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Alstom presents first freight locomotive for Azerbaijan

Alstom today presented the first Prima T8 AZ8A electric freight locomotive for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY). The event took place at Alstom’s site in Astana, Kazakhstan, where 40 such locomotives are being manufactured by Alstom joint venture EKZ. The... ...

Alstom becomes majority shareholder in its Kazakh locomotive joint venture

Alstom signed an agreement with the Kazakh national railway company (KTZ) to acquire their 25% stake in the EKZ Joint Venture (JV). After approval by the relevant authorities, Alstom will see its total share brought to 75%. The agreement was signed by... ...

Alstom inaugurated first locomotive repairing centre in Kazakhstan

Alstom has inaugurated its first repairing centre in Astana, Kazakhstan. The corrective and overhaul preventive works, including spare parts and repairing of traction and brake systems, for the Prima T8 (KZ8A) and Prima M4 (KZ4AT) locomotives will be... ...

Alstom’s JV EKZ obtains the first IRIS certification in Kazakhstan

Alstom’s JV EKZ obtains the first IRIS certification in Kazakhstan :Alstom’s JV EKZ became the first train manufacturer in Kazakhstan to receive the IRIS certification (International Railway Industry Standard).This certification has been... ...

Alstom sets a new high-speed record in Kazakhstan with its KZ4AT locomotive

Alstom sets a new high-speed record in Kazakhstan with its KZ4AT locomotive :Alstom sets a high-speed record in Kazakhstan reaching 200 km/h while conducting tests on its KZ4AT passenger locomotive on the Moiynty-Kiik line South East of Astana. These... ...

Alstom increased its stake in Kazakh EKZ to 50%

Alstom increased its stake in Kazakh EKZ to 50% :Alstom and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) (1) closed the deal of Alstom’s acquisition of an additional 25% in the EKZ joint venture (JV), formed by Alstom, KTZ and Transmashholding (TMH) (2) to produce... ...

Alstom’s freight locomotives reach 10 million kilometres in Kazakhstan

Alstom’s freight locomotives reach 10 million kilometres in Kazakhstan :Alstom’s freight locomotives Prima KZ8A have reached 10 million kilometres on the Kazakhstan’s rail network. 31 locos are currently in commercial operation from Tobol to... ...

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