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06 July 2022, 15:51

Over 1m passengers use Belarusian Railways to travel to/from Russia in H1 2022

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MINSK, 6 July (BelTA) – In January-June 2022, more than a million passengers used Belarusian Railways to travel between Belarus and Russia, BelTA learned from the press service of Belarusian Railways.

According to the company, in January-June 2022, its passenger traffic (Belarus-Russia service) amounted to 1.1 million passengers (transit trains included), which is more than twice as much as in the same period last year.

More than 1.05 million passengers used the direct route Belarus - Russia - Belarus. The international passenger traffic between Belarus and Russia was 5% higher than in the same period in 2019.

At present 15 pairs of international trains are used in passenger service between Belarus and Russia, of which nine pairs of trains are run by Belarusian Railways and six pairs of trains are run by Russian Railways. There are regular trains between Belarus and Russia's Moscow, St. Petersburg, Anapa, Adler, Kaliningrad, and Murmansk.

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