Tariff policy

National company «Kazakhstan temir zholy» Joint stock company establishes temporal rates for the current tariffs and special through rates for transit cargo transportation in the international communication for a freight year (hereinafter — TT KZ) pursuant to the Tariff Agreement of railway administrations from participating countries of Commonwealth of Independent States.

Temporal rates for the tariffs and special through rates for transit cargo transportation are established for TT KZ rates on the basis of offers made by railway administrations from CIS countries and other countries, requests from freight forwarding organizations, consignors and consignees, international contracts or agreements (within the terms stipulated in the contracts and agreements), as well as on the Company’s initiative.

The request from freight forwarding organizations, consignors and consignees to give them temporal rates for tariffs and special through rates for transit cargo transportation is formed as an application.

An offer from a railway administration shall be formed in a written form with the signature of an official administrative person and it shall contain a concrete ground of necessity to establish temporal rates for tariffs and special through rates for transit cargo transportation.
United transit tariff

This tariff is applied to the cargo transported by railways – to participants of the Tariff subject to conditions of the Agreement of international railway freight communication (AIFC), the United enactments to the contract of International railway cargo transportation. If transportation is implemented through boundary, port stations and station where cargo is delivered by motor transport, as well as during cargo transportation by railway transport with the participation of pipeline transport in transit communications stated in Section X of the Tariff:

• Between the countries the railways of which participate in the Tariff

• Between the countries the railways of which participate in the Tariff on the one hand and between the countries the railways of which do not participate in it on the other hand.

International railway transit tariff

This tariff is applied to the cargo transported via transit by railways – to the participants of ITT on the ground of the Agreement of international railway freight communication (AIFC), the United enactments to the contract of International railway cargo transportation or any other transport right apart from cargo transportation to\from the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, the People’s Republic of China, the Korean Democratic People's Republic, Mongolia via transit by railways which are participants of UTT at the same time.