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Uzbekistan Launches High Speed Tashkent-Smarkand Rail Line

Car Rental & Rail | September 08, 2011

Uzbekistan Launches High Speed Tashkent-Smarkand Rail Line

Uzbekistan has launched a new high-speed rail line connecting Tashkent and Samarkand. The new high-speed electric train, call Afrosiyob, was manufactured by Patentes Talgo S.L. (Spain). It made its first trip from Tashkent to Samarkand on Aug. 26. The train covered the distance of 205 miles in two hours.

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