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Almaty-1 train station. Photo courtesy of zhol.tv
Trains collide in Almaty again

An electric locomotive has collided with Almaty-Karaganda passenger train during the train's loading at Almaty-1 train station.

Trains collide in Almaty again
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Station operator's mistake caused train crash in Almaty

According to the preliminary investigation, the accident at Almaty railway station was caused by a mistake of Almaty-2 station duty officer.

Station operator's mistake caused train crash in Almaty
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Nazarbayev condoles to King of Spain over rail accident

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a telegram of condolences to the King of Spain Juan Carlos I over the railroad accident in Galicia region.

Nazarbayev condoles to King of Spain over rail accident
Almaty-2 railway station. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Two trains collide in Almaty

Two trains have collided at Almaty-2 railway station.

Two trains collide in Almaty
From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail
From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail

Encouraged by a multi-billion euro contract to build a high-speed rail in Saudi Arabia, recession-hit Spain is fighting to win more lucrative train contracts abroad.

From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail
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300 diesel engines to be produced in Astana annually

GEVO plant in Astana will produce 300 new-generation diesel engines per year.

300 diesel engines to be produced in Astana annually
The document was signed by president of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Askar Mamin and chairman of AS Vopak E.O.S. Ltd Arnaut Lugtmeyer. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Estonian company buys 15 locomotives from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Estonian company AS Vopak E.O.S. Ltd will buy 15 Kazakhstan-made TEZZA locomotives from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.

Estonian company buys 15 locomotives from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
Almaty-1-Altynkol train at Altynkol station. Photo by Alisher Akhmetov©
New passenger train Almaty-Khorgos launched

Kazakhstan businessmen can now get to the International Near-Border Cooperation Center Khorgos by railroad.

New passenger train Almaty-Khorgos launched
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New railway link established between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan

Presidents of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov have launched the direct railway.

New railway link established between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
Freight wagons on Zhetygen-Korgas railroad
Freight traffic on Zhetygen-Korgas railroad to make 2 million tons in 2013

We plan that this year the traffic volume will make 2 million tons: Askar Mamin.

Freight traffic on Zhetygen-Korgas railroad to make 2 million tons in 2013
Photo courtesy of railways.kz
Kazakhstan launches construction of Astana-Almaty high-speed railway

This railroad line will decrease the traveling time between Astana and Almaty from 12 to 5 hours and cut distance by 400km.

Kazakhstan launches construction of Astana-Almaty high-speed railway
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Kazakhstan ranked 117th by road and 29th by railway quality

Experts have evaluated the quality of roads in Kazakhstan at 2.7 points out of 7, but its railroads have been evaluated quite high.

Kazakhstan ranked 117th by road and 29th by railway quality
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Kazakhstan Temir Zholy to increase engineering production 30-fold by 2015

The railroad sector will be fully covered with Kazakhstan-made trains, while Kazakhstan content in the production will reach 72 percent, Yermek Kizatov

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy to increase engineering production 30-fold by 2015
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Afghanistan asks for Kazakhstan's support in entering Organization for Cooperation of Railways

Kazakhstan could support Afghanistan in Russia, so that it can enter this organization more quickly. Then the transit problem will be fully resolved: expert.

Afghanistan asks for Kazakhstan's support in entering Organization for Cooperation of Railways
Photo courtesy of railways.kz
First ever high velocity railway link to be completed between Astana and Almaty by 2017

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Railways Operator has signed a contract with Systra to design and construct the railway link.

First ever high velocity railway link to be completed between Astana and Almaty by 2017
Photo courtesy of design.zecho.ru
EDB board approved project in Kazakhstan worth 31 billion tenge

The council on the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) approved a Kazakhstan investment project worth around $207 million.

EDB board approved project in Kazakhstan worth 31 billion tenge
Signing of the memorandum. Photo courtesy of press-service of KazTemirTrans
Kazakhstan and Russia agreed on joint use of freight wagons

KazTemirTrans and Federal Freight Company signed a memorandum of cooperation in joint use of freight rolling stock.

Kazakhstan and Russia agreed on joint use of freight wagons
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
High-speed railroad link will take passengers from Astana to Almaty in 5 hours

Astana-Almaty high-speed railroad line will shorten the trip time down to 5 hours instead of the current 13.

High-speed railroad link will take passengers from Astana to Almaty in 5 hours
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Kazakhstan raising fares will buy 200 new passenger wagons

Kazakhstan railroad fares jumped 12 percent on January 7, 2013.

Kazakhstan raising fares will buy 200 new passenger wagons
Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan and China introduced new railroad border crossing

The ceremony of opening of Kazakhstan-Chinese new border crossing Altynkol-Khorgos was attended by head of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Askar Mamin and head of Urumqi railroad Tan Sheshen.

Kazakhstan and China introduced new railroad border crossing