Uzbekistan Purchases High-Speed Electric Trains

As reported by the press service of Uzbekistan Railways, during the visit of the South Korean president to Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Railways and Hyundai Rotem held a bilateral meeting on the initiative of a presidential decree on railway reforms.

In line with these reforms, a project to purchase six high-speed passenger electric trains was launched, supported by the Korea Economic Cooperation Development Fund, Uzbekistan Railways, Temiryo’lekspress, and Hyundai Rotem. An agreement was signed for the supply and maintenance of these electric trains.

During the meeting, it was announced that Hyundai Rotem’s electric train would be named “Jalaluddin Manguberdi” and operate on the Tashkent-Urganch-Khiva route. The meeting concluded with the signing of a tripartite memorandum between Uzbekistan Railways, Temiryo‘lekspress, and Hyundai Rotem.