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Kyrgyz railways purchase new equipment

The Kyrgyz railways modernize and update the track facilities machinery. It was put into operation today.

As Kyrgyz Temir Zholu noted, in 2017, 15 units of machinery were bought: tractors, loaders and excavators.

«The machinery was purchased at own expense. Renewal of the fleet is a significant step in solving the issue of modernization and renovation of the track infrastructure. At the moment, this is a priority for the development of the enterprise,» Kyrgyz Temir Zholu noted.

According to representatives of the state enterprise, six main diesel locomotives and 150 open-top wagons for the southern branch of the enterprise have already been purchased. The next step in the modernization will be the purchase of freight cars at the expense of a loan from the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund.