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Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police
Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police

Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a Chinese train station Tuesday, police said, after a string of violent episodes at transport hubs authorities blame on "terrorists" from the restive region of Xinjiang.

Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police
Photo courtesy of RIA Novosti
New Minsk-Moscow-Astana-Almaty railway: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev suggested constructing a Minsk-Moscow-Astana-Almaty railway line,

New Minsk-Moscow-Astana-Almaty railway: Nazarbayev
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
©Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
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
China holds three for Kunming station attack
China holds three for Kunming station attack

Chinese police have captured three suspects in a railway station attack that killed 29 people and injured 143.

China holds three for Kunming station attack
©Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
USIC International Alpine Skiing Championship kicks off at Shymbulak in Almaty

The International Alpine Skiing Championship among the railway employees has kicked off at Shymbulak mountain resort in Almaty on February 24.

USIC International Alpine Skiing Championship kicks off at Shymbulak in Almaty
Photo courtesy of Nice-Matin
Two killed as falling boulder derails train in French Alps

Two women were killed when a massive falling boulder hit a passing train in the French Alps on Saturday, leaving one of its carriages dangling precariously off a steep, snow-covered embankment.

Two killed as falling boulder derails train in French Alps
French Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier. Photo courtesy of wikimedia.org
France launches express rail project linking Paris to airport

France's government has launched a 1.7-billion-euro ($2.3 billion) project to link Paris to its main international airport, Charles de Gaulle, with an express train that will go into operation in a decade's time.

France launches express rail project linking Paris to airport
©RIA Novosti
Kazakh-Russian-Belarus transport company to bring Kazakhstan $780 million in revenues

The joint company is expected to be launched in the Q1 2014.

Kazakh-Russian-Belarus transport company to bring Kazakhstan $780 million in revenues
The accident site. ©Lada.kz
Oil tank truck driver found and tells his story of petrolium train flaring near Aktau

The MAN oil tank truck driver told his story of the accident of the oil tank truck and the petroleum tank train near Aktau that caused an explosion, fire and human victims.

Oil tank truck driver found and tells his story of petrolium train flaring near Aktau
Putin in S. Korea to push new 'Silk Road' via N. Korea
Putin in S. Korea to push new 'Silk Road' via N. Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin was in South Korea Wednesday to push a pet project for a new major trading route linking Asia and Europe by rail that requires prying open North Korea.

Putin in S. Korea to push new 'Silk Road' via N. Korea
©STV Incidents Territory
Bomb found at railway crossing in Almaty

An explosive device has been found at the railway crossing of Medeu station in Almaty city.

Bomb found at railway crossing in Almaty
High-velocity trains to be launched along another 5 new routes in 2014

The trains are expected to meet the growing demand for passenger carriage and twice reduce the travel time.

High-velocity trains to be launched along another 5 new routes in 2014
©RIA Novosti
Rail links Russia and sanctions-squeezed N. Korea

Russia and North Korea have reopened a rail link that Pyongyang hopes will offer a trading boost to the isolated, sanctions-squeezed state.

Rail links Russia and sanctions-squeezed N. Korea
Photo by Baubek Konyrov©
Astana plant to produce first KZ8A electric locomotives in March 2014

Astana-based plant will produce its first electric locomotives KZ8A in March 2014.

Astana plant to produce first KZ8A electric locomotives in March 2014
Railway blames firefighters in Canada train disaster
Railway blames firefighters in Canada train disaster

The US rail company at the center of Canada's worst train disaster in recent history blamed firefighters for the deadly derailment, as police indicated they believe it could be a case of criminal negligence.

Railway blames firefighters in Canada train disaster
©REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Brief encounter for porn film at China railway station

A maintenance worker surprised passers-by near a Chinese railway station when he started watching a banned porn film, not realising his computer was connected to a giant screen

Brief encounter for porn film at China railway station
©RIA Novosti
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