Information published on 10 May 2016 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 497.

Kazakhstan: Moldova expresses interest in buying Kazakh railway products

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Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) President Askar Mamin and CEO of Moldova Railways Yuryi Topal held a meeting in Astana on 25 April 2016.

During the meeting the parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of logistics, transport and railway engineering.

According to the press statement, particular attention was paid to the participation of Kazakh companies in the railway modernisation of Moldova, the procurement of modern locomotives, freight and passenger cars, as well as long rails, wheel-bandage products and car casting from Kazakhstan to Moldova.

The delegation also visited the Locomotive Kurastyru Zauyty and Tulpar Talgo companies, where they got acquainted with a range of products, production lines and development perspectives of the two plants. In addition, the Moldovan representatives visited the Centre for Transport Technology, which is a branch company of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.

As part of the visit, the Moldovan delegation was invited to Ekibastuz to visit Kazakhstan Wagon Company and Prommashkomplekt enterprise. Both companies produce wagons, turnouts, and wheels. The guests appreciated the capacity of the Kazakh producers.

(Source: KTZ)