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Kazakhstan railroads getting 140 passenger wagons in 2013

To upgrade the railroad fleet we plan to purchase 93 locomotives, 140 passenger and 1,784 freight wagons in 2013: Kazakhstan Minister.

Kazakhstan railroads getting 140 passenger wagons in 2013
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Nazarbayev launched electric locomotive plant in Astana

The ceremony of opening of the electric locomotive plant was held in the industrial park of Astana on December 4.

Nazarbayev launched electric locomotive plant in Astana
Nazarbayev met with head of Alstom
Nazarbayev met with head of Alstom

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with president of Alstom group of companies Patrick Kron in France.

Nazarbayev met with head of Alstom
Photo courtesy of press-service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Railroad freights from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan to resume on September 21

The only railroad station Maimak in Talas oblast used for rail freight shipments between Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan will resume work on Friday.

Railroad freights from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan to resume on September 21
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Net profit of KazTemirTrans increased by $10.7 million in 2011

Cargo transportation made the largest contribution into the overall profit of KazTemirTrans: 76 percent.

Net profit of KazTemirTrans increased by $10.7 million in 2011
Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy secured record shipment of 8.5m tons of grain

Representatives of involved companies and authorities discussed arrangement of transportation of Kazakhstan's new grain.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy secured record shipment of 8.5m tons of grain
Infrastructure facility of Khorgos entry point. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Altynkol-Khorgos railroad border entry point to open by end of 2012

The period of completion of works on the entry point was discussed at the meeting of Kazakhstan-Chinese Cooperation Commission.

Altynkol-Khorgos railroad border entry point to open by end of 2012
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Kazakhstan and France to jointly produce electric locomotives

HSBC is the lead manager of the offering of $800 million 6.950 percent notes due 2042 by Kazakhstan Temir Zholy B.V.: chairman of HSBC Bank Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan and France to jointly produce electric locomotives
Presidents sign Bishkek declaration. Photo by Dmitriy Khegai©
Turkey-China railroad will cross Kazakhstan

Participants of the 2nd Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States have agreed to construct a railroad from Turkey to China via Kazakhstan.

Turkey-China railroad will cross Kazakhstan
Yerzhan Kazykhanov (R) and Afghanistan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul (L). Photo by  Maksim Popov©
Kazakhstan considers participation in development of Afghanistan railroads

Kazakhstan supports regional international projects in energy sector and development of the regional transport infrastructure: Kazykhanov.

Kazakhstan considers participation in development of Afghanistan railroads
Kazakhstan railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by fall 2012
Kazakhstan railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by fall 2012

Karaganda and Aktobe railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by the end of Q3 2012: Kazakhstan Transport Minister.

Kazakhstan railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by fall 2012
TE33A Evolution locomotive
Kyrgyz railroads buy Kazakhstan-made locomotives

KTZ and Kyrgyz Temir Zholu signed an agreement on supply of Kazakhstan-made TE33A Evolution locomotives manufactured in Astana.

Kyrgyz railroads buy Kazakhstan-made locomotives
Berkut train. Photo courtesy of nv.kz
Karaganda citizen suggested a way to travel from Almaty to Astana in 2.5 hours

A graduate of Karaganda Technical University suggests to connect two two major Kazakhstan cities by a "green" railroad with high-speed train.

Karaganda citizen suggested a way to travel from Almaty to Astana in 2.5 hours
Locomotive assembling factory in Astana. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan to produce 4000 train car sets a year

Kazakhstan is planning to produce train cars, drilling equipment, locomotives electric locomotives and diesel engines.

Kazakhstan to produce 4000 train car sets a year
Photo courtesy of press-service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Kazakhstan buying transport assets in Europe

Kazakhstan is going to buy transport assets in Europe and set up terminals in strategically important regions of Europe and China.

Kazakhstan buying transport assets in Europe
President of Russian Railroads Vladimir Yakunin. ©RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev discussed unification of rates with president of Russian Railroads

Nursultan Nazarbayev met with the president of Russian Railroads Vladimir Yakunin.

Nazarbayev discussed unification of rates with president of Russian Railroads
Photo courtesy of press-service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russian railroads signed agreement

Kazakhstan, Russian and Belarus railroads have signed an agreement on delineation of responsibilities for nonobservance of periods of temporary import of international transportation vehicles.

Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russian railroads signed agreement
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Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan border will see new railway crossing

Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan signed an agreement to open a new international railway guarding point, Minister of Transport and Communication of Kazakhstan, Askar Zhumagaliyev twitted.

Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan border will see new railway crossing
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Cause of Astana-Almaty train accident announced

Derailing of a wheelpair has been named the preliminary cause of the accident with Astana-Almaty train.

Cause of Astana-Almaty train accident announced
Photo courtesy of quorum.kz
Astana-Almaty trains will become more comfortable

Trains No.9 and 10 Astana-Almaty will be modified with new passenger cars made in Ukraine.

Astana-Almaty trains will become more comfortable