Development of transport and logistics network

New trains of "Tulpar-Talgo" to travel at speed of 160 km/h - Kazakh President (PHOTO)

Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has been familiarized with a new modification of cars "Tulpar-Talgo" with a wide body.
Nur-Sultan 30 June, 12:57

"We have been familiarized with the plant "Tulpar-Talgo". You know, before our trains traveled at a speed of 40-60 km/h. New trains of "Tulpar-Talgo" will move at a speed of 160 km/h. They are spacious inside. Now basically in all regions of Kazakhstan we will send the trains, which move at a speed of 100 km/h. Thus, passengers reduce the travel time almost in half. This is a big plus for the economy also", the President of Kazakhstan has said.

In 2016 it is planned to supply 149 wagons of a new modification with a wide body "Tulpar-Talgo". The main prerogatives of the wagons of the new modification are:

- introduction of new types of cars Tourist with a seating and baggage car;

- changing the interior design of all types of cars;

- increase in the width by 25 cm and height by 22.4 cm;

- increase in the area of ​​toilets in 1.8 times;

- sleeping shelf length increase is 7 cm;

- increasing the width of the corridor by 10 cm.

The wagon for people with disabilities includes 3 compartments, equipped with the sliding entrance doors in the hallway.

The new cars can be used in climates down to -50 degrees.

In July 2016 it’s scheduled to carry out the dynamic and certification testing of two trains’ formulations to meet the requirements of the European standards.

Photo by Azamat Aliyev