Places enough for all
In time for festive celebrations, Belarusian Railways adds over 90 trains for New Year holidays — including 80 on inter-regional lines
The busiest days are soon to arrive: Catholic Christmas (December 24th-25th) and New Year’s Eve (December 30th-31st). According to the Belarusian Railways’ Press Service, more trains are being placed on the most popular routes — connecting Minsk with Brest and with Gomel. New trains are being added to the Minsk-Vitebsk, Minsk-Grodno, Minsk-Pinsk and Minsk-Polotsk routes, with additional carriages added to inter-regional trains.
International travel will also become easier over the holidays. Additional trains connecting Brest and Moscow have been approved, commencing on December 28th and 31st and January 1st and 2nd from Brest, and returning from the Russian capital on December 29th, January 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Belarusian Railways also plans to launch additional trains on the Minsk-St. Petersburg-Minsk and Minsk-Moscow-Minsk routes.
By Olga Pasyanova