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    KTZ Tetra trial


    KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ is testing a Tetra radio based train control system which has been installed on 12 locomotives based at Almaty for trials. The system is designed to ensure safe and on-time running on heavily used routes, providing the driver with information on ...

  • KTZ Alstom Prima M4 KZ4AT loco (1)

    Kazakh-built passenger locomotive commissioned


    KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ has commissioned the first Alstom Prima M4 KZ4AT electric passenger locomotive to be assembled locally rather than imported from France. KTZ has ordered a total of 302 Prima T8 KZ8A freight locomotives and 119 Prima M4 KZ4AT passenger locomotives since 2010. ...

  • Dostyk TransTerminal PTC Cargo terminal (3)

    Transhipment terminal increases capacity at Kazakhstan-China break of gauge


    KAZAKHSTAN: Up to six China – Europe container trains a day are using a new transhipment terminal which has been opened 6 km west of Dostyk on the border between Kazakhstan and China. The 150 ha terminal which opened in early ...

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    Interlocking lab opens


    RUSSIA: Transmashholding company LocoTech-Signal has opened a research laboratory in Moscow where it will test the HMR9 computer based interlocking developed by Progress Rail’s Italian subsidiary ECM and adapt it to suit conditions in the 1 520 mm gauge region. LocoTech-Signal is developing its Ctrl@Lock400 ...

  • Transmashholding Tver Carriage Works coach for Kazakhstan

    TMH delivers coaches to Kazakhstan


    KAZAKHSTAN: Transmashholding’s Tver Carriage Works in Russia has begun delivering coaches for final assembly and fitting out at the Tulpar factory in Nur-Sultan under an agreement signed in February. Transmashholding is to supply a total of 92 Type 61-4447 open saloon ...

  • kz Transmashholding shows rolling stock in Nur-Sultan

    TMH displays rolling stock range to Kazakh operators


    KAZAKHSTAN: Russian manufacturing group Transmashholding displayed examples of its passenger rolling stock at the Tulpar factory in Nur-Sultan on March 10. Guests included senior management from national railway KTZ, its passenger division, private operators and national technical organisations. On show were modern designs of single ...