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The General Director and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways (RZD), Oleg Belozerov, and the Head of Belarusian Railway, Vladimir Morozov, have signed a cooperation agreement.
The document defines: The procedure for interactions; the conditions for organising the movement of passenger and freight trains; the procedure for transferring wagons, containers and cargo; and the procedures for maintaining the railway infrastructure between transfer stations.
“I would like to thank you for this important initiative to conclude an agreement that will take our cooperation at the borders to a new level,” said Oleg Belozerov, General Director and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways.
As follows from the text of the agreement, the technical conditions and equipment of the transfer stations and the infrastructure of the adjacent sections of the railways on both sides must ensure:
During their conversation, Oleg and Vladimir summed up the results of cooperation between the railway companies over the course of 2020 and discussed promising areas of joint work in 2021, including the development of container transit, projects to increase the volume of export-import traffic and the launch of new passenger services during the restoration of international railway passenger traffic with the Republic of Belarus.
This article first appeared on www.globalrailwayreview.com
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