General requirements for the carriage of luggage, cargo luggage

In accordance with Clauses 87, 89, 92-96 of the Rules for Carriage of Passengers, Luggage and Cargo-Luggage by Public Railway approved by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated July 17, 2015 No. 609: 

104. The carriage of luggage, cargo luggage is carried out in a luggage car, as well as in another car in a place specially equipped for the carriage of luggage, cargo luggage.

Upon presentation of a travel document (ticket), a passenger has the right to hand over luggage for carriage, and the carrier is obliged to accept the luggage.

Luggage with a total weight of not more than 200 kilograms is accepted under one travel document (ticket) issued for a passenger. Payment for luggage registered excess of the established norm is made at the tariff for the carriage of cargo luggage.

Carriage of luggage is performed between stations carrying out operations for the reception and delivery of luggage, but not further than the station of destination of a passenger under the travel document (ticket).

In confirmation of the acceptance of luggage for carriage, a passenger is issued a luggage receipt or other carriage document.

A "Luggage" mark is made on the front side of the travel document (ticket).

106. The fee for the carriage of luggage, cargo luggage is charged upon registration of luggage, cargo luggage receipt or other carriage document at the station of departure of luggage, cargo luggage and is calculated in accordance with legislation.

107. Each piece of luggage, cargo luggage accepted for carriage is marked by attaching a sticker, tag or inscription.

108. The fee for weighing of luggage, cargo luggage, for packaging, the provision of stickers, tags for luggage, cargo luggage is charged established in accordance with legislation. In case of lack of luggage, cargo luggage and drawing up a commercial act, weighing fee is not charged.

111. In a luggage car, items and things, the weight of one piece of luggage, cargo luggage of which is less than 5 kilograms or more than 75 kilograms, with the exception of the cases specified in the second part of this clause, more than 3 meters long, and, in other car in a place specially equipped for carriage, items and things, the weight of one piece of which is less than 1 kilogram or more than 20 kilograms, the sum of three dimensions of more than 250 centimeters, and if the size of one of the sides is more than 180 centimeters are not allowed for carriage.

Indivisible pieces of luggage weighing more than 75 kilograms are accepted for carriage in a luggage car, providing no more than one piece of luggage per a travel document (ticket). The fee for the carriage of indivisible pieces of luggage accepted in excess of this amount is determined by the tariff for the carriage of cargo luggage.

Carriage of indivisible pieces of luggage and cargo luggage weighing from 75 to 165 kilograms in a luggage car can be carried out between stations open for cargo luggage operations without overload it transit.


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