Kazakhstan to raise rail passenger transportation tariffs

ASTANA. January 12. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakh Ministry of Transport and Communications plans to raise tariffs for rail passenger transportation in 2011 and 2012, Kazinform quotes Vice Minister Azat Bekturov as saying.

"Probably we will raise the prices by 10%", the Vice Minister added.

According to him, many companies propose to increase the tariffs.

"Rail passenger transportation prices in Kazakhstan are very low. As for air tickets, their prices will not change", he stressed.

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