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by Uzh
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Taxi Astana airport report
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Taxi Astana airport report

Bradt guide say that there is a taxi-kiosk where you can buy a taxi-voucher. This is no longer true. At the tourist information they told me, that the kiosk no longer exist. Good news for the taxi-mafia. One man is waiting for you and it seems that no matter what you do, you will end in his car. Fir...
by Uzh
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Question about train Dushanbe-Moscow and Moscow-Khodjent
Replies: 23
Views: 4351

Re: Question about train Dushanbe-Moscow and Moscow-Khodjent

As i mentioned in the uzbekistan part of forum, it was not possible to buy one these train tickets at stations in uzbekistan. The only way for me was to buy it online. It seems that the booking systems at the stations is not ready for it. I bought it online and changed the online ticket at the stati...
by Uzh
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Are there trains to Ferghana Valley?
Replies: 2
Views: 294

Re: Are there trains to Ferghana Valley?

There are usually two trains from tashkent south station to andishan. One in the morning, one in the evening. One some days there might be an additional train.

You can check it on kazakhstan railway homepage.
by Uzh
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tashkent (UZ) to Khujand (Tajik.) by bus
Replies: 6
Views: 2677

Re: Tashkent (UZ) to Khujand (Tajik.) by bus

I did it today from khujand to tashkent and it was absolutely no fun. At the border, 3 buses arrived at one time, which means a long wait. I crossed many many borders, this was one of the less pretty one. The bus leaves at 8 o clock in khujand. At the tajik border there was a long line of people fro...
by Uzh
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 184
Views: 61694

Re: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A

Entered with e-visa by train. No problem. But you have to show the print. Boarding guards had no electronic equipment. They also stamped my visa print.
by Uzh
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: ATM situation in Uzbekistan
Replies: 32
Views: 2676

Re: ATM situation in Uzbekistan

Only the atm of oriental bank offered only us dollar, the other one of aksa bank sum or usd. Around this supermarket opposite railway station there was another atm with a maestro sticker which i didn't try. Apropos: exchanging usd dollar in sum is very easy. Some of the atms even can change money an...
by Uzh
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Buying train tickets Uzbekistan - Tajikistan
Replies: 0
Views: 277

Buying train tickets Uzbekistan - Tajikistan

I use the train from termez to dushanbe and from khujand to samarkand. It was not possible to buy a railway ticket in the stations. The only way is to buy it online. At the stations of tashkent pass and south, they simply denied the existence of this trains. In termez, they told me, that there are n...
by Uzh
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: ATM situation in Uzbekistan
Replies: 32
Views: 2676

Re: ATM situation in Uzbekistan

Mastercard: the atm at the street in front of the asaka bank building works. (Asaka bank atm) The asaka bank atm inside hotel miran int did not work. Hotel employes said, that the atm usually works. Maestro and visa plus: on the other side of the big street in front of the railway station, there is ...
by Uzh
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: New Railway Baku-Tiblisi-Kars (Turkey)
Replies: 29
Views: 11391

Re: New Railway Baku-Tiblisi-Kars (Turkey)

And if they ever finished the line, that doesn't means there will be a passenger transport. This railway is primarly build for freight-trains.

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