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22 October, 2019 18:01

Kazakhstan seen depreciation of buses fall to 28%

According to Vice Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development Berik Kamaliyev, the depreciation of passenger trains was 90% in 2009, and 60% in 2014, primeminister.kz informs.

Kazakhstan seen depreciation of buses fall to 28%  | Strategy2050.kz

There are 2 146 passenger trains in Kazakhstan.

“The depreciation of trains has fallen from 65% to 42%, there are plans to bring this figure to 30%. This year has seen the purchase of 63 trains, other 43 trains will be acquired by the year’s end. We acquire 100 trains every 5 years. We signed a big contract with Transmashholding, and we would like to produce trains in Kazakhstan,” he said.

The vice minister went on to say that subsidies on socially important routes will continue.

Under the second phase of the Nurly zhol programme, it is planned to allocate 657 billion tenge to purchase 600 passenger trains and 144 domestically manufactured locomotives, aiming at reducing the depreciation of the fleet of passenger trains to a significant 40% (-5% by 2020), that of traction rolling stock to 58% (-9% by 2020) and of trunk railway network to 49% (-5% by 2020).

In his turn, Deputy Chairman of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development’s Transport Committee Kayriden Nurkenov informed that the fleet of passenger trains is systematically renewed. This year has seen the purchanse of over 60 passenger trains for routes Almaty-Mangystau, Nur-Sultan-Atyrau and Nur-Sultan-Saryagash.

He went on to state that a comprehensive plan to renew passenger busses has been adopted as part of the development of road transport.

According to him, over 615 busses for regular routes have been purchased in the last 2 years.

In an effort to renew the fleet of public busses by 2020, 128.5 billion tenge will be provided from the national budget to buy 5000 busses, thus reducing the depreciation level from 44% to 28%, as well as stimulate the local manufacturers.

Photo credit: primeminister.kz

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