New HS train reduces Astana – Kyzylorda travel time

Astana-Kyzylorda_59b974119ca368062b4944c27ebThe Passenger Transportation company (a subsidiary of KTZ) launched on December last a new high-speed passenger train that will cut the travel time between Astana and Kyzylorda by one third.
“The train consists of 23 cars, including two cars of grand class, two of business class, 14 of tourist class, two dining cars and three technical cars. The train will stop at the following stations during the route: Karaganda, Sary-Shagan, Chu, Zhambyl, Shymkent, Arys-2 and Turkestan. Time of the route to Kyzylorda is 22 hours, 25 minutes and back – 23 hours and 22 minutes,” the company said in a statement, adding that the train would run once every four days.

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