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  • CNR Dalian electric locomotive for Uzbekistan.
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    Central Asia transport strategy for 2030

    2020-03-10T06:01:00Z

    ASIA: The Central Asia Regional Economic Co-operation programme has published its Transport Strategy 2030, building on lessons learned from the Transport Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020. According to CAREC, 1 800 km of railway was built in the period covered by that strategy. ...

  • KTJ and Russian Railways are to co-operate to develop Kyrgyzstan's network.
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    RZD to support Kyrgyzstan railway upgrade

    2019-04-01T09:00:00Z

    KYRGYZSTAN: Construction of a China – Kyrgyzstan – Uzbekistan railway and links between the disconnected northern and southern sections of the national network are among the projects to be studied jointly by state railway KTJ and Russian Railways under the terms of a memorandum of co-operation to develop the Kyrgyz ...

  • Asian Development Bank has awarded a US$2m grant to support CAREC railway development (Photo: ADB).
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    ADB grant to help CAREC countries move from landlocked to land-linked

    2019-02-11T12:00:00Z

    ASIA: The Asian Development Bank has awarded a US$2m regional technical assistance grant to support the development of railway strategies and institutional capabilities in the Central Asia Regional Economic Co-operation countries. CAREC comprises Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan and six multilateral institutions. ...

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    Bishkek receives trolleybuses

    2018-03-30T07:00:00Z

    KYRGYZSTAN: Trolza delivered the first five of 37 trolleybuses that it is supplying to Bishkek on March 23. The 12 m long 5275.03 Optima vehicles have three sets of 1 230 mm wide double doors and capacity for 100 passengers, including 27 seated. In November Bishkek Trolleybus Co ...

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    Bishkek trolleybus order placed

    2017-11-20T11:30:00Z

    KYRGYZSTAN: Bishkek Trolleybus Co has ordered a total of 52 trolleybuses from two suppliers. Russian manufacturer Trolza is to supply 37 vehicles and Belarusian company Belkommunmash is to supply 15. The 12 m long vehicles are being ordered under a €5m contract that is being funded partly through the ...

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    Central Asian strategic transport plan agreed

    2012-11-05T05:00:00Z

    ASIA: Meeting at Wuhan in China at the end of October, ministers from the 10 Central Asia Regional Economic Co-operation Program countries agreed an action plan to implement transport infrastructure projects costing more than US$23bn, together with energy and trade initiatives aimed at improving connectivity. The majority of the medium-term ...

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    Kyrgyz Railways orders Evolution locomotives

    2012-07-12T13:29:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ's JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty manufacturing plant has won its second contract to produce TE33A Evolution diesel locomotives for export. The contract for five locomotives was signed on July 3 by Argynbek Malabaev, Chief Executive of Kyrgyzstan's national railway KTJ. LKZ was established in ...