It is planned to introduce tolling system at three road sections in 2017
It was stated by the Minister for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek, during meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. According to him, one of priority tasks of the state program “Nurly Zhol” is introduction of pay-rates on highways of national importance. It is planned that 6.5 thousand km of roads will be toll.
In the current year, we started installing tolling system at roads Astana – Temirtau (132 km) and Almaty – Kapshagai (42 km). Also in the second half of the year we plan to start installation of tolling system at road Almaty – Khorgos (295 km). By the end of the year, we plan to bring into operation the system on these sections,”- said Minister Zhenis Kasymbek.
According to the head of the MID of the RoK, by the end of the year it is planned to complete development of project for introduction of tolling at 5,5 thousand km (Kapshagai – Taldykorgan, Astana – Kostanay – border of the Russian Federation, Pavlodar – border of the Russian Federation, Aktobe – Uralsk – border of the Russian Federation, Atyrau – Dossor – Beyneu – Akzhigit – border of Uzbekistan, border of the Russian Federation – Aktobe – Kyzylorda, Taraz – Kainar, Shchuchinsk – Kokshetau -Petropavlovsk – border of the Russian Federation, Uralsk – border of the Russian Federation, Astana-Pavlodar, Aktau-Beyneu, Kyzylorda-Shymkent-Taraz, Shymkent-border of Uzbekistan).
It is planned to attract investors in face of world-famous companies (Kapch, FETC, RT-Invest) with co-financing from the EBRD (implementation period 2018-2019) for the introduction of tolling system and further operation of the system. At present, JSC NC KazAvtoZhol is engaged in attracting EBRD loans in amount of 150 million USD.