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NEWS AND EVENTS
March 28, 2016
Uzbekistan holds 17th place in Global High-Speed Train Ranking
Uzbekistan took the 17th place among 20 countries of the world in Global High-Speed Train Ranking, published by GoEuro. The ranking is based on such figures as record speed, operation speed, line coverage and population coverage, as well as expense of population to 1 km railway.

According to ranking, the record speed of high-speed train in Uzbekistan makes up 255 km/h (17th place in ranking on this figure) and operation speed 250 km/h (13th place).

Share of high-speed line in total railway infrastructure of Uzbekistan is 8.21% (6th place). According to GoEuro, about 90.1% of Uzbek population has access to high speed train (16th place).

GoEuro underlined that population spends 0.18 euros for each 1 km of travel at high speed train (11th place).

Japan, South Korea and China hold first top three places in the ranking. The United States is on 19th place ad Finland 20th place. Russia holds 15th place.

High-speed train Afrosiyob started regular trips between Tashkent and Samarkand from 8 October 2011. From 2015, Afrosiyob started to run on route Tashkent-Samarkand-Qarshi.

(Source: UzDaily.com)


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