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KTZ’s fleet to account for 2,157 passenger cars

29 May 2024
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Passenger coaches from ZIKSTO
Passenger coaches from ZIKSTO. Source: KTZ
Savenkova Ekaterina, Editorial Contributor to International Projects of ROLLINGSTOCK Agency
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Stolchnev Alexey, Russian Projects Editor, ROLLINGSTOCK Agency

Kazakhstan: The national operator uses 1,317 passenger coaches, 723 Talgo cars, and 108 EMU and DMU cars.

Almost a third of the fleet (30%) has been in service for over 20 years, with an average of 17 years.

Rendering of the livery of Stadler coaches for KTZ Rendering of the livery of Stadler coaches for KTZ. Source: Stadler

At a recent briefing, Zhanibek Taizhanov, CEO of Passenger Transportation, a subsidiary of KTZ, revealed that there are plans to renew 90% of the fleet by 2030. The key KTZ supplier of passenger coaches is local ZIKSTO. It is anticipated that by 2025, the company will deliver 307 vehicles.

Then, KTZ is expecting 537 Stadler coaches, which will be assembled in Astana with a localisation of up to 35%. Furthermore, the national operator is looking to purchase 100 additional MU cars.

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