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High-speed trains from Spain to service Tashkent-Samarkand route

5 August 2011
High-speed trains from Spain to service Tashkent-Samarkand route

The first high-speed train, Talgo 250 (Spain), to service Tashkent-Samarkand route was received by Uzbekistan on 7/23/2011.  Approved in January 2010, this contract of 38 m euros is part of the numerous upgrades to improve the railways infrastructure.  The second train is expected to arrive in September 2011.  Each train set includes two locomotives, a dining car and eight passenger cars and can carry 257 passengers in three classes. Their operating speed is 250km/hour.