ASTANA, Kazakhstan, September 18. The quantity of
railway transportation between Kazakhstan and the countries of the
Organization of Turkic States has elevated, mentioned Deputy Chairman
of the Board of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) Anuar Akhmetzhanov on the
second assembly of the heads of railway administrations of the OTS
states in Istanbul, Trend
Thus, for the reason that starting of the yr, the quantity of railway
transportation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan has elevated by
12 %, Türkiye by 28 %, Azerbaijan by 14 %, and
Uzbekistan by 27 %.
“To make sure the passage of growing transit freight visitors,
KTZ is working to broaden infrastructure capability. The crucial
measures are being taken to additional improve freight visitors each
alongside already established routes and to develop new promising
initiatives,” he mentioned.
According to him, the second observe of the Dostyk-Moyynty railway
part is being constructed, and work is underway to implement initiatives
for the development of the Darbaza-Maktaaral, Bakhty-Ayagoz traces,
and bypass route round Almaty.
“Within three years, KTZ plans to construct over 1,200 km of
railways. This will considerably improve the nation’s transport
potential and improve the effectivity of the transportation of
export merchandise,” he added.
KTZ plans to move about 29 million tons of cargo by means of
the KTZ community in September of this yr (inside the principle plan).
In August, greater than 26 million tons had been transported by means of the
KTZ community, which is 8 % greater than the identical indicator of
the earlier yr.
The quantity of cargo transportation by rail in Kazakhstan
amounted to 145.9 million tons for the interval from January to July
2023. The quantity of coal amounted to greater than 60 million tons,
which is 40 % of all transportation by means of the KTZ. In
addition, 18.3 million tons of stable gas and 41.7 million tons of
coal for home consumption had been exported from Kazakhstan.