Turkmenistan becomes the logistics center of Central Asia

Turkmenistan becomes the logistics center of the Central Asian region: Turkmenistan, which has a significant portion of the world's energy resources, is becoming the logistics center of the Central Asian region. Thanks to Turkmenistan, Central Asian countries will open to the Persian Gulf via Iran.

Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Iran jointly implemented railway line project has reached an important stage. With the completion of the total length of 926 kilometers, Turkmenistan will open to the Persian Gulf, especially Kazakhstan. In addition, the project will be an important railway network connecting Asia and Europe.

11, which connects Turkmenistan with Kazakhstan, will be opened in May. Turkmenistan President Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev are expected to attend the opening. Turkmen leader Berdimuhamedov went to Kazakhstan today for various contacts and opening.

It is expected that the Iranian part of the line, which will carry Central Asia to the Persian Gulf, will be completed. Turkmenistan completed the 444 kilometer section from its territory to the border with Kazakhstan. work is now under way up to the Iranian border. 146 kilometers of the railway line is located in Kazakhstan, 722,5 kilometers are in Turkmenistan and 80 kilometers are in Iran. The railway line will reduce the freight transport path of the Central Asian countries to the Persian Gulf. It is aimed to transport up to 12 million tons by rail.


A Turkish company took part in the Uzen (Kazakhstan) - Gizilgaya-Bereket-Etrek (Turkmenistan) - Gurgen (Iran) railway line, the foundation of which was laid in December 1. Net Yapı, a subsidiary of Nata Holding, brought Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan with the 2007 × 25 km railway in harsh weather conditions that reached -60 in winter and 27 in summer. Turkish company Turkmenistan completed this project in 2 month, 9 kilometer railway line.

In this regard, he completed 234 kilometer distance energy signaling, connection equipment supply and construction projects between Nata Holding / Net Yapı Buzhu and Serhetyaka stations, which established a factory in Bereket and constructed an 110 kilowatt electric transmission line between Serhetyaka and Oğuzhan.


The tripartite agreement on the Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway network project, called the North-South Transportation Corridor, was signed at the Presidents' Summit of the Caspian States in Iran. The project aims to further develop the commercial-economic relations of the Central Asian countries and increase the transportation between the countries in the region. The railway line will reduce 600 kilometers of freight transport routes to the Gulf countries. In the first stage, 5 million tons of cargo will be transported annually. This capacity will then be increased to 12 million tons.
On the other hand, it is leading a number of other projects in order to make Turkmenistan the most important logistics country in the region. March A preliminary protocol on Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway project was signed at 2013. This project is expected to start as soon as possible. In April 2011, an agreement was signed on the establishment of the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Oman-Qatar international transport and transit corridor in Ashgabat.

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