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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
Astana railroad station. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Chinese part derailed freight train in Kazakhstan

A freight train ran off the track near Astana and caused delays of 17 passenger trains in both directions.

Chinese part derailed freight train in Kazakhstan
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Almaty subway filed claim against South Korean manufacturer

Almaty filed a claim against South-Korean company HYUNDAI Rotem after its train broked down under warranty.

Almaty subway filed claim against South Korean manufacturer
Many dead in India train fire: official
Many dead in India train fire: official

At least five people were killed when a train caught fire in southern India on Monday, the railways ministry said, adding the toll was likely to rise with some reports already putting it at 25.

Many dead in India train fire: official
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
Tulpar-Talgo high-speed train. Photo courtesy of railways.kz
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy to launch two high-speed routes this year

Almaty-Petropavlovsk route will open in the beginning of July and Astana-Aktobe high-speed train will start cruising in fall: Head of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy to launch two high-speed routes this year
Photo by  Danial Okassov©
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
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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
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Astana-Almaty passenger train ran off track

A railroad passenger car of a train traveling from Astana to Almaty ran off the track in Zhambyl oblast.

Astana-Almaty passenger train ran off track
A high-speed train. ©REUTERS
Construction of Astana-Almaty high-speed railway line to start in 2013

Kazakhstan will start constructing a high-speed railway connection between Astana-Almaty in 2013.

Construction of Astana-Almaty high-speed railway line to start in 2013
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1 person kill, 11 wounded in clashes at Shetpe train station in Mangistau oblast

1 person has been kill and 11 injured in clashes at Shetpe train station in Mangistau oblast in western Kazakhstan.

1 person kill, 11 wounded in clashes at Shetpe train station in Mangistau oblast
Askar Mamin. Photo by  Maksim Popov©
Head of Kazakhstan rail road reported on results of innovations

Head of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy reported on the results expected from the company's innovative projects at the meeting of Samruk-Kazyna group.

Head of Kazakhstan rail road reported on results of innovations
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The first container train from China to Lithuania is on its way across Kazakhstan

The decision on launching the train was taken during Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s visit to Kazakhstan early October.

The first container train from China to Lithuania is on its way across Kazakhstan
Salamatty Kazakhstan medical train. ©Danial Okassov
Medical train left from Astana to north Kazakhstan

During two months the doctors are planning to check-up and, if necessary, render medical aid to around 30 thousand people in remote areas of North-Kazakhstan, Pavlodar and Akmolinskaya oblasts.

Medical train left from Astana to north Kazakhstan
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Three medical trains rendering medical service in remote areas

These three trains will be mostly focused on first medical aid in the wake of large-scaled emergencies: Emergencies Ministry official.

Three medical trains rendering medical service in remote areas
"Evolution" locomotive made in Kazakhstan
Locomotive-assembling plant in Astana ready to produce 100 units a year

In line with 2011 production plan, 78 locomotives had to be assembled, but, according to the plant manager, they are ready to work ahead of schedule.

Locomotive-assembling plant in Astana ready to produce 100 units a year