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History of rail transport in Belarus

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History of rail transport in Belarus

A view of the Baranovichi railway museum

The first line crossing Belarus was the Saint Petersburg – Warsaw Railway, which started operating in late 1862. This included section and railway station in Hrodna.[1] During mid 1860's railway line was built also from Daugavpils to Polatsk and further to Vitebsk. The Warsaw–Brest Railway, opened in 1866, completed to Moscow in 1871.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Belarusian railway - Company - History
  2. ^ Some historical informations about railways of Belarus

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