A new high-speed train will run between Astana and Ust-Kamenogorsk

Dec 08. Kazpravda

A new high-speed train will run between Astana and Ust-KamenogorskThe total travelling time is 16 hours and 50 minutes.

The new high-speed train on the route Astana -Ust-Kamenogorsk will be launched in December, reports Kazpravda.kz citing the press service of JSC “Passenger traffic”.

“On December 14, 2014 a new high-speed passenger train №68 / 67 “Astana-Protection”(Ust-Kamenogorsk), formed from the cars “Tulpar-Talgo” will go three times a week. The train consists of 23 cars (19 of them of class “Tourist”), 1 diner car, 1 car-bar and 2 technical cars, – it is stated in the report.

There are 7 stops along the route of the express train: Yereimentau, Ekibastuz-1, Pavlodar, Aksu-2, Delegen, Semipalatinsk, Shar. The total travel time from Astana to Ust-Kamenogorsk is 16 hours and 50 minutes; the return trip’s time is 16 hours and 45 minutes.

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