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Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged

Warm weather and rains have given way to winds and blizzards in Astana.

Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstan's national companies face major restructuring

Kazakhstani national companies will soon be facing a major restructuring.

Kazakhstan's national companies face major restructuring
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China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company

China plans investing $600 million in projects of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), a Kazakh railway company.

China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company
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New transportation opportunities for Trans-Caspian Route: Nomad express container train welcomed in Baku

On August 3, Baku welcomed the Nomad express container train traveling from Shihezi, China to Georgia via Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan

New transportation opportunities for Trans-Caspian Route: Nomad express container train welcomed in Baku
Photo courtesy of Ministry of Internal Affairs
Freight train runs off the track in Aktobe Oblast, Kazakhstan

20 train wagons have run off the track in Aktobe Oblast, western Kazakhstan. 6 wagons caught fire.

Freight train runs off the track in Aktobe Oblast, Kazakhstan
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New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched

A new regular container train Lianyungang-Almaty has been launched on February 25.

New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched
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Kazakh-Spanish trains to become more comfortable

Talgo passenger carriages will become more comfortable as the plant producing the carriages masters the final stage of production.

Kazakh-Spanish trains to become more comfortable
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Kazakhstan’s President launches two new railway links

The new railway links will give an impetus to development of the Central and West Kazakhstan, contributing to industrial development of the country’s regions and creating a total of 3500 jobs.

Kazakhstan’s President launches two new railway links
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4 Kazakh companies to float in People's IPO

Four big Kazakhstani companies will offer their shares during the People's IPO.

4 Kazakh companies to float in People's IPO
The meetings resulted in signing of a protocol © Press Service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
China & Kazakhstan advance new Silk Road economic belt

On 26 June in Beijing Kazakhstan and China have moved forward with the creation of a Silk Road economic belt.

China & Kazakhstan advance new Silk Road economic belt
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Sberbank of Russia to finance $3.6 billion worth of transportation projects in Kazakhstan

Sberbank of Russia will provide $3.6 billion to finance projects of Kazakhstan's national railway company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ).

Sberbank of Russia to finance $3.6 billion worth of transportation projects in Kazakhstan
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No more illegal taxi drivers in Kazakhstani airports: Ministry of Transport and Communication

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced the decision to remove illegal taxi drivers from all Kazakhstan airports.

No more illegal taxi drivers in Kazakhstani airports: Ministry of Transport and Communication
Tengrinews.kz file photo.
Kazakhstan to supply electric locomotives to Azerbaijan

Alstom Transport has signed a contract to supply 50 KZ8A freight locomotives produced in Astana-based Elektrovoz Kurastyru Zauitty to Azerbaijan Railways.

Kazakhstan to supply electric locomotives to Azerbaijan
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Condition of derailed train victims is satisfactory: Head Surgeon Kadyrov

Doctors have given information on the victims of the derailed Atyrau-Almaty train that were hospitalized after the accident.

Condition of derailed train victims is satisfactory: Head Surgeon Kadyrov
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Passenger train derailed in Kazakhstan's west, 44 injured

An Almaty-Atyrau passenger train has run off track in Aytrau Oblast in western Kazakhstan on Saturday, April 19.

Passenger train derailed in Kazakhstan's west, 44 injured
Photo a courtesy of news.ivest.kz
Railway manufacturing plant workers might face unemployment

Employees of the Ekibastuz-based PromMashKomplekt plant can lose their jobs.

Railway manufacturing plant workers might face unemployment
A new electromotive. Photo courtesy of KTZ
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy: enhanced rolling stock

The tear and wear of Kazakhstan's rolling stock has been significantly reduced since 2008.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy: enhanced rolling stock
KTZ manufactures $1.3 billion worth of products in 2013

In 2013 the company's output of rolling stock was worth $1.3 billion, 20 times of amount of 2008.

KTZ manufactures $1.3 billion worth of products in 2013
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KTZ women's team wins USIC International Alpine Skiing Championship in Almaty

Skiers from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy team have become winners of the 19th International Alpine Skiing Championship among railway employees.

KTZ women's team wins USIC International Alpine Skiing Championship in Almaty
Container train
Container traffic between Europe and Asia through Kazakhstan grows 61%

Transit container traffic flow between Europe and Asia through Kazakhstan reached 5,630 TEU in 2013, which is 61% more than in 2012.

Container traffic between Europe and Asia through Kazakhstan grows 61%