• Спецпроекты
  • Weather forecast
    • Exchange Rates
    • 424.4
    • 504.6
    • 5.92
  • SEND YOUR NEWS TO US WhatsApp +7 (777) 001 44 99
  1. Main
  2. Learn
  3. Industry
  4. Industry, Infrastructure

Concept of new railway station in Astana approved 01 июля 2015, 01:43

The concept of a new train station in Kazakhstan's Astana has been approved.
  • ПОДЕЛИТЬСЯ
  • Vkontakte
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Одноклассники
  • Telegram
Новостью поделились: человек

Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz

The concept of a new train station in Astana has been approved, Tengrinews reports citing the press office of the city’s authorities.

The new train station of Astana capable of servicing 12,000 passengers a day will be located near Mynzhyldyk alley west of Khan Shatyr shopping mall and Kabanbai batyr street. The construction is going to be finished before the international exhibition EXPO-2017 to be held in Astana in summer.

 

Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz

“This is a multifunctional and promising part of the city that includes a residential area, several business centers, hotels, schools, pre-schools and other social and cultural facilities. Commercial premises will occupy 656,032 square meters, and 2.8 million square meters will be allotted for housing. Business centers will occupy 507,660 square meters, hotels – 304,375 square meters, utilities and auxiliary infrastructure – 126,000 square meters,” the press office said.

Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz

The railway station will be built using green technologies, for example, it will have energy-saving lifts and escalators, heat exchangers as well as solar batteries and geothermal power generators, which is very relevant given the fact that the theme of the upcoming EXPO-2017 in Astana is Future Energy.

Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz

Apart from the train station, two new bus stations as well as an airport terminal will be built before 2017 for Astana to be able to accommodate the big flow of visitors expected in Astana during the EXPO-2017.

Writing by Assel Satubaldina, editing by Tatyana Kuzmina



Nobel prizewinner proposes a new city in KZ
New abnormal snowfalls expected in Kazakhstan
Huge glacier retreat triggered in 1940s
Hyperloop construction begins in Las Vegas
"Moonlight" to top Spirit Awards nominations
Oil prices fall due to investors uncertainty
New dwarf galaxy discovered around Milky Way
Kanat Islam becomes a top ten WBO boxer
World oil prices continue to rise
Kazakhstan expects warming - Kazhydromet
Merkel to seek fourth term as chancellor
Sale of Tintin drawings set to break records
US, EU stocks fall as markets focus on dollar
Pacific leaders urged to defend free trade
EU warns eight nations on budget deficit
Universiade-2017: Athletic Village is ready
Bob Dylan can't make Nobel ceremony
Messi will never leave Barca - club president
Google, Facebook take aim at 'fake' news
Aerosmith announces Europe 'farewell' tour
Putin, Trump to normalise US-Russia ties
At least 10 hurt in southern Turkey blast
6.2 quake hits western Japan