A Brief History of the Company



2003 The joint stock company “Kazzheldortrans” (100% subsidiary of “NC “Kazakhstan temir zholy” JSC) was established as a result of reformation of the railway transport of Kazakhstan.
2004 Branches of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC (hereafter – the Company) were opened throughout the country. The location of the Company’s branch network coincides with the location “NC “Kazakhstan temir zholy” JSC branches.
2005 · Establishment of “Centre of transport services” JSC (100% subsidiary of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC). The main activity of CTS is providing of transport-forwarding services in republic and international communication, operating own and rented rolling stock, handling multimodal transportation.
2005 Purchase of 99.64% equity share of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Finance B.V. by Kaztemirtrans JSC
2006 Certification of the Company according to the Quality Management system (QMS)in compliance with the international standards ISO 9001:2000
2007 Due to expansion of the international activity in the CIS countries and Europe and in order to identify the Company with Kazakhstan business on the international markets it was decided to rename “Kazzheldortrans” JSC into “Kaztemirtrans” JSC.
2007 Certification of the Company according to the Environmental Management System and the Occupational Safety and Health Protection System on compliance with the international standards ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, respectively.
2008 “Kaztemirtrans” JSC signed memorandum on cooperation with “ZIKSTO” JSC and “Petropavlovsk plant of heavy machinery” JSC. Parties agreed on mutually beneficial cooperation and provision of principles of partnership relations in the area of production of new wagons and spare parts for repairmen of freight wagons.
2009 The contract was signed between “Kaztemirtrans” JSC and “ZIKSTO” JSC for delivery of first 167 open cars made in Kazakhstan.
2009 The Certificates on compliance with the international standards of the Quality Management System ISO 9000, The Environmental Management System ISO 14001 and The Occupational Safety and Health Protection System OHSAS 18001 were handed to the regional company branches.
2010 Signing the loan contract with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) totalling 250 million US dollars. Funds were attracted to renew the rolling stock of the company.
2010 «KTZ Finance BV» issued Eurobonds in the amount of 700 million US dollars (share of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC composed 290 mln USD). Obtained funds were spent on implementation of investment projects on renewal of rolling stock of the Company.
2010 Organization of IP-telephony and expansion of the corporate data transmission network with application of MPLS technology.
2011 Subsidiary company of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC - «Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Finance BV» carried out a successful redemption of Eurobonds in the amount of 450 million US dollars.
2011 Singing of loan agreement with JSC “NWF “Samruk-Kazyna” in amount of 60 bln tenge. The fuds were attracted to renew the rolling stock of the Company.
2011 Commissioning of the project on automation of control system of the Company rolling stock (ACS KTT).
2012 «KTZ Finance B.V.» issued bonds in amount of 800 million USD and carried out additional to the abovementioned issue of bonds in amount of 300 mln USD (the share of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC composed 200 mln USD). The funds were used for implementation of the capital investment projects on renewal of the Company rolling stock.
2013 Carrying out measures on transfer of the inventory rolling stock of JSC “NC “KTZ” to the management of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC as its own fleet.
2013 Establishing on a parity basis a joint Kazakhstani-Russian venture JSCC “Astyk Trans” on transportation of grain cargoes with participation of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC and “Rusagrotrans” JSC. Main goals of the company include provision of dynamically developing agriculture industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan with specialized rolling stock, modernising logistic facilities and improving technologies of grain transportation.
2013“Kaztemirtrans” JSC celebrates its 10th anniversary.
2014The company actively works with key players in the transport market: shippers and shipping companies, to enter into agreements and strengthen cooperation.
2014 In order to increase the equity capital of “Astyk Trans” JSC 3000 wagons grain carriers were transferred from JSC “Kaztemirtrans” and JSC “Rusagrotrans”: 1500 wagons from each party.
2014 For the purpose of cutting tax burden on repayment financial obligations on issued Eurobonds as well as expenses on payable margin of «KTZ Finance B.V.», they changed initial issuer – «KTZ Finance B.V.» into JSC “NC “KTZ” on Eurobonds issued in 2010 and 2012 in amount of 700 and 1100 mln USD respectively.
2014 “Kaztemirtrans” JSC in accordance with purchase agreement obtained 90% of shares of LLC “Regionalnaya forwardnaya logisitika” (RFL, Moscow).
The purpose of the company – coordination of operations of freight wagons belonging to “Kaztemirtrans” JSC on the territory of the Russian Federation and bordering countries, decreasing empty runs, improving effectiveness of utilization and profitability of transportation activity of JSC “Kaztemirtrans”.
2015 “Kaztemirtrans” JSC, as a result of certifying audit carried out by the international certifying body IMQ (Instituto Italiano del Marchio di Qualita – Italian institute of quality mark), was handed certificates of compliance with the requirements of the international standard system of energy management ISO 50001:2011.
2016 Development Committee of “NC” KTZ” JSC approved the concept of creation of General Sales Center of group of companies based at "KTZ Express" JSC by opening the branch - «KTZE Operator» with transfer of functional and staff number of “Kaztransservice” JSC and the branch of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC – Management service of car operator to "KTZ Express" JSC
2016 Development Committee of “NC” KTZ” JSC approved closing the branch of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC - Management service of car operator with transfer of primary functions and staff to "KTZ Express" JSC, as well as part of subsidiary staff and functions to the branch of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC – Management of carriage rolling stock.
2016 “Since August, 2016 services sale of car operator of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC has been realized by "KTZ Express" JSC.
2016 “Kaztemirtrans” JSC became a winner of “Senimdi seriktes 2016” competition in the “long-term contracts with native commodity producers” category at “Uly dala eli”, the II Forum of commodity producers of Kazakhstan of "Atameken", the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic Kazakhstan. The company was recognized as the best customer supporting the native commodity producers with the largest sum of long-term contracts.
2016 In pursuance of No. 1141 Governmental Regulation of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 30, 2015 concerning some questions of privatization for 2016-2020 100% of shareholding of “Center of transport services” JSC, the subsidiary of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC, has been sold.
2017 In pursuance of No. 1141 Governmental Regulation of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 30, 2015 concerning some questions of privatization for 2016-2020 50% of shareholding of “Astyk Trans” JSC, the subsidiary of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC, has been sold.
2017Pursuant to No. 1141 decree of the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On some issues of privatization for 2016-2020” of December 30, 2015 90% share of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC in the authorized capital of “Regional Forward Logistics” LLC was sold.
2017In July, 2017 for the first time tenders were held at “Railcommerce”, the electronic trading exchange, for services of leasing (renting) gondola cars of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC
2018On March 15, 2018 the Board of Directors of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC decided to close “Kushmurun car-repair depot”, “Arys’ car-repair depot” and “Balkhash car-repair depot” branches.
2018In April, 2018 the Board of Directors of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC made a decision to close “Management of the car fleet” branch. 
2018On October 22, 2018 the Board of Directors of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC made a decision to close “Ural Car-Repair Depot”, the branch of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC. 
2019On January 25, 2019 the Board of Directors of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC decided to create branches of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC: Zhambyl, Ural, East and Kazakhstan Branch and Mangistau. 
2019In August, 2019 “Kaztemirtrans” JSC, based on the results of the recertification audit conducted by the international certification body, was awarded certificates for compliance with the requirements of international standards of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, implemented in “Kaztemirtrans” JSC.
2019

On September 13, 2019 the Board of Directors of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC decided to close the regional branches of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC: Zhambyl, Ural, East Kazakhstan, Mangistau.