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KTZ cargo turnover reaches historic high in 2021

20.01.2022

KTZ cargo turnover reaches historic high in 2021

The operational cargo turnover of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy in 2021 reached 239 billion tkm net, which is a historical maximum for all the years of independence, informs Railway Supply magazine.
vaccinated on the railway

09.12.2021

More than 80% of employees were vaccinated on the railway of Kazakhstan

More than 93 thousand railway workers were vaccinated against COVID-19 in JSC “NC“ Kazakhstan Temir Zholy” as of December 3.
Kazakhstan plans to transfer diesel locomotives to liquefied gas

08.12.2021

Kazakhstan plans to transfer diesel locomotives to liquefied gas

The Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) and the Canadian company Condor Petroleum Inc signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement involves the transfer of the locomotive fleet of KTZ from diesel fuel to liquefied natural gas (LNG), informs Railway Supply magazine citing KTZ.
The first combined transportation of cathode copper to China was carried out

26.11.2021

The first combined transportation of cathode copper to China was carried out

17 covered cars with cathode copper were sent from Balkhash station to Shanxi province, Xi'an (PRC). Its weight is over 1300 tons.
electric freight locomotives

24.11.2021

STM delivered the first batch of 2ES7 electric freight locomotives to Kazakhstan

The private carrier Silkway Transit received the first three two-section locomotives 2ES7 "Black Granite", produced at the Ural Locomotives plant.
колійна техніка

11.11.2021

Kamkor Management Group of Companies will be engaged in production cooperation with JSC Tulazheldormash

The group of companies Kamkor Management and JSC Tulazheldormash developed a plan for production cooperation. This was announced by Anton Chernov, Sales Director of the Russian machine-building holding.
KTZ locomotive

10.11.2021

KTZ has integrated 94% of locomotives into an automated control system

In Kazakhstan, 94% of the KTZ locomotive fleet are integrated into the automated control system ACS EDT. The system aims to improve the energy efficiency of locomotive traction, reports Railway Supply magazine citing KTZ.
придбання локомотивів на акумуляторних батареях

03.11.2021

KTZ is negotiating the purchase of two battery locomotives

At the III International Conference "Transport and Logistics Market" in Almaty, Nurlan Sauranbayev, the head of JSC NC CZ, shared measures to reduce the carbon emission.
KTZ locomotive

20.10.2021

Kazakhstan rolling stock market: news review

The STM trading house will deliver 22 two-section freight electric locomotives 2ES7 to Kazakhstan for the SilkwayTransit freight carrier.
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ)

19.10.2021

KTZ has transported over 190 million tons of cargo since the beginning of the year

For 9 months of 2021, KTZ loading amounted to 190 million tons. This is 1.
казахского железнодорожного оператора

14.10.2021

Kazakh railway operator KTZ chooses new board of directors

On October 7, 2021, a new composition of the Board of Directors of the Kazakh railway operator KTZ was formed. As the railway magazine Railway Supply reports referring to KTZ, the Board of Directors of the Kazakh railway operator KTZ includes: Shomodi Kalman - independent director; Vokurka Ulf - independent director; John McKay - independent director; Nurlan Zamanbekovich Akhanzaripov - independent director; Akchulakov Bolat Uralovich - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder; Nurzhan Talipovich Baidauletov - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder; Kravchenko Andrey Nikolaevich - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder; Zhanadil Yernar Beisenuly - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder; Sauranbayev Nurlan Ermekovich - Chairman of the Board of JSC “NC “KTZ”.
gondola cars

12.10.2021

KTZ purchased 1000 gondola cars

The fleet of Kaztemirtrans JSC (a subsidiary of the Kazakh operator KTZ) was replenished with 1000 new gondola cars. The rolling stock was manufactured by Kazakhstan Railroad Car Building Company LLC, informs Railway Supply magazine with reference to KTZ.