Mongolian, Kazakhstan Railways To Cooperate
A memorandum of cooperation was signed on January 30 between the Ulaanbaatar Railway Joint Venture Company and Kazakhstan Railways (Kazakhstan Temir Zholy).
The two sides agreed to exchange knowhow and to provide professional training; Kazakhstan will also supply diesel locomotives, rolling stock and track, reports news.mn.
Kazakhstan has successfully developed its railway sector with high-end technology and produces a wide range of railway equipment. The total length of the country’s railway network is 16,500 km.
Kazakhstan rail network also represents an efficient corridor in the “Eurasian Land-Bridge” project connecting Asia with Europe. The newly established transit freight rail link from China to London passes through Kazakhstan. The first cargo reached the British capital earlier in January 2017.