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Track Laying with Assembly-Line Technology

The Kazakh State Railways KTZ (Kazakhstan Temir Zholy) has been using a SMD 80 track-laying train from Plasser & Theurer since 2012. This marks a change-over to track renewal with fully mechanised assembly-line technology in Kazakhstan.

Plasser & Theurer provides the complete range of technologies for railway track laying and track maintenance. All major rail operators worldwide use these machines, which perfectly fulfil clients’ demands. Given their high working speed, quality and cost-efficiency operations increase immediately.

Plasser & Theurer has already delivered 57 machines to Kazakhstan. Currently, five more tamping machines for tracks and turnouts are being put into operation. The Kazakh State Railways KTZ (Kazakhstan Temir Zholy) has been using an SMD 80 track laying train from Plasser & Theurer since 2012. This marks the change-over to track renewal in fully mechanised assembly-line technology in Kazakhstan. Using the SMD 80 for track laying, new sleepers and rails can be laid immediately after the removal of old rails and sleepers. The system operates to the full satisfaction of the customers and lives up to their expectations.

Plasser & Theurer is an integral part of the railway transportation system and contributes towards continuously improving advantages for operators in terms of efficiency gains. Plasser & Theurer will continue to provide innovative solutions for track maintenance to railway operators in Kazakhstan. 
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