Uzbekistan

THE distance by rail between central and western Uzbekistan was reduced significantly on December 1 with the official completion of the 355km direct line from Navoi north of Bukhara to…
THE government of Uzbekistan has signed a $US 80m loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank to finance the electrification of the 145.1km Pap - Namangan - Andijan line in…
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) has launched a tender for 24 electric locomotives divided into 16 freight and eight passenger units to address what it describes as a chronic shortage of locomotives…
KAZAKHSTAN Railways (KTZ) and Uzbekistan Railways (UTY) have signed a cooperative agreement to jointly purchase 5000 tonnes of rails by the end of this year from ARBZ, Kazakhstan, as well…
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $US 80m loan for the electrification of the Pap - Namangan - Andijan line in central Uzbekistan.
THE Uzbek city of Samarkand inaugurated the initial phase of its tram network on April 15, just six months after the start of construction on the first line.
KAZAKHSTAN Railways (KTZ) and Uzbekistan Railways (UTY) held a ceremony on March 22 in Tashkent to mark the arrival of a new twice-weekly overnight service between Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty…
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) reached another milestone in its electrification programme at the end of December when 25kV 50Hz ac catenary was energised on the 90km Dehkanabad - Qarshi section of…
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) extended the operation of its Talgo 250 Afrosiyob trains to Bukhara on September 15 following the completion of a $US 400m project to upgrade and electrify the…
THE president of Uzbekistan Mr Islam Karimov and his Chinese counterpart Mr Xi Jinping inaugurated the 123.1km Angren - Pap railway on June 22 in an event which also marked…
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