Electric trains may appear in Almaty
Mayor of Almaty Bakytzhan Sagintayev at the meeting on social and economic development of the city addressed the internal migration and a transport issues.
According to him, a major flow of migrants comes from the cities of Talgar and Kaskelen of Almaty region. In this regard, the administration of the city plans to launch electric trains for residents of these cities. However, a railroad should be build for these purposes, he said.
The mayor asked President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to order the government to resolve this issue in cooperation with the mayor's office of Almaty.
"A gradual implementation of this important social project should be started," Sputnik Kazakhstan cited Sagintayev as saying.