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Bakytzhan Sagintayev inspects the technological features of the Aktobe Rail and Section Works

by March 30, 2017 General

Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited the Aktobe Rail and Section Works as part of his working visit to the Aktobe region.

During his visit, B. Sagintayev was informed on the production features and was demonstrated samples of the finished products. It should be noted that the plant uses the new technology “Siemens VIA Metals Technologies”, which allows using the produced rails in high-speed lines and lines with increased freight intensity.

The plant’s products are used in the construction of the Almaty 1 � Shu second railway lines, as well as on the access roads to the currently constructed projects of the Kuryk port ferry complex and the Astana railway station complex. In general, to modernize the backbone railway network of the Republic of Kazakhstan within the framework of a long-term contract for purchasing rails between JSC “NC” KTZ “and LLP “ARBZ” it is planned to supply more than 600 thousand tons of rails before 2022.

In addition to saturating the domestic market, the Aktobe manufacturers export rail products to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Belarus, Georgia, Turkmenistan, the Russian Federation, Estonia and Iran.

As per the Presidential instructions outlined in his Address Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness”, further industrialization in the country will continue with an emphasis on developing competitive manufactures with high export potential, such as the Aktobe Rail and Section Works.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan