New Afrosiyob train carries out its first trip

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- New high speed train Afrosiyob conducted its first trip on route Tashkent-Bukhara-Tashkent on 20 March 2017.

Uzbekistan Temir Yollari received new high speed train Afrosiyob in the beginning of March 2017.

On 20 March, Central Station of Tashkent hosted a solemn ceremony dedicated to the first trip of new train.

Uzbekistan Temir Yollari has been using Afrosiyob trains since 2011. Till today, the company had two modern high speed trains. So far, these trains run over 1 million km and conducted 5,500 trips and transported about 1.05 million passengers.

The company said that new train has more number of Economic class cars. It added that Afrosiyob-1 and Afrosiyob-2 could transport 215 passengers, while new Afrosiyob-3 can transport up to 287 persons.

The Uzbek company will receive another Afrosiyob train in April 2017.

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