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Uzbekistan: First test train through tunnel under Kamchik Pass expected in mid April

Uzbekistan First test train through tunnel under Kamchik Pass expected in mid April

Uzbekistan Railways plans to run the first test train through the 19.1 kilometer tunnel beneath Kamchik Pass, on new electrified Angren – Pap railway on 15th of April according to local press. The Kamchik pass is the only route connecting the Ferghana Valley, the Uzbekistan’s most eastern region, to the capital Tashkent, shortening journey times by two hours, and the …

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Uzbekistan Railways to implement projects worth USD 1.8 bn


Uzbekistan Railways aims to carry out 28 investment projects worth USD 1.8 bn. During the conference on “Socio-economic results of Uzbekistan Railways in 2015 and plans for 2016“,  the company announced its intentions to make USD 801.03 million investments and to attract additional USD 799.22 million.  Among the major projects foreseen for funding are the purchase of new passenger trains, …

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Alstom to produce asynchronous traction motors in Uzbekistan

Alstom and Uzbekistan Railways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to produce asynchronous traction motors in Uzbekistan. The document was signed during International Investment Forum in Tashkent on 6 November 2015 by Devron Dekhkanov – First Deputy Chairman of the Uzbekistan Railways and Martin Vaujour – Senior Vice-President of Alstom CIS. The parties …

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Uzbekistan Railways annual freight wagon production to triple by 2019


“Liteyno-mehanicheskiy zavod” (“Casting and mechanical plant”), a subsidiary of Uzbekistan Railways, plans to increase its freight wagon production to 1200 units by 2019. The plant underwent extensive modernisation, the amounts invested reaching USD 120.2 million. Financing for modernisation project was provided Uzbekistan Railways – USD 71.3 , the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan –USD …

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Afghanistan renews contract for the operation, maintenance and management of Hairatan – Mazar-i-Sharif railway line


Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Works has renewed the three-year contract with Uzbekistan Railways for the operation, maintenance and management of Hairatan – Mazar-i-Sharif railway line – with 75 km of main line and 63 km of loop line- , in northern Afghanistan. The value of the contract is USD 19 million/year, regardless of the volume of …

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USD 195m IBRD loan for the Pap-Angren railway project in Uzbekistan

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a USD 195 million IBRD  (the International Bank for Reconstruction of Development) loan for the Pap-Angren Railway Project in Uzbekistan. The project development objectives are to reduce transport costs and to increase transport capacity and reliability through the construction of a rail …

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Uzbekistan Railways to increase investments in 2015

Uzbekistan Railways to increase investments in 2015

Uzbekistan Railways plans to invest up to USD 672.7 million in 2015, a 15% increase compared with the previous year. Uzbekistan Railways will get investment capital from the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan (USD 150.5 million). USD 163.7 million in loans will be obtained from international financing institutions and USD 358.5 will be provided from …

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Uzbekistan Railways to invest over USD 358 million in railway infrastructure in 2015


Uzbekistan state companies will increase by 15% the volume of investments in 2015. A list of 261 projects in the field of railways, energy and oil&gas  has been approved by Presidential decree. Uzbekistan Railways will allocate USD 358.6 million for the construction and modernisation of its network. As part of the …

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Uzbekistan Railways signs USD 54 million contract with Chinese consortium


Uzbekiston Temir Yollari State Joint-Stock Railway Company (Uzbekistan Railways SJSRC) has signed a USD 45 million contract with a consortium of Chinese CNTIC (China National Technical Imp & Ex Corporation) and CNR DLRC (CNR Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Co. Ltd) to supply 10 electric freight locomotives.  The locomotives will be delivered …

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Uzbek railway network reaches 6500 km in length

40.5 percent decrease in international railway passenger transport in CIS and Baltic countries

Uzbekistan has invested over USD 6 billion in the development of its railway network, extending it by more than 1100 km in recent years, Uzbek President Islam Karimov said in his greeting message to the staff of the Uzbekistan Railways State Joint Stock Company, on the 20th anniversary of the company …

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