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Kazakhstan’s national railroad operator announces railroad modernization

Kazakhstan Materials 15 February 2023 16:34 (UTC +04:00)
Emin Sevdimaliyev
Emin Sevdimaliyev
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 15. Kazakhstan’s national railroad operator Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) will overhaul over 560 kilometers of railroads in 2023, Trend reports, citing KTZ.

Some 90.5 kilometers of the railroad will undergo average repair.

KTZ will also replace 634 railroad switches on concrete beams as a part of the modernization plan.

The railroad operator also revealed that around 1,000 kilometers of railroads were restored in 2022, with 550 kilometers of them undergoing major repairs.

Modernization and repair works are aimed at ensuring the security of railroad transportation.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy is the national railway company of Kazakhstan, founded by the government in 2002 as a joint stock company. KTZ’s task is to develop, operate, and maintain railway transportation in Kazakhstan. It is headquartered in Astana.

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