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KZ4AT-0001 In Kazakhstan

23 Mar 2014 20:10
  • KZ4AT-0001 In Kazakhstan
  • KZ4AT-0001 In Kazakhstan
  • KZ4AT-0001 In Kazakhstan

At present KZ4AT-0001, the first of KTZ’s new generation electric locomotives, is being tested in Kazakhstan. This machine was built at the Alstom works in Belfort, and the accompanying photos show it inside the EKZ works in Astana, which is where at present a batch of two-section Class KZ8A freight electrics is being built for KTZ. The third photo shows the interior of one of the cabs of KZ4AT-0001, the console equipment still protected against possible damage.


Class KZ8As Enter Test Commercial service

20 Mar 2014 16:18
  • Class KZ8As Enter Test Commercial service
  • Class KZ8As Enter Test Commercial service

On 10 January 2014 KTZ put the first 12 Class KZ8A locomotives into test commercial service, hauling freights on the Ekibastuz - Tobol and Ekibastuz - Presnogorkovskaya lines. Here we see KZ8A-0013 at Astana depot on 13 January (together with a VL80 locomotive). This period of operation is designed to reveal what advantages and disadvantages the machines offer to the Kazakhstan state operator.

Tags: KTZ KZ8A

A Busy Summer For Shcherbinka

13 Aug 2013 08:57
  • A Busy Summer For Shcherbinka
  • A Busy Summer For Shcherbinka
  • A Busy Summer For Shcherbinka
  • A Busy Summer For Shcherbinka

In Mid-August VNIIZhT test centre was hosting a full consignment of new vehicles destined for the Russian network. Examples include the first 25 kV Granit, 11201-001, built by Uralskie lokomotivy (the photo dates from 3 August 2013), an infrastructure inspection diesel railcar 611M-001, built by PESA (seen here on 29 July), and 25 kV locomotive 2ES5-002 (together with 001, not visible in this photo, taken on 2 August), built by NEVZ. The final photo in the sequence shows KZ8A-0002 together with a Class VL80 electric hauling a rake of freight wagons on 6 July 2013.


A KZ8A At Shcherbinka

06 Jun 2013 10:28
  • A KZ8A At Shcherbinka

On 5 June 2013 KZ8A-0002 arrived at the Shcherbinka test circuit for dynamic testing, and is shown here that day being hauled by ChME3-6036.


Kazak Locomotive Visits Wien

21 Mar 2013 18:56
  • Kazak Locomotive Visits Wien
  • Kazak Locomotive Visits Wien
  • Kazak Locomotive Visits Wien
  • Kazak Locomotive Visits Wien

In March 2013 KZ8A electric was sent for climatic testing to Rail Tec Arsenal. The photos, taken on 18 March, show it being transported by barge and disembarked at Alberner Hafen, a river port on the Donau, east of Wien. The remainder the journey to the RTA was realised by low-loader, at night. A freight train on the wharf is hauled by ÖBB’s Eurorunner 2016 030.

Tags: KTZ KZ8A RTA Wien

First KZ8A Outshopped

02 Oct 2012 21:24
  • First KZ8A Outshopped

On 2 October 2012 at Alstom’s Belfort works the first two-section Class KZ8A electric freight locomotive in the batch of 200 ordered by Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (together with the 95 KZ4A passenger locomotives) was presented to invited guests. The first ten pre-series machines are to be built at Belfort, and the remainder will be built at the new Alstom factory in Astana, scheduled for inauguration on 12 December 2012.