On October 4, in Aktobe, the annual 133rd meeting of the Rail Commission was held.
The event, organized for the first time in the territory of Kazakhstan, was attended by representatives of the leading companies in the field of production, quality control and operation of rails from more than 20 countries of the world at the site of Aktobe Rail and Section Works LLP. Among them: Siemens VAI (Austria), Mitsui & Co and Nippon Steel (Japan), EVRAZ Holding (Russia), Kardemir (Turkey), NDT Technologies Inc. (Canada) and others.
Vice-President for Infrastructure Projects of JSC NC KTZ B. Urynbasarov voiced a welcome letter on behalf of First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan A.Mamin.
“Holding the 133rd meeting of the Rail Commission in Kazakhstan is a significant event in the rail-rolling production business,” the greeting says.
Noting the role of the Rail Commission in the manufacture and operation of rail products “in the 1520 space,” A. Mamin stressed that “Aktobe Rail and Section Works, built on behalf of the Head of State, is one of the modern enterprises in the Eurasian space. Unique technologies are used here, high-quality and competitive products are produced.
Vice-President B. Urynbasarov called the production of rails one of the priority directions of railway engineering in Kazakhstan and noted that “the key stage in the development of the railway industry was the construction of the first plant in the Kazakhstan for the production of rail products.”
“The products of the Aktobe manufacturers are widely used in the construction of the facilities of the state program “Nurly Zhol”: the second railway lines of Almaty-Shu line, the infrastructure of the new sea port of Kuryk, the new station complex of Astana,” Urynbasarov said.
The plant’s products have passed all kinds of bench testing, and fully comply with the requirements of safety, quality, standards of technical regulations and international standards.
Currently, ARBZ has mastered the production of rails of the type P65 class DT 350 and DT 350 SS for high-speed movement.
During the meeting, A.Kuchin, Deputy Head of the Central Directorate of Infrastructure of JSCo Russian Railways, A.Kuzmin, Director General of ARBZ LLP, also spoke.
For reference: Rail Commission – Commission for the preparation of quality standards for rails. It was created more than 130 years ago.