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:1) Shomodi Kalman - independent director;2) Vokurka Ulf - independent director;3) John McKay - independent director;4) Nurlan Zamanbekovich Akhanzaripov - independent director;5) Akchulakov Bolat Uralovich - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder;6) Nurzhan Talipovich Baidauletov - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder;7) Kravchenko Andrey Nikolaevich - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder;8) Zhanadil Yernar Beisenuly - representative of the interests of the Sole Shareholder;9) Sauranbayev Nurlan Ermekovich - Chairman of the Board of JSC “NC “KTZ”.
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.
The Kazakh operator KTZ intends to increase the volume of container transit traffic to one million TEU, reports railway magazine Railway Supply, citing KTZ.
Kazakhstan will build a new railway line to increase the transit of goods.Kazakhstan will begin construction of a new railway line from Dostyk near the Chinese border to Moyinta near the Caspian Sea, informs Railway Supply magazine citing KTZ.
On September 9, at the Shokisu station in Kazakhstan, a cargo crane was displaced from a platform, which damaged 13 carriages of a passenger train.
The construction of the second railway track at the Dostyk - 19 crossing and three receiving and sending tracks at the 19 crossing in the Alakol district of the Almaty region has begun.
Alstom has launched the first Prima M4 KZ4AT passenger locomotive. It is fully assembled in Kazakhstan and has even been commissioned on the local railroad.
Christian Kuhn, Chairman of the Board of Directors of KTZ, Independent Director, has left his post. According to sources of TLK Media, there is no official confirmation of this information yet, and the section on the composition of the Board of Directors of KTZ on the company's website is empty.
Pilot project: drivers will drive trains without an assistant. In passenger and shunting traffic drivers will drive trains without an assistant.
The situation with cargo in covered wagons at the railway stations bordering the PRC has returned to normalThanks to the efforts and common verified actions of the railway workers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, China and Kazakhstani shippers, the problem of covered wagons at the Alashankou-Dostyk and Khorgos-Altynkol border crossings has been resolved, informs Railway Supply magazine with reference to Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.