Electrification of Karshi-Termez railway completed

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Uzbekistan Temir Yollari (Uzbekistan Railways) completed the electrification of the railway section of Karshi-Termez.

As part of the project, the company electrified 325 km of the railway. The project cost was US$327.6 million.

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) provided a loan of US$ 160 million for the implementation of this project. Uzbekistan Temir Yollari directed US$167.4 million of its own funds to the project.

The project will reduce costs for passenger and freight transportation by more than a third. It will also increase the speed of movement and the capacity of the railway.

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