The daily train to the Kazakh capital Astana, now renamed as Nur Sultan waits to depart the rather cold city of Semey near the Russian border.
The international train from Moscow to Tashkent (Uzbekistan) is re-engined from a new (GE EVO) diesel to an old ex-Soviet (VL80) electric as it passes through Kazakhstan.
Early on a snowy and very cold morning...
Passenger train № 5 Tashkent - Moscow
TE33A 54 hauls a mixed freight train towards Almaty.
A mixed freight train is climbing the pass from Joloman to Saryozek.