Kazakhstan has actually blocked the railroad deliveries of Russian grain to the countries of Central Asia and China. The reason is in the transit tariffs of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy", due to which grain transportation has become "economically inexpedient".
On November 1, 2022, KTZ made a full buyback of its Eurobonds maturing in 2042 in the amount of USD 882,978,000 at face value, reports Railway Supply magazine citing Rail-news.
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) and Wabtec signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the supply of 150 FLXdriveTM battery shunters and upgrade work to convert the mainline fleet to NextFuelTM locomotives powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
18 freight cars derailed in the East Kazakhstan region on April 3. This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to the press service of the Kazakhstan Railway.
The government of Kazakhstan has significantly reduced the fee for using access roads in the country. It is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to the media.
According to the President of Kazakhstan, Kasim-Jomart Tokayev, the priority task for the country is to diversify transit and transport routes and introduce integrated logistics solutions, including the launch of new land corridors, reports Railway Supply magazine.
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.