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Railway transport has played a significant role in formation of modern economic paradigm of Kazakhstan, which celebrates nowadays 25-th Anniversary of its Independence. Despite of Republic’s vast territory, cargo intensity of many sectors of the real production, this type of transport remains in fact the backbone of our statehood, integrating whole country's productive forces.

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized the above at a solemn meeting dedicated to the 100th anniversary of railways in Kazakhstan on March 6, 2004, where he said: “The glorious age-old history and traditions of railway transport in Kazakhstan are reliable and a solid foundation of the country’s economy.”

Since there is no high-speed railways it is difficult for the railway transport of Kazakhstan to reach a new level of development, as there is a direct correlation between the rate of development of Kazakhstan's economy and the presence of modern multiple truck railway network in the country as well as the presence of its own domestic production of high-quality RAILS. In addition, considering the high rate of development in the construction industry of Kazakhstan the need has matured in creation of enterprise aimed at the production of much-needed material as sections, namely Flange beams, Angles and Channels.

In this regard and in order to ensure the economic security of industrial enterprises of the Republic of Kazakhstan through a guaranteed supply of a particularly important material resources like railway rails and medium shaped rolled sections the foundation was laid for construction of Aktobe Rail and Section Works in Aktobe in 2013.

Construction of external infrastructure of the plant was carried out at the expense of the local and Republican budget by Akimat (local administration) of Aktobe region. In November 2014, the construction of Off-site utilities was completed: water supply, sewerage, gas, electricity, overpasses (road bridge) at the intersection of the railway and the highway access road.

National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC was charged for extension of Kyzgaldakty station and construction of approach roads.

On July 30, 2015 gas reciprocating power plant was built and accepted by the State Commission and Act of the State Acceptance Commission was signed upon acceptance of the constructed object.

On February 12, 2016 certificates of compliance were received according to ST RK 18001-2008 "Occupational Health and Safety Management System" and ST RK ISO 14001-2006 "Environmental Management Systems. Requirements with guidance for use" for the production of differentially heat-strengthened and non-heat-strengthened carbon steel railway rails and sections of commercial quality.

Certificates of origin ST-KZ «Railway rails type P65 (for including into the Register of domestic producers and for participation in tenders) were received on April 1, 2016.

Aktobe Rails and Section Works was put in operation on June 6, 2016 upon signing of Acceptance Certificate.