30 bus routes in Baranavichy are served by more then 100 MAZ buses daily.
At the beginning of the 90th the country faced the problem of garage modernization in the sphere of passenger transportation. There was no
opportunity to change the old-things to new and the transportation was realized by the buses which exceeded the operation life for more than 10 years. The leaders of
Bus Park No. 2 tried to find the way out, that’s why they bought
Beginning with the middle of the 90th they mostly bought used buses Ikarus 260 and Ikarus 280 in Germany, which technically were better than the same buses in our country. Also they repaired the buses at Homel Bus Repair Plant.
After the contry’s government stop to finance the buying of used buses in Europe, the Bus Park turned to belarusian producers.
At the last years the old buses have been changed to new of the Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ). Firstly, three buses MAZ 103 with low floor were bought. But
they appeared not suitable for our streets. And as the result MAZ 104 and MAZ 105, as an alternative to
On May, 2006 Baranavichy became the 3rd city in the country, in the streets of which the single three-axle machine started its daily service. MAZ 107 — is almost 15m length; it gets between the single MAZ 103/104 and articulated MAZ 105. In the same 2006 year the low-floor bus MAZ 103 was delivered to Bus Park again, and then in continuum namely these buses were bought from time to time.
2007 was the year, when city-buses Nyeman 5201 were firstly delivered for Baranavichy. Before this, the last city bus delivered from Lida appeared to be Nyeman 5256 — the almost exact copy of Russian LiAZ 5256. However, the delivery of these two Nyeman 5201 buses was the first and last.
In winter 2007/2008 2 first MAZ city buses of second generation (MAZ 206) appeared in Baranavichy. Unfortunately the buses that are assigned for low loaded city lines (as it is done, for example, in Hrodna, Homyel and Brest) are used only at suburban lines.
On December 30, 2014 two buses MAZ 215 were delivered to Baranavichy. Almost 19-meter (18,75 m.) 5-door flagship Belarusian city buses were the first vehicles of second generation produced by MAZ for Baranavichy, which were directed to service city lines in 2015.
the list of Baranavichy buses (Yauheni Shpak)
deliveries of buses to Baranavichy in 1966–1985 (Anatol Lahachou)
deliveries of buses to Baranavichy since 1944 (Anatol Lahachou, Yauheni Shpak)
Recommended internal links
bus routes of Baranavichy city in Belarusian / in Russian
the history of public transport in Baranavichy
Recommended external links
the timetable of city buses on the web site of Baranavichy bus depot (in Russian)
photo gallery of public transport in Baranavichy city — bartrans.ucoz.net (in Russian)
rolling stock list of Baranavichy Bus Depot OJSC — busphoto.ru (in Russian)
rolling stock list of Baranavichy Bus Depot OJSC — fotobus.msk.ru (in Russian)
the information is updated on 14.01.2018