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Transshipment of cargo from 1,520 mm to 1,435 mm gauge/from the 1,435 mm to the 1,520 mm gauge.

Brief technical description

Various heavy-weight cargos and containers are transshipped with 50-ton cranes; carload consignments allowed for storage on open yards of station are accepted and delivered; carload and small lots are received and delivered in complete wagons at access tracks and areas of uncommon use. Bruzgi station has developed an extensive infrastructure for handling heavy-weight cargo, 40-foot containers as well as loose and timber cargo. Cargo terminal of the station makes it possible to transship cargo from 130 wagons on the 1,520 mm gauge into wagons on the 1,435 mm gauge, over one day. Besides, the cargo terminal yard enables maximum storage of 160 forty-foot containers.

The border crossing point uses tracks of the 1,435 and 1,520 mm gauge. Two single-track lines with different gauge are also used at the same time. Standard-gauge track is electrified and is 22.3 km inward Belarus while main broad-gauge track is used by trains with diesel locomotives. Two 50-ton gantry cranes are used to handle containers. Lososna logistic Center (Centrum Logistyczne w Lososnej) is located near the border crossing point. The terminal is adapted to receive freight trains from the East. Length of every track is nearly 900 m.

Bruzgi station

Length of receiving-and-departure tracks with 1,435 mm gauge: 6 tracks with a length of 48 to 74 conventional values.
Length of receiving-and-departure tracks with 1,520 mm gauge: 4 tracks with a length of 49 to 57 conventional values.
Length of track for transshipment of containers with 1,435 mm and 1,520 mm gauge: transshipment at the cargo terminal of Bruzgi station at tracks ## 27, 29 (1,520 mm gauge), ## 28, 30 (1,435 mm gauge) – loading distance is up to 21 conventional values per every track.
Daily container transshipment capacity: 304 TEUs.
Daily train receiving/departure capacity for the 1,520 mm gauge: 6 trains/6 trains.[1]
Daily train receiving/departure capacity for the 1,435 mm gauge: 6 trains/6 trains.[1]
Exchanging is possible: no.


60,000 TEUs/year

Transshipment and paperwork time

11 hours 15 minutes

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