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by Provodnik
Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Train Samarkand to Dushanbe
Replies: 9
Views: 10538

Re: Train Samarkand to Dushanbe

Steven, the articel from 2011 doesn't concern the line from Termez to Dushanbe, but the southern line from Termez towards Kurgan-Tjube. There are still international passenger trains to Dushanbe. These trains (3 times weekly) are coming from Moscow and are routed via Volgograd, Atyrau, Kungrad, Kars...
by Provodnik
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Angren-Pap trains
Replies: 8
Views: 4420

Re: Angren-Pap trains

I just discovered some recent news reports, according to which regular passenger trains will start on aug 27th betweeen Tashkent and Andijan: http://uz24.uz/society/perviy-passazhirskiy-poezd-iz-tashkenta-v-ferganskuyu-dolinu-zapustyat-27-avgusta (Russian) http://visitwinchestervirginia.com/in-uzbek...
by Provodnik
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Angren-Pap trains
Replies: 8
Views: 4420

Re: Angren-Pap trains

Uzbek Railways recently opened a new passenger train station building in Andijan - probably they wouldn't have built a new station, if they didn plan to introduce passenger trains to the Fergana valley sooner or later... Seee http://railway.uz/ru/informatsionnaya_sluzhba/novosti/3917/ We still have ...
by Provodnik
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Bukhara to Nukus by Train
Replies: 1
Views: 2039

Re: Bukhara to Nukus by Train

There is no direct train, but you can take a Tashkent-bound train from Bukhara to Navoy and change there to another train to Nukus. You can check timings at http://fahrplan.oebb.at/bin/query.exe/en? It's the travel planner of Austrian Railways, but the database includes most long distance trains in ...
by Provodnik
Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: New railway line to Fergana valley under construction
Replies: 7
Views: 5216

Re: New railway line to Fergana valley under construction

According to http://nuz.uz/sobytiya/12404-namangan-tashkent-moskva-dalee-vezde.html the following direct passenger train services are planned on the new line: Andizhan - Tashkent via Namangan Andizhan - Tashkent via Margilan Andizhan - Moskva Andizhan - Saratov Andizhan - Buchara Andizhan - Urgench ...
by Provodnik
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: New railway line to Fergana valley under construction
Replies: 7
Views: 5216

Re: New railway line to Fergana valley under construction

Construction is now finished, the railway line was inaugurated a few days ago: Uzbekistan inaugurates Angren - Pap railway THE president of Uzbekistan Mr Islam Karimov and his Chinese counterpart Mr Xi Jinping inaugurated the 123.1km Angren - Pap railway on June 22 in an event which also marked the ...
by Provodnik
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?
Replies: 6
Views: 2827

Re: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?

Beyneu - Urgench in platskartny usually costs 2800 RUB according to the website of Russian Railways. Thats about 40 EUR, and the price in Tenge will be similar. A direct train is available 4 times weekly, leaving at 00:36 on mon, thu, sat and sun. There is also a daily Bejneu - Nukus train at 03:05,...
by Provodnik
Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?
Replies: 6
Views: 2827

Re: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?

As far as I know, there is no direct train service from Aktau (station name: Mangyshlak) to Urgench. You need to change trains at Bejneu and buy seperate tickets. Thats probably why the Kazakh railways website wont give you any results from Aktau to Urgench.
by Provodnik
Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 197
Views: 75659

Re: Tajikistan launches evisa with GBAO permit

Regarding land borders... see the last question at the FAQ on the official website: https://www.evisa.tj/index.evisa.html#/help "Can e-visa holders entry to Tajikistan from all border points?" "E-visa holders can enter to the Republic of Tajikistan through all border points." That should make it cle...
by Provodnik
Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Russian Transit Visa by bicycle
Replies: 12
Views: 5936

Re: Russian Transit Visa by bicycle

Why not just get a 30-day tourist visa? Then you don't have to worry about the period of validity.