Afrosiyob starts to run between Tashkent and Samarkand three times a day

17-08-2015

High-speed train Afrosiyob

High-speed train Afrosiyob started to run three times a day between Tashkent and Samarkand from 15 August 2015.

Uzjeldorpass (Uzbek Railway Passanger) said that the additional train between Samarkand and Tashkent was appointed from 15 August 2015 due to growth of demand in tourism season.

The train will leave Samarkand at 10:40 and arrive in Tashkent at 12:57. It will leave the Uzbek capital at 13:50 and arrive in Samarkand at 15:58.

High-speed train Afrosiyob started to carry out regular trips between two cities from 8 October 2011. From 13 February 2012, the train started to run between two cities each day.

Afrosiyob train, produced in Spain by Patentes Talgo S. A., runs at the speed of 250 kmh and passes the 344 km distance between Tashkent and Samarkand in two hours.

Total capacity of the train makes up 257 people. The electricity train consists of two locomotives, 8 passenger cars and one dining-car. The train has VIP, first class and economy class places. The trains can be used by people with limited abilities.

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