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High-speed train "Tulpar-Talgo" to run between Almaty and Tashkent

18 March 2017, 09:57
Photo: temirzholy.kz

The meeting between the delegations of JSC "NC" KTZ "and JSC" Uzbekiston Temir Yullari " has concluded in Tashkent, where technical aspects of the implementation of earlier agreements between the governments of the two countries on the launch of the international passenger train No. 1/2 from Almaty to Tashkent were discussed.

Following the results of the meeting, the Parties agreed:

  • on mutual granting of discounts at a rate of 70% on the places intended for persons with the limited possibilities and accompanying persons;
  • on procedures of shipment and cargo luggage;
  • on periodicity of passenger train traffic No.1 / 2 from Almaty to Tashkent and others.

It should be reminded that the international passenger train No. 1/2 from Almaty to Tashkent, consisting of wagons "Tulpar-Talgo" of a new modification with a wide body will be launched on the eve of Nauryz holiday.

The train departs from Almaty on Mondays and Saturdays, from Tashkent on Tuesdays and Sundays.

The travel time about 16 hours and 30 minutes. The stations are: Otar, Chu, Taraz, Shymkent, Saryagash and Tashkent.