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Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan resuming passenger rail transportation

12 May 2022 20:18 (UTC+04:00)
Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan resuming passenger rail transportation

By Trend

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan are resuming passenger rail transportation, Trend reports via Uzbekistan Temir Yollari JSC’s statement.

According to the company, starting from May 15, train No. 647/648 will be launched in the direction of Nukus (Uzbekistan) – Beyneu (Kazakhstan) - Nukus.

At the same time, on May 16, a train will start running in the direction of Almaty - Tashkent - Almaty.

Previously, Uzbek Railways announced that it will launch the first regular passenger train to Kazakhstan starting on April 1, 2022 after a two-year break.

However, Kazakhstan postponed the start date of international passenger trains for the period of quarantine restrictions.

The international rail service of Uzbekistan was suspended in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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