According to the press service of the state enterprise "Kyrgyz Temir Jolu" - the sale of tickets for the passenger train "Tashkent - Balykchy - Tashkent" was opened with departure from the capital of Uzbekistan on Thursdays and arrival in Bishkek and Balykchy on Fridays.

The cost of a ticket from Bishkek to Tashkent in econom-class is from 2 thousand 500 soms, in a compartment carriage from 3 thousand 378 soms, in a luxury carriage - from 6 thousand 432 soms.

The passenger train will run once a week by the Uzbek railways. With 7 compartment carriages, 3 econom-class and a restaurant coach.

March 22 at 20:50 the first train on the route Tashkent - Bishkek - Balykchy - Bishkek - Tashkent was released from Tashkent.

This is a great event for both countries! By the season, passenger traffic should increase due to tourists from Europe and the USA, travelling along the Great Silk Road.
A few days ago, in Uzbekistan, a video about the tourism of Kyrgyzstan and VIC-3 will be broadcasted by the National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan on the basis of a Memorandum of Cooperation signed between the PTRC of the KR and the NTRC of the Republic of Uzbekistan on February 27, 2018, signed with the assistance of the Embassy and the Department of Tourism at the MCIT of the Kyrgyz Republic.

This is a real breakthrough in the development of cooperation between the tourism industry of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan