Currently, JSC "NC" KTZ "has a holding structure based on ensuring the functional integrity and manageability of the railway industry in the transportation process. The sole shareholder of JSC "NC" KTZ "is a Joint Stock Company" Sovereign Wealth Fund "Samruk-Kazyna", which solves the problem of improving corporate governance, increasing transparency of the budget, controls the activity of JSC "NC" Kazakhstan Temir Zholy "by the Board of Directors, without interfering with its operational work.
JSC "NC" KTZ "carries out activities such as acting as an operator mainline railway network, transportation of passengers and goods by rail. Said activity is regulated in accordance with laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Railway Transport" and "On natural monopolies and regulated markets."
To date, rail transport is an important component part of the industrial infrastructure of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The geographical conditions of Kazakhstan (the lack of direct access to the sea, the presence of navigable rivers), the vastness of the territory, the raw material structure of production and distribution of productive forces, poor road infrastructure make the role of railway transport in the economy is extremely important.