flirt trains serving the Minsk City Lines with wireless internet. The works were carried out in February and March. The Wi-Fi service is accessible to passengers in Minsk and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt in Belarus, source: Wikimedia Commons

Belarus to launch passenger train to Hungary

Belarusian Railway is working to improve its links with the European Union. The state-owned company plans to launch a passenger rail service from Brest station, near the Polish border, to Budapest, the capital of Hungary....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Belarusian sleeping cars, source: Belarusian Railway

Belarusian Railway purchases new sleeping cars

Belarusian Railway has announced public procurement proceeding to purchase 16 sleeping cars for the long-distance service. The delivery should be completed by the end of November. The rail operator also plans to acquire 14 additional...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler production facility in Fanipol, Belarus, source: Stadler

Stadler develops its Belarusian facility

Stadler is developing its production facility in Belarus. Several workshops have been constructed last year while the others are building now. The Swiss company also intends to expand its product range by launching the manufacture...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko